Aaron Swanson

Aaron Swanson

PRESIDENT

 

Aaron is currently President, having served previously as Vice President Operations and Director of Medical Products.

He founded and continues to oversee all aspects of Medical Device assembly, packaging and sterilization.

He previously served as the Microbiology and Chemistry Manager for Medical Research Group where he oversaw biological aspects in the development of implantable glucose sensors and insulin pumps.

Aaron holds a BS in Biology from the University of Minnesota and an MS in Microbiology from California State University, Northridge. He has two patents in medical device sterilization and packaging.

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Published Articles by Aaron

Fundamentals of the CAPA Quality Process

An Introduction to Medical Device Contract Manufacturing A good medical device contract manufacturer must have a rigorous quality system in place to ensure that the device is protected and safe for use.  Part of that system should include a detailed corrective and...

How to Navigate an Audit During a Pandemic

For anyone in the medical device industry, ISO Audits are stressful enough and there is a lot riding on them. However, in the current situation, now you add the challenges of a pandemic and remote communication on top of it. As part of a recent renewal audit for our...

PRO-TECH Design Purchases Minnesota Contract Manufacturer

PRO-TECH Design & Manufacturing, Inc. is returning to its roots in Minnesota.  With the acquisition of Surgical Technologies, Inc. (STI), PRO-TECH owners are deepening ties to their home state of Minnesota. The founder and CEO, Pam McMaster, started her career in...

The Essentials of Medical Device Packaging Validation

Packaging validations are a critical part of the overall medical device packaging process. Validations ensure that the packaging material, sealing processes, handling and distribution meet appropriate standards to protect the integrity of the packaging and its...

The Essentials of Medical Device Outsourcing

Outsourcing production and assembly of medical devices is a common practice in the medical device industry and this article will delve into the top reasons why. 1. Lower Initial Investment For medical device companies, a key benefit of outsourcing is that they don’t...

The Essentials of Medical Device Assembly

Let’s start at the beginning and define our topic – “Contract Assembly” refers to an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) outsourcing the assembly of a medical device to a third-party. A select group of companies called Contract Manufacturers provide this unique...

The Essentials of Medical Device Packaging

On the surface, it may seem that providing proper packaging for anything is straightforward. You need a box, maybe some packaging material, and a label. However, when you are talking about packaging medical devices that may be implanted into a patient, it quickly gets...

2022 – Making the Case for a Positive Outlook

It might seem counterintuitive for some given all the negative headlines as we kick off the new year, but we have a positive outlook on 2022. Sure, supply chain issues will still be with us for a while and Covid doesn’t seem to want to go away. However, we view these...