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Medtronic has developed a new customer-centric design after observing previous packages in actual use and talking with medical professionals to gain insight into how users’ core needs could be better met.


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“If it’s not critical to package performance, then don’t overspecify.”

“Be careful of voluntary standards. There have been occasions where, over time, they have ‘morphed’ into requirements.”


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If you are responsible for testing the integrity of sterile barrier systems for medical devices, this free 25-page definitive guide is for you.


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New advances in direct seal systems simplify packaging for medical devices, saving costs, improving printability and enabling optimization of gas sterilization cycles.

 

By Jonathan Andrews and Matthew Joseph


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Package design is an integral part of the entire medical device development process, yet it is frequently left as an afterthought or the decision is made to purchase an off-the-shelf system without consideration to the device


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In the medical device industry, the product is the main thing. It has to be safe. It has to be efficacious. It has to be…packaged?


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By building a new Tyvek production line in its Luxembourg facility, DowDuPont Specialty Products Div. will be freeing up medical packaging capacity in the U.S.


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Businesses of any kind find that, when doing business in China and other global locations, it helps to have facilities on the ground. Packaging is no exception.


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Revision of EN ISO 11607, the guiding standard for medical device packaging, is progressing toward completion later this year.


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Reusing metal instruments could be draining hospitals of both time and resources, argues Jason Haider.


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With WestPack and Medical Design & Manufacturing West 2018 shows taking place together in Anaheim February 6-8, medical device packaging professionals will have much to see and learn. 


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Sterile medical procedures depend upon proper handling of the sterile barrier—and that includes opening medical packaging properly. But what does that mean, and just how hard can it be?


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Water-based and hot-melt adhesive coatings are commonly used for creating peelable seals. There are many formulations, so how do you choose the right one for your package?


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Celebrating its 10th year, BIOMEDevice San Jose serves Silicon Valley's thriving medical device design and manufacturing industry.


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As cost pressures continue to mount in the healthcare industry, medical device manufacturers are looking to reduce their costs to produce, explains Brian Whalen, director of sales & marketing for CleanCut Technologies.


Medtronic has developed a new customer-centric design after observing previous packages in actual use and talking with medical professionals to gain insight into how users’ core needs could be better met.

The medical device manufacturer...


“If it’s not critical to package performance, then don’t overspecify.”

“Be careful of voluntary standards. There have been occasions where, over time, they have ‘morphed’ into requirements.”

“There is very little control of the...


If you are responsible for testing the integrity of sterile barrier systems for medical devices, this free 25-page definitive guide is for you. Written by veteran medical packaging journalist Daphne Allen, It outlines the available package...


New advances in direct seal systems simplify packaging for medical devices, saving costs, improving printability and enabling optimization of gas sterilization cycles.

 

By Jonathan Andrews and Matthew Joseph

 ...


Package design is an integral part of the entire medical device development process, yet it is frequently left as an afterthought or the decision is made to purchase an off-the-shelf system without consideration to the device or sterilization...


In the medical device industry, the product is the main thing. It has to be safe. It has to be efficacious. It has to be…packaged?

Packaging often gets short shrift, but it’s so important. Its design affects storage efficiency. Its...


By building a new Tyvek production line in its Luxembourg facility, DowDuPont Specialty Products Div. will be freeing up medical packaging capacity in the U.S.

Christian Marx, vp and general manager for Tyvek-Typar at...


Businesses of any kind find that, when doing business in China and other global locations, it helps to have facilities on the ground. Packaging is no exception.

Oliver Healthcare Packaging, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., provides sterile...


Revision of EN ISO 11607, the guiding standard for medical device packaging, is progressing toward completion later this year. With many of the changes prompted by EU’s new Medical Device Regulations (MDRs), could harmonization with the EU’s new...


Reusing metal instruments could be draining hospitals of both time and resources, argues Jason Haider. To address what he calls an “antiquated medical device supply chain,” he founded Xenco Medical to offer surgical instruments and implants...


With WestPack and Medical Design & Manufacturing West 2018 shows taking place together in Anaheim February 6-8, medical device packaging professionals will have much to see and learn. 

To help attendees find the newest ideas in medical...


Sterile medical procedures depend upon proper handling of the sterile barrier—and that includes opening medical packaging properly. But what does that mean, and just how hard can it be? And, more importantly, can you build features into your...


Water-based and hot-melt adhesive coatings are commonly used for creating peelable seals. There are many formulations, so how do you choose the right one for your package?

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As cost pressures continue to mount in the healthcare industry, medical device manufacturers are looking to reduce their costs to produce, explains Brian Whalen, director of sales & marketing for CleanCut Technologies.

To help MDMs...


Medical device regulations are changing around the world, and many of the new expectations will impact packaging, say experts. Many of the changes encourage the development of packages that help end-users ensure the safe use of sterile medical...