Archive for the ‘Cleanroom production’ Category

Sterile Medical Manufacturing Training Coming to Sheffield, UK

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Medical device consulting, auditing and training organisation NSF-DBA has announced an educational programme devoted to the manufacture of sterile medical devices that will be held in Sheffield, UK. The four-module course will address cleanroom and sterile medical manufacturing issues, packaging processes and the validation of cleaning processes from 15 to ...

Steripack Is Coming to America

Monday, August 13th, 2012

During a press junket to Steripack's world-class facility in the lush countryside near Clara, Ireland, group sales director Barry Moore announced that the company would be bringing its medical packaging expertise to the US market. He also announced that Tony Paolino had just been hired, the company's first employee in ...

Stork Veco Adds Cleanrooms to Netherlands Facility

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Stork Veco International Inc. has completed construction of new Class 1000 and Class 10,000 cleanrooms at its facility in Eerbeek, Netherlands, for the production of precision electroformed metal parts. The company fabricates close-tolerance, burr-free parts with micron and submicron features and sharp edge definition. Medical device manufacturers are among the ...

Medical Products Campus Helps Western Companies Enter China

Monday, April 18th, 2011

For Western companies planning to enter the growing medical device market in China, a facility in Jiaxing called the Medical Products Campus can provide support and contract services. A recent article on PlasticsToday discussed the advantages that the campus can offer to companies as they enter a device market that ...

Beyond Balloons: Interface Catheter Solutions Expands Medical Extrusion Services

Monday, April 11th, 2011

From the wire: Interface Catheter Solutions has announced a major expansion of its extrusion services. The company, which has created more than 2000 balloon designs, now offers full-service custom medical extrusions. In preparation for this service, Interface has built a new cleanroom, installed additional extrusion equipment and assembled a dedicated ...

LPKF Launches New Cleanroom for Microfluidic Welds

Monday, February 21st, 2011

[caption id="attachment_21510" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Cleanroom production: LPKF verifies its suitability for hygienic laser welding in high-purity surroundings."][/caption] LPKF LaserWelding's new cleanroom in Erlangen, Germany started operations at the end of 2010. The company uses it for welding-process evaluations, especially for particularly sensitive plastic products. The new cleanroom complies with cleanness class ...

Custom Cleanroom Pass-Through Oven Solves Heat Treating Challenge for Arterial Stents

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Carbolite, the UK’s largest manufacturer of standard laboratory and industrial ovens, helped to create a customised manufacturing system for a producer of innovative arterial stents used by clinicians to treat cardiovascular disease. The stent manufacturer approached Carbolite to create a class 10,000 cleanroom oven because it was looking for a ...

Compamed: Jabil Announces Opening of 100K Cleanroom for Rapid Prototyping

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Jabil’s Healthcare & Life Sciences business announced the opening of its new class 100K cleanroom for rapid prototyping of disposable medical devices at Compamed this week. The new facility, located at the company's headquarters in St. Petersburg, FL, USA, is expected to significantly strengthen Jabil’s disposable medical device capabilities by ...

How Green Is Your Cleanroom?

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

They may be called cleanrooms, but they sure can leave a dirty carbon footprint. Dycem, a maker of high-performance contamination control zones for medtech manufacturing and other critical applications, says it is doing something about that. Dycem has pledged to reduce energy usage and shrink its carbon footprint whilst eliminating waste. ...

UK Cleanroom-Lab Complex Bridges Biology and Engineering Research

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Regenerative medicine has a new home in Loughborough, UK. Clean Modules Ltd announced this week that it has completed construction of a state-of-the-art cleanroom and laboratory research facility at Loughborough University. Funded by the university and the East Midlands Development Agency, the 770-m² Centre for Biological Engineering is dedicated to ...

Cleanroom Monitoring System Minds the (Data) Gap

Monday, May 17th, 2010

A cleanroom monitoring system developed by Veriteq, a Vaisala Co., provides a continuous record of data that is always available, even during network interruptions. Cleanrooms have traditionally used chart recorders to track conditions but these may not be adequate. "Unfortunately, chart recorders are vulnerable to mechanical problems and other issues like ...

The Greening of Cleanrooms

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

There are four clear strategies to adopt to minimise a cleanroom’s carbon footprint without compromising its cleanliness. These are outlined in the article, “Cleanroom versus Green Room,” by Joe Govier, Managing Director of Connect 2 Cleanrooms Ltd, which is published in the April issue of European Medical Device Technology. After ...