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News, views and information on the manufacture of medical devices.

ARTICLES

MD+DI Announces the 2013 Medical Device Manufacturer of the Year

December 13, 2013
MD+DI (Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry), announced its selection of the 2013 Medical Device Manufacturer of the Year.
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NATEL Names Dannelly Director of Sales

December 9, 2013
Warren J. Dannelly, a leading senior sales executive with 25 years of high-level, industrial technological experience, has been named Director of Sales at NATEL, announced President and CEO Sudesh Arora.
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Quality 101

Measure Your Needs for the Proper Height Gage

Selecting the right gage for the right job.
October 30, 2013

Height gages are a general purpose tool, which can be used in a variety of industries and applications by anyone who needs to measure precision parts.


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NDT - Helium Leak Testing

Helium or Air? Leak Testing Realities, Economics and Opportunities

Consider these variables when weighing your leak testing options.
October 11, 2013

Advanced technology for leak testing now provides opportunities to improve quality and save money even in applications where expensive helium systems are customary.


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Tüv Rheinland Opens New Testing Lab In Irvine, Calif.

Open house for new facility
August 19, 2013
TÜV Rheinland has opened a new laboratory in Irvine, California, offering area manufacturers, retailers and service providers a variety of testing and certification programs.
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Test & Inspection

Checking Up on NDT

From more versatile RVI to the rapidly-popular CT technology, NDT has a big future in the medical manufacturing inspection market.
July 1, 2013

Nondestructive testing (NDT) is becoming progressively more important in the medical industry.


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NDT - Materials Analysis

Medical Meets Microscopy

Transmission electron microscopy can be a powerful analysis tool for medical device materials.
June 6, 2013

Analysis of medical device materials takes place during all stages of their design and use, from initial fabrication and prototype development to examination of the device or surrounding tissues after it has been removed from the patient.


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Vision & Sensors - Image Analysis

Counts

Using algorithms to extract quantitative information from an image.
May 14, 2013

Counting objects in an image seems like an easy task, which can be automated through machine vision and image analysis, but it becomes difficult when objects touch, move randomly, or are hard to distinguish from their background.


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Vision & Sensors - Case Study

Integrating A 3-D Inspection System

A major manufacturer of building materials wanted to add 100% inline dimensional inspection to its manufacturing line.
May 13, 2013

LMI introduced the manufacturer to Cyth Systems, a leading integration and engineering firm headquartered in Southern California with pioneering success in designing and building automated test systems, machine vision systems, and embedded control systems.


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Legal Insight

Corporate Governance

Understand the basic legal framework.
May 9, 2013

Corporations are legal entities and one of several ways to structure a business. All corporate stakeholders should have a solid grasp of basic corporate governance. Owners, managers and shareholders should understand their rights and responsibilities.


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EVENTS

International Manufacturing Technology Show - IMTS 2014

9/8/14
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL
United States

Where else can you meet the minds that are moving manufacturing forward? Nowhere but IMTS 2014.

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Multimedia

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Podcasts

 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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