What's so Cool About Manufacturing? Londonderry Middle School Students Win NH Economic Business Development Video Contest.

KMC Systems was proud to participate in Londonderry Middle School's project and submission to the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development's What's So Cool About Manufacturing? Contest. 2017 marks the the third year that New Hampshire middle school students have competed in a "What's So Cool About Manufacturing" contest to investigate, interpret and report on manufacturing in NH. 

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Topics: medical manufacturing

Accessibility, Advantages and Challenges of 3D Printing for Designers and Developers

In an article that addresses the accessibility of 3D printing to today’s businesses as well as hobbyists and designers, Nermin Hajdarbegovic, technical editor for toptal, helps to clarify the difference technologies as well as the benefits and challenges of taking on 3D printing. Hajdarbegovic states, “3D printing is not a new technology, but recent advances in several fields have made it more accessible to hobbyists and businesses.” He also poses some important questions.

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Topics: medical manufacturing, 3D Printing

Life Sciences and Medtech Market Predictions 2016 and Beyond

Deloitte's comprehensive look at the life sciences and biotech market in 2016 and beyond provides thorough insight into the ever-changing marketplace. Excerpts from the article entitled "2016 Global life sciences outlook - Moving forward with cautious optimism" are highlighted in this post and link to the original article. 

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Topics: In Vitro Diagnostics, medical manufacturing, supply chain management, quality assurance

In Vitro Diagnostics, Design for Manufacturability: 3 Steps For Successful Transition

For medical engineering teams that are developing and designing in vitro diagnostic products, there are crucial steps in ensuring your products’ design for manufacturability elements are perfected for timely, efficient and compliant production and delivery.

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Topics: ivd product development, medical manufacturing

Medical Design Briefs, Inside Story: Outsourcing Instrument Engineering and Manufacturing

KMC Systems hasdeveloped sophisticated, multidisciplinary product development processes tohelp their customers achieve market success. Medical Design Briefs spoke with Robert Silva,director of engineering at KMCSystems, to learn more about KMC’s capabilities and the pros and cons of customization versus plug-and-play solutions.

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Topics: medical device development, medical manufacturing

Manufacturing Readiness Assessment Tool -Are You Ready for Production?

Whether partnering with a medical contract manufacturer or manufacturing in-house, transitioning from product development and design to the manufacturing phase of a project can have many challenges. This Manufacturing Readiness Review Checklist can be used as a transition tool to determine the readiness of a program to move into production.

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Topics: medical device manufacturing, medical contract manufacturing, design for manufacturability, medical manufacturing

The Role of Quality Assurance in Medical Device Manufacturing

KMC Systems Director of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance Gail Wiegand discusses how the Quality Assurance team aids in the medical device manufacturing process.

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Topics: medical device manufacturing, medical device quality assurance, medical manufacturing

KMC Engineers Design for Manufacturability to Trim Medical COGS

This is the second in our Reducing Medical Manufacturing COGS series detailing how KMC Systems reduces customer Cost of Goods Sold during the medical device manufacturing process through its Design-for-Manufacturability software. The DFMA® software is just one aspect of KMC's cost-saving Design for X (DFx) process.

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Topics: KMC Systems, medical device design, Medical Product Manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, Reducing your COGS, dfm, design for manufacturability, medical manufacturing COGS, medical manufacturing

KMC Reduces Your Medical Device Manufacturing COGS

This is the first in our Reducing Medical Manufacturing COGS series detailing how KMC Systems reduces customer Cost of Goods Sold during the medical device manufacturing process through its design-for-manufacturability software. The DFMA® software is just one aspect of KMC's cost-saving Design for X (DFx) process.

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Topics: KMC Systems, medical device design, medical device manufacturing, design for assembly, Reducing your COGS, design for x, dfm, design for manufacturability, dfma, medical manufacturing COGS, medical manufacturing