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KMC Systems has been providing medical device contract manufacturing, development, design and maintenance services for a broad range of medical devices, systems and instruments since 1980. Here rae some questions and answers to the challenges that may arise during the development, design and manufacturing of medical instrumentation. 

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KMC Specialists Answer Your Questions:

Walter Gilde Question: My company is developing a complex disposable cartridge for a medical point-of-care technology, and will hire a contract partner to design and manufacture the instrument itself. At what point should we engage the partner and begin the design phase? Answer
Bob Evans Question: The pressure to introduce new medical devices to market quickly and cost-effectively is constantly increasing. What strategies can I employ to bring my medical device to market in a strict timeframe? Answer
Ed English Question: I’m trying to implement lean manufacturing processes in my organization. Can lean manufacturing be applied to medical device manufacturing and, if so, what strategies should I use? Answer
Spencer Lovette Question: What are the best strategies to quickly assess medical product feasibility early in the product development phase? Answer 
Vince Federico Question: I am looking to implement a lean manufacturing philosophy into my medical device business. What are some of the challenges we can expect? Answer
Christine LongQuestion: How does a company become an approved supplier to KMC Systems? Answer