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Benefits Of Outsourcing Medical Equipment to a Contract Manufacturer

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Sep 3, 2019 12:15:00 PM

Bringing a new Medical Device to the market?  How will you tackle the commercialization process?  Are you a start-up that has stakeholders and investors on edge pestering when your final product will hit the market?  If yes, then you'll benefit from outsourcing your medical equipment to a Contract Manufacturer. 

There are many benefits of outsourcing to a Contract Manufacturer and when a company is trying to bring a medical device to market, there's a lot at stake because the medical industry requires additional tests and processes before a Medical Device can be brought to market.  We wrote a blog on the extra elements required for Medical Device Development a few months ago, read more on that here, and for this post, we'll highlight the expected benefits medical device companies can expect when outsourcing to an experienced CM.

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Topics: Contract Manufacturing, new product development, medical manufacturing, medical device

How to get a Product Prototype Made

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Aug 12, 2019 10:30:00 AM

You have a great new technology.  Your breakthrough idea is ready to disrupt the market and your stakeholders are ready to see the sales roll in.  The only problem?  How are you going to put together enough piece parts to produce a functioning prototype? 

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Topics: Technology, new product development, prototype

THE PEKO PERSPECTIVE: Importance of Niche Technologies Pushing the Medical Contract Manufacturing Industry

Posted by Scott Baxter on Jul 25, 2019 2:26:12 PM

Recently, I was researching one of our favorite industries, medical device manufacturing, and came across an extremely well-written article with some excellent points that deserved commentary.   Being a contract manufacturer for medical device OEMs gives PEKO a particular insight into the industry.  Every day, projects come across our desk that can be anywhere from prototype, beta or even full rate production stage in their product commercialization life cycle.  Each phase has it's own particularities that only a truly qualified manufacturer can navigate.  

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Topics: medical manufacturing, medical device

Medical Devices: 6 Crucial steps when transitioning from prototype to production

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Jul 23, 2019 7:45:00 AM

The process to ensure successful Medical Device Assembly for Medical programs begin when the program is accepted.  When you outsource a Medical Device to a Contract Manufacturer, follow these 6 critical steps to guarantee the success of your program once it's transitioned over to the full-scale assembly phase. 

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Topics: Medical, Contract Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Assembly, new product development, prototype

New PEKO Video Announcement: NPI & Development Processes

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Jul 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM

We have a new video that explains our New Product Introduction and Development Processes.  Check it out below!

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Topics: Contract Manufacturing, Commercialize New Technology, NewProductIntroduction, new product development

Alteryx Inspire Conference 2019

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Jun 28, 2019 7:40:16 AM

In 2019, PEKO is taking an initiative to automate our data collection and analysis for our corporate metrics, process measures, and our ability to model our data for future business.  As part of this effort we have been delving into BI (Business Intelligence) software and a special piece of powerful software that allows us to map to all of our disparate data sources and combine, modify and model directly.  With a campus as large as ours, BI software will allow us to manage all of the equipment, machinery and processes that make up our organization. 

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Topics: Technology, Business Intelligence

Product Review: Metalico

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Jun 18, 2019 2:21:38 PM

Product Type: Metals Recycling Company 

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Topics: Product Review

Product Review: Mazak VC500-AX

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Jun 12, 2019 2:09:08 PM

Product Type: 5-axis CNC Machine

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Topics: CNC Machining, machinery manufacturing, Product Review

7 Hidden elements of Medical Device Product Development

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Jun 7, 2019 11:00:22 AM

We've shared the importance of having an NPI, or New Product Introduction, division when integrating your technology to a Contract Manufacturer–you can read about that here.  However, for this blog post, we're going to focus on how the critical steps taken during the on-boarding phase within a NPI group will drive the success of Medical Device projects down the road. 

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Topics: Medical, ISO13485, NewProductIntroduction, new product development, prototype

THE PEKO PERSPECTIVE: Services, Not Products, Are the Future of Manufacturing

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on May 30, 2019 12:43:41 PM

We are constantly surrounded by data and as the IoT seems to have no indication of slowing down, what does this mean for the manufacturing industry as a whole?  Well, Michael Mansard of Zuora Inc. has some interesting comments on how manufacturing companies have evolved their business scope from  just pushing products off the shelves in his article published in Industry Today: Services, Not Products, Are the Future of Manufacturing.

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Topics: Manufacturing Capabilities, IoT