PEKO Precision Products

Brianna Marchetti

Recent Posts

Thank you for attending our CNC Machinist Event!

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

The day before Manufacturing Day, which is celebrated every year on the first Friday in October, we opened our doors to Rochester Area CNC Machinists in an effort to recruit the most skilled machinists around.  PEKO had over 30 attendees to our exclusive CNC event and provided a tour through our facilities to demonstrate the diversity in our company's service offering.  As a full-service Contract Manufacturer, PEKO specializes in manufacturing highly-complex assemblies, equipment, instrumentation and machinery for international OEMs. 

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Topics: CNC Machining

ISO13485: Why Contract Manufacturers Need medical device certification

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Oct 9, 2019 7:30:00 AM

When it comes to manufacturing medical devices, there's an important factor in choosing a Contract Manufacturer: ISO 13485 certification.  While liability for the design failure would rest with the design owner, failures due to wrong material, negligence, etc. would rest on the Contract Manufacturer.  Due to such associated risks, companies who plan on manufacturing Medical Devices through a CM must make sure that the CM holds a valid ISO 13485 certification. 

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Topics: Medical, Contract Manufacturing, medical manufacturing, medical device

New CNC Machinery Announcement: Hyundai Wia KH1000

Posted by Brianna Marchetti on Oct 4, 2019 6:45:00 AM

PEKO is excited to announce the arrival of another large horizontal machining center to our CNC Machining facility.  While the machine was delivered to our facility a few months ago, a machine of this size took a few weeks for our team to piece together, set up and calibrate.  All of which ensures the WIA can preform to the highest standard in terms of quality.  This all happened after we removed an older machine from the facility, and laid a new pad in our foundation to support a giant of its size. 

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Topics: machine shop, Manufacturing Capabilities

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

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