The medical plastics sector enjoyed monumental growth in 2016 with an upsurge in wearable technology, ultrasound OEMs, thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), and even polyolefins. Materials and emerging technologies are credited for these gains, so with the new year upon us, let’s look at what we can take away from medical technology trends in the last year.
What are the biggest drivers of change when it comes to the world of business? A 2015 survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit discovered that technology is considered the most crucial factor. But how enthusiastic or reluctant are businesses to adopt new approaches?
Although it may seem intuitive for lean manufacturing and green manufacturing to go hand in hand—after all, both aim to make manufacturing processes more efficient and less wasteful—for many manufacturers, this isn’t always the case. Continue reading “Medical Device Manufacturers: Going Lean and Green Boosts the Bottom Line”
There has been a continuous search to find the appropriate combination of materials that provide maximum durability for users and optimum profit for the manufacturer.