The Fourth Industrial Revolution

What is industry 4.0?  Industry 4.0 refers to the 4th major industrial revolution.  We have evolved first utilizing steam then electricity, and from there companies started employing computers to calculate and build in ways we had previously not known were possible.  Now, interconnectivity looms on the horizon as the next catalyst for innovation in manufacturing. Industry […]

What is ISO 13485?

Certifications are an integral part of becoming a medical device manufacturer.  These certifications prove that the companies that hold them have complied with accepted standards set by the certification boards, and that they are dedicated to excellent business practices.  By confirming that your supplier has certifications such as ISO 13485, you are ensuring that you […]

Choosing a Supplier in Manufacturing

In our current supply chain crisis, it is more important than ever to make sure you are choosing the right suppliers for your manufacturing business. While cost is and always has been a major factor when choosing a vendor for the necessary materials to build your products, relying solely on whoever can get them to […]

Manufacturing is Our Key to Tackling the Pandemic

We are over six months in since we first started tracking Covid-19 infections in the US, and experts agree we should all be prepared to continue to battle the pandemic for the foreseeable future.  But what does that mean?  It is more than just social distancing and practicing smart hygiene habits. We need to secure […]

Rethinking the Manufacturing Supply Chain

“The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence, it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” – Peter Drucker – renowned management consultant, educator, and author. Many businesses learned a hard lesson during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, especially those who relied heavily on China.  Counting on one supplier, especially one […]