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Danco Anodizing





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Buyer's Guide

  • Testing Your Patience

    Testing Your Patience

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||March 22, 2017
    Changing FDA guidance and new technologies make device testing a challenging proposition for medtech OEMs.

  • Out of Ideas

    Out of Ideas

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||March 22, 2017
    Cost pressures, specialization, and customized solutions are currently driving orthopedic R&D.

  • Made of Sterner Stuff

    Made of Sterner Stuff

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||March 22, 2017
    Orthopedic materials are challenged to migrate away from metal while retaining metallic strength.

  • Let’s Keep It Clean, Folks

    Let’s Keep It Clean, Folks

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||February 23, 2017
    Ensuring devices are properly ‘cleaned and pressed’ in sterile packaging is often undervalued, but always important.

  • Surgical Sophistication

    Surgical Sophistication

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||February 23, 2017
    Complex procedures, robotic systems, and infection prevention are driving innovation in surgical instrumentation.

  • Status Quo

    Status Quo

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||November 22, 2016
    The orthopedic industry’s unexceptional year lacked the poignant moments and historic flavor of 2015.

  • Precision, Speed,  and Cost—Oh My!

    Precision, Speed, and Cost—Oh My!

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||November 22, 2016
    Orthopedic device prototyping labs work to collude precision with short lead times and monetary concerns.

  • Maximizing Margins with DFM

    Maximizing Margins with DFM

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||November 22, 2016
    Design for manufacturing speeds development, compliance, and approval while trimming away costs.

  • Spinal Tap

    Spinal Tap

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||September 20, 2016
    Minimally invasive procedures, biologics, and patient-centric business models are driving growth in the global spine market.

  • Leading the Pack

    Leading the Pack

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||September 20, 2016
    In the face of ever-increasing challenges and demands, machining is still the top process for orthopedic manufacturers.

  • Pay Attention, This Will Be on the (Device) Test

    Pay Attention, This Will Be on the (Device) Test

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||September 20, 2016
    Advanced materials and manufacturing methods for orthopedic technologies challenge testing service providers to stay current.

  • Capital Investments

    Capital Investments

    Sean Fenske, Editor||May 23, 2016
    Prior to making an investment in a new machine, orthopedic device makers need to consider an array of factors.

  • The Gatekeepers

    The Gatekeepers

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||May 23, 2016
    Surface treatments serve as the front lines of human-device interaction.

  • State of (Implant) Affairs

    State of (Implant) Affairs

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||May 23, 2016
    Implant manufacturing has seen few significant changes, but additive manufacturing and advanced materials could change that.

  • Formation

    Formation

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||March 23, 2016
    Materials form the platform for orthopedic devices achieving biocompatibility in ways more novel than ever before.

  • R&D Outlook

    R&D Outlook

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||March 23, 2016
    Contract manufacturers play a bigger role as OEMs try to reduce costs.

  • Sterilizing Risk

    Sterilizing Risk

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||February 17, 2016
    Device manufacturers want more sterilization options at lower costs with no clinical concerns.

  • A Hair’s Width: The Importance of Precision in Prototyping

    A Hair’s Width: The Importance of Precision in Prototyping

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||November 17, 2015
    Orthopedic device prototyping demands a level of precision that is non-negotiable in today’s world of customized, unique implants.

  • Using Simulation in Medical Device Design

    Using Simulation in Medical Device Design

    Gareth James, Contributing Writer||November 17, 2015
    Image-based modeling and simulation are becoming increasingly common for device design.

  • Testing: A Customized Approach

    Testing: A Customized Approach

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||September 15, 2015
    Testing service providers consider each screw, plate and implant as unique as each OEM customer that makes them.

  • ODT Tenth Anniversary

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||September 15, 2015
    A decade of orthopedic innovation has made yesterday’s science fiction fantasies a reality.

  • Orthopedic Manufacturing: A Look at the Current State of Product Development

    Ronald Litke and Christopher Scifert, Contributing Writers||August 5, 2015
    For many orthopedic OEMs, R&D means enhancing existing products, getting them to market quickly, keeping costs down and exceeding regulatory requirements.

  • A Race to the Finish

    A Race to the Finish

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||May 27, 2015
    Orthopedic device makers look for improved functionality and performance of their implants from enhanced surface modifications and coatings.

  • Model Prints

    Model Prints

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||May 27, 2015
    Additive manufacturing provides an ideal way for doctors to rehearse complex orthopedic procedures, but the technology remains cost prohibitive for large-scale production.

  • Something Shiny, Something New

    Something Shiny, Something New

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||May 27, 2015
    The human body is still revealing new secrets to scientists, keeping implant manufacturers on their toes.