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  • Traco Power launches the TPP 300 series of power supplies

    Traco Power today announced its new TPP 300 series of 300W high density AC/DC power supplies. The 300 series is “available in open or fan-closed frame enclosures for a wide range of medical and applications where long-term reliability is critical and space is limited,” the company said in a press release. The open frame TPP 300A-M… […]

  • Medtech companies expand support for Ukrainian humanitarian efforts

    Medical device companies continue to help support the humanitarian emergency in Ukraine after Russia invaded the country last month. Last week, Henry Schein, Siemens Healthineers, Conformis, Roche, Medicom and Philips announced initiatives to support the crisis – including employee donations, sending supplies or donating money to support families in Ukraine . Global health… […]

  • Stocks of these 10 medtech companies performed best in 2021

    After a year like no other in 2020, 2021 was one where many looked to bounce back, including the medtech industry. A number of medtech companies have weathered a difficult, pandemic-ridden year with impressive performance. Many of them had already proven in 2020 that they were capable of a quick rebound. Here are 10 medical technology companies that… […]

  • Minnetronix Medical Appoints Vice President of Operations

    Minnetronix Medical (St. Paul, Minnesota) today announced that it has hired Travis Hintz as Vice President of Operations. Hintz was previously global director of supply chain for the personal safety division at 3M. He also served as Vice President of North American Supply Chain Planning for Ecolab and Director of Operations at Delphi Automotive Systems. In his… […]

  • Sotera Health Launches Educational Series Covering Sterilization, Lab Testing and More

    Sotera Health (Nasdaq: SHC) launched the Sotera Health Academy to help companies get their products to market faster while avoiding regulatory risks. Sterigenics parent company Nordion and Nelson Labs, based in Broadview Heights, Ohio, said the program offers more than 100 hours of curated content covering introductory sterilization, lab test topics and advanced and in-depth… […]

  • MDO analysis: FDA medical device recalls drop to lowest levels since 2013

    FDA medical device product recalls fell last year to the lowest number since 2013, according to a Medical Design & Outsourcing analysis of recall data recently released by the regulatory agency. Device products recalled in fiscal year 2021 (ended Sept. 30) totaled 2,607, down 14.3% from the 3,042 recalls reported in fiscal year 2020. The… […]

  • MTD Micro Molding celebrates its 50th anniversary

    MTD Micro Molding has announced that it is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The company, founded as a small tool and die shop in the basement of Richard J. Tully’s home in Charlton, Mass., now operates in manufacturing plastics to help medical equipment manufacturers in a facility of 16,500 square feet in Charlton. MTD Micro Moulding, based in Charlton, Massachusetts, was later run by Richard Tully’s… […]

  • How a robotic revolution will reduce the physical burdens of orthopedic surgery

    DePuy Synthes Global President of Joint Reconstruction, Andrew Ekdahl, thinks robot-assisted systems will be a big help for orthopedic surgeons who are busier than ever. Innovations in surgical instruments and capabilities have dramatically increased the volume of procedures performed each day and increased the physical demands on orthopedic surgeons. Many years… […]

  • Implantable heart device data could help predict hospitalizations and deaths

    A new study from Manchester in the UK suggests that data from implantable heart devices could help healthcare providers predict whether patients are at greater risk of hospitalization or death. Of more than 400 people wearing Medtronic cardiac devices, those with a high risk score based on physiological data from cardiac implantable electronic devices had… […]

  • LaserLinc launches high-speed inline inspection and measurement system

    LaserLinc (Fairborn, Ohio) recently launched a high-speed inline inspection and measurement system called FlawSense. The system enables manufacturers of high-specification tube, pipe, wire and cable to detect surface defects during manufacturing and modify processes accordingly. Intended uses include measuring flaws, outside diameter and ovality of medical tubing. FlawSense provides unique instrument measurement,… […]

  • World Health Organization sends 36 tonnes of medical supplies to Ukraine

    The World Health Organization said today it was sending more than 36 tons of medical supplies to support the humanitarian emergency in Ukraine after the Russian invasion last week. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the organization was sending “essential medical supplies” to Ukraine – including its first shipment of 36 metric tons of… […]