The medical industry has many requirements and specifications when it comes to the manufacturing and assembly of its parts. Having sterile medical devices, especially single-use items like needle housing or pacemaker parts, is vital. Today, instead of focusing on the importance of great quality assurance or the right medical-grade plastic, let’s talk about the need for an injection molding cleanroom in your manufacturing process.[Read more…] about Medical Plastic Parts: Injection Molding Cleanroom
Whether you’re an established business looking to start manufacturing with plastic injection molding or a newcomer to the medical devices industry, it’s important to know how (and when) to start the process of talking to a mold maker and plastic injection molding manufacturer. Unsurprisingly, medical devices are held to a higher standard of quality and manufacturing than most plastic injection parts, so working with someone skilled in that market who understands the standards is vital.[Read more…] about Getting Started with Plastic Injection Molding for Medical Devices
We’re proud to be a mold maker and plastic parts manufacturer with many clients from the medical market. For those outside or just starting in the medical industry, it can be surprising how different and rigorous the demands and tolerances for medical plastic injection molded parts is vs. their commercial industry counterparts. Today, we’d like to look at three major places—plastics, QA, and traceability—these parts need to excel at to meet the requirements of the medical industry and patient use.[Read more…] about The Difference Between Normal and Medical Plastic Injection Molded Parts
The continuing trend of sustainability in all aspects of manufacturing and industry is coming from the top in form of government regulations down to the bottom in terms of customer preference. This means you may need to change your own company’s sustainability initiatives, which can be challenging if your production relies on plastic parts. Today, we’re going to look at how you can maintain plastics productivity while increasing sustainability in your industry by working with the right plastic injection molding manufacturer.[Read more…] about Maintaining Critical Plastics Productivity While Increasing Sustainability
Injection molding manufacturers adhere to very high standards of quality, especially when it comes to producing parts for the medical industry. The plastic components created for medical devices directly impact the health and safety of users and patients alike, so material quality, traceability, and precision are vital areas of focus. To ensure these parts meet the exact specifications and tolerances required of them, manufacturers have to carefully consider several factors during the design phase. Let’s look at some of these tips to achieve better plastic injection molding parts for the medical industry.[Read more…] about Tips for Better Plastic Injection Molding Parts for the Medical Industry
At Midstate, we make molds and parts for all kinds of products. One of our leading markets is making high-quality parts for the medical field. We understand the importance of absolute certainty and consistency when creating these parts due to their significance. We have molded parts for the medical industry for many years and we are ISO 9001:2008 certified to uphold our high standards and quality.
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