The medical industry is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the world. Every year, Americans spend billions of dollars on healthcare. Much of this money is spent on medical devices. These devices are crucial to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a wide range of conditions and ailments.
The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world. In fact, American consumers and healthcare professionals spent approximately $156 billion on medical devices last year. This represents an astounding 40% of the global medical device market.
Meeting Strict Requirements
As demand grows and the market expands, more and more manufacturers are looking to bring their products to market. However, creating medical devices takes a vast knowledge of the industry and its specific requirements.
Companies creating medical devices must follow strict rules and regulations. These regulations are in place to ensure the safety, quality, and accuracy of products produced. Regulations are constantly changing, and manufacturers must keep up to date with these changes in order to remain compliant.
Quality is extremely important when it comes to medical devices. Any issue that could affect performance must be identified and addressed long before it is able to cause a problem. This is why testing throughout production is so important.
Using a Contract Manufacturer
Many companies do not have the people, equipment, or technology needed to produce high quality medical devices. These companies often turn to a qualified contract manufacturer for help. A contract manufacturer produces products under the name or brand of the company that hires them.
Means Engineering Inc. has extensive experience producing products for the medical industry. We have the staff and equipment needed to produce a wide array of high quality medical devices. We provide a variety of services including design, manufacturing, and testing. We work directly with your company to ensure that medical devices are created at the lowest cost and highest quality possible.
Means Engineering is an ISO 13485 certified company. Being ISO 13485 certified ensures design and manufacturing requirements are being met with a standard approach. This helps minimize risk, reduce costs, and ensure the quality and consistency of every product produced.