What to Consider When Designing Thermoforming Trays for Automation

Posted by Rob Helmke | Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

Today, more and more health care product manufacturing, assembly, and packaging processes are using automation to ensure highly efficient, smooth operations.

This shift toward automation is already allowing for a range of benefits, and is expected to continue rising in popularity. Health care automation allows for higher speeds of production, as well as enhanced safety since managers are granted greater control over all processes.

Plus, monitoring the parameters of equipment performance allows manufacturers to rectify issues immediately, ensuring consistently high quality while cutting down on maintenance needs and downtime.

Streamlined traceability is another key advantage, helping brands maintain their reputations as trustworthy leaders in the industry.

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Rigid Plastics for Medical Device Packaging: PET vs. APET vs. PETG vs. HIPS

Posted by Rob Helmke | Friday, July 14, 2017 | 2 Comments

In industries such as medical device packaging, where even the slightest oversight can be problematic for end users, it’s critical that products are designed with the highest possible structural integrity. From small blister packages and plastic lids to medical trays and clamshells, these protective materials must be sterile, FDA-approved, and impact-resistant to ensure end user safety.

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