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Choosing the Right Plastic Assembly Process for Medical Devices

Medical devices provide effective solutions for diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and disease prevention. The size of the medical device market is expected to reach $623 billion by 2026 – a 5% compound annual growth rate. With help from the right plastic assembly process, your company can stay competitive in this growing market while also saving both time and money.

The most common plastic assembly processes used for medical devices include:

  • Ultrasonic welding
  • Vibration welding
  • Spin welding
  • Hotplate welding
  • Laser welding
  • Infrared welding
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Why Work with Thermal Press International? Let Our Customers Tell You!

Thermal Press International offers superior equipment and tooling for organizations that need reliable heat sealing and heat staking systems. We utilize high quality materials during production and take final products through a rigorous testing process to ensure they give your business a competitive edge.

The high ratings and reviews from clients show off our products’ reliability and quality. In our small survey comprised of 55 telephone interviews, customers appreciated the positive impact of our machine on productivity, quality, and consistency.

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Manufacturing Boom in the Bioreactor Bag Marketplace

In the marketplace today, manufacturers in science and pharmaceuticals have an increased need for single-use bioreactor bags. In addition, the recent pandemic has strained an already growing industry with the need for manufacturing vaccines around the world.

We have been a trusted source of thermal press equipment here at Thermal Press since 1976. As a result, we are a leader in the bioreactor bag marketplace, ready to meet the increased demands that today's manufacturing processes require.

Increased Demand for Bioreactor Bags

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Assembly Costs Can Be a Significant Portion of Your Medical Device Development

According to Precedence Research, medical device companies worldwide spent $53.71 billion on contract manufacturing in 2019 – and are expected to spend $97.52 billion annually by 2027. No doubt you're constantly examining your company's development costs, looking for ways to become more efficient.

Underestimating Assembly Costs

It's easy, especially in the planning stages, to underestimate manufacturing and assembly costs. It's natural to focus on the price of the components and assume that's going to be the bulk of your expenses. However,..

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Concepts in Plastic Assembly Stations

While advances in plastic assembly techniques create innovative new products, the process also depends on the operators working efficiently at these stations. Establishing an effective development, test, and production process requires systems that conform to both commercial interests and human physiology.

Considerations for Deploying a Plastic Assembly Line in Your Company

Often overlooked during the product development and design stages, the configuration of plastic assembly stations can have a major impact on your company’s productivity. The long-term effects of working..

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How Today’s Medical Industry Relies on Plastic Assemblies

Modern medicine has come a long way, and today we have a variety of applications in the medical industry that depend on plastic assemblies. The increasing role that technology plays in providing quality healthcare and automated medicine delivery to patients requires a high-quality plastic assembly process.

Wearable medical devices with integrated displays help physicians monitor and log a patient’s health conditions, sometimes integrating directly with their electronic health records (EHR). In an evolving market, more practitioners now depend on sophisticated electronic products to deliver precise doses of medicine. The

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Plastic Assembly Process Development

At Thermal Press, we understand that a quality assembly process is vital for today’s consumer and medical product industries. When it comes to a new product introduction (NPI) or prototyping project, you’ll need to work with a team of experts that have years of industry experience and access to the latest technologies.

Thermal Press is a leader in plastic assembly and heat sealing solutions. With a range of platforms and configurations available, we will work with your product team for their plastic assembly process development requirements. We can customize our..

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New Applications for Heat Sealing Plastics

Advances in technology have opened new vistas for medical devices and fluid delivery systems. These solutions integrate with human biology to deliver medicine or extract fluids safely and hygienically. Heat sealing plastics made these innovations possible by providing hermetically sealed plastic delivery systems that remain safe to the wearer.

In situations where ultrasonic welding isn’t suitable, heat sealing provides a method to overcome challenges by creating a secure bond between thermoplastics using precise heat and pressure. Although the applications for these types of seals vary, the market continues to grow..

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Thermal Press Applications in Healthcare Products

The recent focus on medical devices and their capabilities reinforces the importance of streamlined manufacturing techniques. With Thermal Press plastic assembly equipment, you can create any type of medical device that can help improve an agency’s ability to provide care and data for health improvement and management.

The medical device market was set to grow by 1.7% and manufacturing could reach $45.3 billion in the United States this year. With new focus and additional stock required, keeping your facility’s manufacturing capabilities in tune with demand just..

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Developments and the Market Outlook for Wearable Injector Devices in 2020

This year started with a renewed focus on how to keep populations safe and healthy around the world. From working at home to enabling self-care for patients, the market outlook for wearable injector devices continues to grow every year. The forecasts suggest that the wearable injector device market in 2020 will increase by nearly 11% CAGR until 2024.

In our previous update, we noted that device manufacturers should focus on making wearable injectors flexible, affordable, and comfortable. These functional considerations still apply, but new developments in the..