2013 MDEA Sponsors
Companies that sponsor the Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition understand the importance of innovation in medical products. As sponsors of the MDEA, they confirm their commitment to this industry with their participation in the program. The organizers thank Platinum Sponsor, Phillips-Medisize Corp., and Silver Sponsors, Teleflex Medical OEM and Design Concepts for their contributions, which helped to make the 2013 MDEA program possible.
2013 PLATINUM SPONSOR
Phillips-Medisize Corporation is a leading global outsource provider of design and manufacturing services to the medical device and diagnostics, drug delivery and commercial markets. The company has annual sales of just under $500 million with 75% of the total revenue coming from drug delivery, medical device and diagnostic products such as: disposable insulin pens, glucose meters, specialty inhalation drug delivery devices, single use surgical devices and consumable diagnostic components.
Phillips-Medisize Corp. features a list of blue chip medical device, pharmaceutical and commercial customers. The company partners with its customers to provide design and development services which accelerate speed to market of innovative products and then work with its customers to deploy advanced automated assembly and quality control technologies which reduce manufacturing cost while improving quality. The company’s core advantage is the knowledge of its people to integrate design, molding, and automation to drive low cost and high quality manufacturing solutions.
Phillips-Medisize Corp. is headquartered in Hudson, WI and employs over 2,100 people in 12 locations throughout the United States, Europe and China. The company also has design centers in Wisconsin, California, and The Netherlands.
Qmed - QUALIFIED Supplier to the Medical Device Industry: www.qmed.com/supplier/phillips-medisize
2013 SILVER SPONSOR
TELEFLEX MEDICAL OEM is known across the world for outstanding product development and production services that can help transform great ideas into market-ready products. The business stands above the rest with its ability to offer innovative solutions to some of the industry’s toughest medical product challenges. The business offers deep expertise in advanced fluoropolymer and fiber technologies, decades of experience, and extensive, in-house services, which include engineering, material selection, testing and validation, regulatory assistance, prototyping, manufacturing, assembly, packaging, sterilization and private labeling.
You may know Teleflex Medical OEM by its popular global brands, which include:
- TFX OEM® extrusions, diagnostic and interventional catheters, and sheath/dilator sets (introducers) and kits
- DEKNATEL® custom-engineered sutures, and performance fibers, and bioresorbable resins, and fibers
Teleflex Medical OEM is headquartered in Gurnee, Illinois with additional facilities located in throughout the United States, Mexico, and the Republic of Ireland.
Qmed - QUALIFIED Supplier to the Medical Device Industry: www.qmed.com/supplier/teleflex-medical-oem
2013 SILVER SPONSOR
Design Concepts Inc., an innovation and product design consultancy, partners with global leaders in the medical device and healthcare industries to design products, services and experiences that drive business success and improve lives. The design firm brings more than 45 years of experience providing product development expertise spanning business strategy, design strategy, research, industrial design, human factors, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and prototyping.
Design Concepts develops medical device and healthcare products for clinical settings and consumer markets. View Portfolio The award-winning firm works with industry leaders to design a wide a range of diverse products from sophisticated diagnostic instruments to recovery and operating room furniture to consumer healthcare products.
Multidisciplinary teams apply their talents to helping clients envision the future and realize success. Strategists, researchers and designers help clients visualize and envision the future. Our design teams use design thinking to uncover, articulate and refine opportunities for product and business success. Our technical teams work with clients to realize success. A highly refined, iterative process of analysis, engineering, prototyping, testing and refining makes certain concepts become manufacturable realities.
Design Concepts' innovation teams use a proven product development process to lead each project. This time-tested, multi-part process has guided more than 2,400 projects and addresses strategy, conceptualization, engineering and the transition into the marketplace. Teams, led by project managers with a wide breadth of experience, work with clients to understand challenges, provide options and inform their final decisions.
Our in-house capabilities, our experience, our process, and most importantly, our people make it possible to create great results for our clients. Our solutions build our clients’ brands, grow their businesses and improve their bottom lines.
That’s the power of innovation. That’s the promise of design.
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