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What Your Mother Never Told You About Outsourcing to China
Thinking about moving your manufacturing to China? It’s not an easy process, so be sure it’s the right decision.
Outsourcing: A Blueprint for GMP Compliance
You can customize a GMP strategy that meets FDA requirements and the specific needs of your unique outsourcing situation.
Exploring Singapore’s Supply Base
The growth of Singapore’s biomedical sector could be a boon for device OEMs looking to outsource.
Choosing an Offshore Community
Regulatory factors, local governments, and asking key questions can help OEMs identify suitable locations for offshoring.
From Risk Planning to Risk Mitigation
Using standard practices can promote medical device risk reduction and continuous improvement.
Getting to the Heart of Product Development
Device companies should determine whether product development is their core competency. If it isn’t, outsourcing may be the best alternative.
Selecting a Satisfactory Partner
Shopping for an outsourcer is about research and getting the right fit.
One Step Ahead of Demand
Contract packagers add capacity for current and future business.
Outsourcing Outlook: Molding
Outsourcing for IVD Manufacturers: Turning to others
Outsourcing portions of an IVD company’s work load may confer an advantage in terms of both R&D and production efficiency.
The menu of services and supplies offered by contract packaging firms continues to grow.
Contract Manufacturers Add Contract Design To Their Services
Increasingly, contract manufacturers are offering design services to the industry. The advantages of this to medical device companies are outlined.
Outsourcing to Win
The decision to outsource the manufacture of an entire device can be difficult, yet the advantages of this business strategy are huge.
Managing a Successful Outsourcing Transaction
Creating a satisfactory outsourcing relationship begins and ends with organization. Here are the steps in between.
Seven Things to Know before Selecting an EMS Provider
These seven principles can provide a checklist for an effective EMS evaluation and selection process.
Transferring to an Outsourcing System
The demands for transferring a manufacturing process to an outsourcer are significant. Here are the critical issues to consider in any such undertaking.
Cleanroom Packaging: 10 Questions to Ask
Medical device manufacturers require specific cleanroom performance from their outsourcers. Here’s how to make sure a potential sterile packaging provider is right for you.
How You Can Be a Good Partner
Outsourcing Outlook: Molding
All Signs Point to Outsourcing
A survey of device companies indicates that the industry will continue the trend of using contract manufacturers and other outsourcing partners.
Contract Packagers Focus on the Supply Chain
Drug firms seek efficiencies in turnkey partnerships.
Bringing Partnership to a Quality Management System
Clearly identifying the responsibilities of the OEM and the contract manufacturer can help device makers create a successful quality management system.
Keeping the lines of communication open
Successful transfer of information between OEMs and contract suppliers can affect the production of IVDs.
Understanding Insourcing and Core Competencies
Some companies may want to bring production aspects back in-house. But it's not a task to take on blindly. Careful consideration of capabilities is imperative to successful insourcing.
Opening the Doors to India: Offshoring Medical Devices
Although challenges face device firms that offshore in India, the country offers numerous opportunities for firms that do it right.
They've Got It, You Need It
Tapping into contract packagers' talent and technology may give you the expertise you need.
Making Marriage Work: Outsourcers and Risk Management
Risk management is essential for creating a good product and running a solid business. When an OEM hires an outsourcer, the stakes are raised.
Helping a Tiger Change Its Stripes
Manufacturers can help an existing product reach its full profit potential by taking a look at the internal and external causes of poor market performance through the product redevelopment process.
Contract Packagers: Their Risk, Your Reward
Contract packagers are investing in your future.
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