Digitization vs. Digital Transformation in MedTech

We hear a lot of buzzwords – Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, Industrial Internet of Things, Digital Enterprise, Digital Twin, Virtual Factory, and so many more. We are going to focus on two here: D……

Global trends for Medical Device companies – An executive view from Terumo

In a series of interviews conducted by Dan Matlis, President of analyst firm Axendia, Terumo Cardiovascular Group executives Mark Lincoln, VP Global Operations, and Chris Zarecki, Director of Manufac……

Why focusing on Quality rather than Compliance makes good business sense

In medical device manufacturing, as well as other regulated industries, we have served two masters. One is the end consumer, without whom we have no business. The other is the FDA (or other regulator……

Can you afford to aim for average? The cost of change in the med-tech industry

John F. Kennedy once said, “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction.” It is an appropriate concept for the state of the medical de……

Camstar Enterprise Platform v7 is now available

We are excited to announce the latest version of the Camstar™ Enterprise Platform has been released!

Version 7 is now available. Camstar is the leading manufacturing execution system (MES) in t……

Digitalizing medical devices manufacturing

While medical device manufacturers are focused on bringing innovative products to market, many are in recall denial, believing that recalls affect other companies, not them.
Unfortunately, FDA’s re……

On the Verge of the Digital Manufacturing Revolution

Siemens PLM and TATA Technologies to host seminar with MESA at DMDII on July 27, 2017
Learn about the future of digital manufacturing, and how you can transform your business into a more innovative……

From point solutions to value streams: accelerating innovation for Medical Device manufacturers

As the pace of innovation and competitive pressure accelerates in the Medical Device industry, we have seen many initiatives spawned and systems implemented to move manufacturing processes to a more ……

Medical Device innovation is accelerating. Why is manufacturing behind the pace?

The rate of innovation is accelerating. The complexity of medical devices, and the components of those devices, is increasing. It is fascinating that so often the manufacturing of those devices is st……