Many deeply intertwined variables affect the business side of the medical device contract manufacturing sector: global markets and currency fluctuations; shifting clinical needs and varied patient populations; insurance, reimbursement and payment policy; raw material pricing and sourcing; manufacturing costs and margins. Those are just an important few. But what about manufacturing processes and technologies?
Medtech manufacturing professionals incessantly strive to find ways to do things better. Bonifacio Consulting’s Managing Director, Andrew Potter, shares a few manufacturing trends to keep an eye on in 2019 in an article for Medical Design & Outsourcing. Some aren’t entirely new (though they continue to evolve), while others are just beginning and may be truly transformative.