The Automation Equation
Assembly and automation continue to play a key role
in cost reduction and process improvement.
September 2010 • Volume 8, No. 7
Cover and contents photo courtesy of SMC Ltd.
The Legacy of Lean
Doing more with less is no longer limited to the manufacturing process.
Early Planning, Future Reward
Proper product development involves taking proactive steps to avoid pitfalls that may come when potential
risks are not adequately considered.
Ensuring Efficient Recall Management
Determining where the quality management system fits into the process is key to mitigating risk.
Safeguarding Your IP
Use of the International Trade Commission’s“Section 337” can be a powerful tool to protect medical device
firms’ intellectual property.
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