Last Updated Wednesday, April 16 2014
European Regulation in Flux
Medtech Hoedown in Houston
Extrusion Pushes the Limits of Material Performance Material by Nature New Survey Takes Aim at Medical Device Tax's Costs
European Regulation in Flux

With an upcoming EU parliamentary election, the proposed overhaul to the Medical Device Directive is in limbo. Read More >
Medtech Hoedown in Houston

The life-sciences community will gather for a first-ever event—Medical World Americas—hosted by the Texas Medical Center and organizers of the Medica trade shows. Read More >
Extrusion Pushes the Limits of Material Performance

Medical device firms and their extrusion partners continue to develop new ways of making innovative and high-value parts and products, while improving best practices and controlling costs. Read More >
Material by Nature

Researchers increasingly are turning to nature for inspiration in designing new materials. Read More >
New Survey Takes Aim at Medical Device Tax's Costs

AdvaMed leadership discusses states' efforts to alleviate the tax's pressure and details findings from the group's latest report. Read More >
Online Exclusives
3DMT Partners MIM and 3-D Printing for an Efficient Approach to Medical Device Production
by Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor
Engineering Manager Drew Roberts discusses the cost savings and opportunities presented by 3-D printing with MPO.

Material by Nature
by Michael Barbella, Managing Editor
Researchers increasingly are turning to nature for inspiration in designing new materials.

New Survey Takes Aim at Medical Device Tax's Costs
by Christopher Delporte
AdvaMed leadership discusses states' efforts to alleviate the tax's pressure and details findings from the group's latest report.

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Videos
Micro Molding Electrode Machining by MTD Micro Molding
MTD Micro Molding uses electrodes in their molding projects in order to create cavity features necessary for mold projects. View the electrode video and gain a glimpse into the world of electrode machining.

Micro EDM Process by MTD Micro Molding
As part of the micro EDM process, MTD Micro Molding ensures that the finished micro molded parts are created with precision and perfection through erosion and proper component adjustment. View the video on the micro EDM process.

Micro Molding Process by MTD Micro Molding
After the micro molded component is finished, it is removed from the mold and placed into a static free holding cell where it awaits inspection. View the video on the molding cell operation by MTD Micro Molding.

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