Designing medical device components for silicone requires up-front design considerations due to silicone’s unique properties. Maximizing the benefits of the LIM (liquid injection molding) process, can improve component function, maximize assembly efficiencies, and increase speed-to-market. Click here to Download the top 10 tips list to help guide you through the process of Silicone parts for medical components.
SMC Ltd. has three manufacturing facilities conveniently located in Sterling and Leominster Massachusetts for full medical device manufacturing. If you are planning to attend the BIOMEDevice Boston show April 10-11, 2013, stop by booth #403 to learn more about our New England facilities and how we can partner with you on your next medical device. Click here for more information on the BIOMEDevice show.
Somerset, Wisconsin – SMC Ltd., a medical device contract manufacturer with locations in California, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Ohio, Costa Rica and India, announced plans for a significant expansion to its global headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Somerset, WI. The expansion, currently underway, is expected to more than double existing production capacity at this site, adding over 100,000 sq feet of device manufacturing and engineering space to the location in Somerset, WI. The new space will add significant device manufacturing and assembly space as well an expanded area for thermoplastics and silicone (LIM) molding. The expansion will allow SMC increased production of medical devices currently produced in Somerset. The expansion is scheduled to be completed by November of this year. “We are pleased that we have the ability to expand at our Somerset, WI facility. The expansion will provide additional clean room space for molding and full device assembly. By synchronizing…