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Metal Stamping Defects Can Spell Disaster for Medical Devices

on 7/6/17 10:33 AM | By Tim Lynch | 0 Comments | INDUSTRY: Medical Device Quality Control
  Defective medical devices are costing manufacturers billions of dollars every year. Even more alarming, defects can lead to patient death and harm. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “Each year, the FDA receives several hundred thousand medical device reports of suspected device-associated deaths, serious injuries and malfunctions.” For medical devices that rely on metal stampings, best quality practices include a focus on preventing, detecting and managing metal stamping defects. A reliable metal stamping firm will have the right processes in place to incorporate quality controls into every phase of a project – from design through shipment – as well as the right technology to monitor quality in real time.
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