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Employee Spotlight – Gearóid Kerins

Heavily regulated and challenging, but very satisfying. The fact that there is a genuine team, both socially and professionally. My dream holiday would be a mud hut in the Serengeti!!

Brief Guide to Specialty Medical Needles

Specialty medical needles are essential to the success of an increasing number of medical procedures, including minimally invasive medical procedures. They are also essential components in some of the most innovative medical devices currently being developed. Sharpness, durability, and precision are critical characteristics of specialty medical needles. Specialty medical needles should also typically minimize penetration Brief Guide to Specialty Medical Needles

Prestigious Industry Award, US Office Opening, Facility Expansion – an Exciting 12 Months at Arrotek

The past 12 months have been an exciting period for Arrotek, with awards, local and international expansion, and important milestones achieved. Here’s a quick summary: Life Sciences Company of the Year In July of this year, Arrotek was named the Life Sciences Company of the Year at Ireland’s Life Sciences Industry Awards. We also picked Prestigious Industry Award, US Office Opening, Facility Expansion – an Exciting 12 Months at Arrotek

Sterile Barrier Medical Device Packaging Design Considerations

The design of the packaging for your medical device product is often as important as the design of the medical device. Packaging is critical for compliance, quality, and patient safety, and it can be a key factor in the commercial success of the product. In a previous blog, we gave an overview of sterile barrier Sterile Barrier Medical Device Packaging Design Considerations

How We Apply Lean Six Sigma to Medical Device Product Design

At Arrotek, we continuously work to improve how we operate to enhance the quality of the services that we offer. This includes using Lean Manufacturing methodologies to optimise production processes for our manufacturing customers, but we take a similar approach to other parts of our business, including medical device product design. Specifically, we use Lean How We Apply Lean Six Sigma to Medical Device Product Design

How the Right Partners Can Help Your MedTech Start-Up Achieve Its Long-Term Goals

In medical device start-ups, the focus of decisions on suppliers and partners is often on the needs of the here and now. You might need a design partner, for example, or a reliable supplier of specialty needles. These here-and-now considerations are essential, but it is also important to remember that the suppliers and partners you How the Right Partners Can Help Your MedTech Start-Up Achieve Its Long-Term Goals

An Overview of Sterile Barrier Medical Device Packaging Design

Packaging is often one of the last things that is thought about in a medical device product development project. The reality is it takes time to properly design and test packaging for medical device products, especially sterile barrier medical device packaging. Furthermore, the importance of packaging to the success of your product, not to mention An Overview of Sterile Barrier Medical Device Packaging Design

Employee Spotlight – Ronan Scott

1. Describe your job in one sentence? Meeting with customers, understanding their requirements from a technical point of view and translating that into a body of engineering work for the engineering team to assist with. 2. What is the best thing about being on the Arrotek Team? The work environment and team are always friendly Employee Spotlight – Ronan Scott

Understanding the Makeup of Catheters Used in Interventional Radiology Procedures

Advances in catheter technologies have enabled new diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that continue to transform healthcare. These advances are led by innovations in catheter design that push the boundaries of materials science and introduce new technologies and capabilities. The standard makeup of a catheter is the starting point for developing any new catheter device. In Understanding the Makeup of Catheters Used in Interventional Radiology Procedures

How Advanced Devices and Components Are Facilitating Robotic-Assisted Surgery

By Richard McLoughlin Robotic-assisted surgery is transforming healthcare in several different surgical fields. Robots are not a new technology, but new innovations, devices, and components are being developed at pace, facilitating even more advanced and novel robotic-assisted surgical procedures. Robotic-assisted surgery makes it possible for surgeons to carry out these new and enhanced procedures in How Advanced Devices and Components Are Facilitating Robotic-Assisted Surgery