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Arrotek will be exhibiting at MD&M West

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The Arrotek Medical team are looking forward to exhibiting at the upcoming MD&M west show in Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA, USA from 6 - 8 February 2024. Drop by booth #2711 to meet with one of our technical sales team to discuss your next medical device design and manufacturing project.  

Employee Spotlight – Gearóid Kerins

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Describe your job in one sentence? Heavily regulated and challenging, but very satisfying.   What is the best thing about being on the Arrotek Team? The fact that there is a genuine team, both socially and professionally.   What is a fun fact about you? My dream holiday would be a mud hut in the Serengeti!!

Employee Spotlight – John Egan

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1. Describe your job in one sentence? One sentence, any good engineer will tell you the devil is in the detail, I’ll do my best to keep this to…..a few sentences. As Engineering Manager, I see my main responsibility as a facilitator for the Engineering team. To summarise in key words I’d include teamwork, change management, personal development, mentoring, opportunity, trust…..to mention a few…. it's important these are not just buzzwords, they need to be part of the culture and preserved, during inevitable change both internally and externally. 2. What is the best thing about being on the Arrotek Team?...

“Don’t Let Anyone Tell You That You Can’t” – A Message on International Women in Engineering Day

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“Right now, engineering is male dominated, but you can already see there is an emphasis on getting more female engineers and more women into industries like ours, medical devices. For females who might be thinking it might be difficult working in such an environment, my experience is it’s not. If you get into a company like Arrotek, it doesn’t matter if you are male or female, you are part of the team.” That is the message from Rebecca Morrow, Quality Engineer at Arrotek. Today is International Women in Engineering Day 2023, so Rebecca was sharing her experiences of working as...

Employee Spotlight – Tracey Kelly

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1. Describe your job in one sentence? As Human Resource Manager, my role is responsible for managing all aspects of the employee experience from recruitment right through their Arrotek journey to make sure that everyone has an enjoyable experience, feeling part of the team as each and everyone plays a big part towards Arrotek continued success! 2. What is the best thing about being on the Arrotek Team? Arrotek truly is a great place to work – the best thing about Arrotek are the people! We have a great team here who all work hard to achieve a common goal,...

Arrotek Shortlisted for Two Life Science Industry Awards 2023

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Arrotek has been shortlisted for two awards at the inaugural Life Science Industry Awards. We are finalists in the Life Sciences Company of the Year – SME award, as well as the Best Engineering Project/Facility award. The Life Science Industry Awards was established to celebrate and recognise excellence in Ireland's life sciences sector. The awards are open to medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies with operations in Ireland, with the winners announced next month at an awards ceremony at the Crowne Plaza, Santry, Dublin. Richard McLoughlin, Sales and Marketing Manager at Arrotek, said: “We would have been delighted to have...

Manufacturing Output Increases 90% as Facility Extension Opens

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At Arrotek, we have been investing significantly in our capabilities and capacity over recent years to support our growth strategy. That growth can be seen in our production output figures, as the volume of products manufactured and shipped at our Sligo facility increased by 90 percent between 2020 and 2022. We have also just completed work on extending the facility. Arrotek provides medical device design, manufacturing, and regulatory services. We moved into our current purpose-built facility in Finisklin, Sligo in 2019. The new extension that we have just completed created an additional 20,000 sq. ft. of office and engineering space,...

Guidewires – Essential Design Considerations

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Guidewires are an essential component of many minimally invasive medical devices, including many advanced catheter products. There are multiple types of guidewires available, with different technologies, materials, designs, and performance characteristics. In this blog, we’ll look at the essential design features that should be considered when looking at guidewires for your product. Guidewires are designed to navigate often tortuous vasculatures to reach target treatment or diagnostic sites within the body. They are also used in the placement of interventional devices, and they enable the placement of catheter devices while also helping to stabilise and precisely position catheters at the target...

Arrotek Delighted to be Finalists at Tonight’s Irish Manufacturing and Supply Chain awards 2022

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Arrotek is delighted to be a finalist in three award categories at tonight's Irish Manufacturing and Supply Chain awards 2022. The awards we are up for are: Product Innovation & Design Micro/SME Manufacturer of the Year Contract Manufacturer of the Year Congratulations to the other finalists in our award categories, as well as all the finalists for other awards. The winners are being announced at a ceremony in the Kilashee Hotel in County Kildare this evening.

What to Expect When Visiting Arrotek in Sligo, Ireland

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Developing a partnership with a medical device design company is a big step on your product development journey. It makes sense to visit the company in person to meet the people and see the facilities that it offers. At Arrotek, we regularly host clients at our location in Sligo, Ireland. If you are considering visiting us here at Arrotek, what can you expect? How do you get here and what is Sligo like? We answer some of the most commonly asked questions below. Arrotek's Medical Device Design and Manufacturing Facility https://youtu.be/hOBQmWRhJzU Our purpose-built facility in Sligo currently covers 50,000 sq....