Insights – Medical

  1. Tie Layer: A breakthrough solution to catheter failure

    By Matt Allen, Global Manager, Medical Markets

    Product engineers at catheter manufacturing companies will be only too aware of the problem of delamination – the separation of material layers within the catheter. Typically, delamination issues are not detected until final testing, after catheter assembly is complete, incurring significantly high scrap costs for manufacturers.

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  2. Why emerging markets deserve more from medical device OEMs 

    By Daryl Leach, Director of Global Market Management, Zeus

    With emerging markets set to account for a third of the industry’s global revenue by 2022*, the growth opportunity for medical OEMs is enormous. Increased GDP and greater income per capita in developing countries means patients are becoming more proactive about their health. As a result, they can afford higher quality treatment plans and devices.

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