The Right Place Inc. leads west Michigan's economic development efforts and serves as facilitator for MiDevice. MiDevice consortium companies collaborate to speed development of medical devices to meet product life-cycle and supply-chain needs. Members pride themselves on offering world-class expertise through a wide range of capabilities.
2016 Exhibitor Directory
Thermetic Products Inc. is a manufacturer of medical coils and custom heating elements.
ThinFilms Inc., located in New Jersey, has been providing thin film services since 1988, The core business is sputtered and evaporated coatings like titanium, platinum, gold, and titanium nitride. Plastics and other temperature-sensitive substrates and piezo-electric substrates are coated on a regular basis. Ion milling and other surface treatments are also provided.
Thomas Engineering Co. is a contract manufacturer of precision metal stampings of microminiature, miniature, and medium-size varieties. The company offers engineering support from design conception through complete manufacturing process and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Capabilities include thin metal stampings as thin as .001 in., precision rapid prototype parts, complex forming, and progressive tooling with secondary operations.
TLC Electronics Inc. is a value-added distributor of electromechanical components and subassemblies with a focus on medical device applications.
Top Tool manufactures high-precision microminiature components featuring complex geometries and tight tolerances, stamped from ultra-thin, exotic materials. It is an innovator in world-class tooling development for manufacturing. It offers inventive solutions for implantable medical devices, surgical instruments, electronics, and more; and in-house engineering, prototyping, validation, and full-scale production. ISO 9001:2008/ISO 13485 certified.
Toshiba Machine Co. of America offers environmentally friendly all-electric and servo motor hydraulic injection-molding machines from 30 to 3,850 tons.
Totex Manufacturing was founded in 1985, with the Torrance facility opening in 1996. From the start, it designed and manufactured nothing but battery packs and chargers, and that is still its sole focus. Totex started in the laptop replacement battery market before lithium ion cells were widely available for commercial use. At the time, NiCd was the preferred chemistry until NiMH came along, and shortly thereafter lithium ion started its rise.
TouchMark specializes in medical device marking and product decoration. The ISO-certified company uses medical-grade inks and adheres to the strictest standards to achieve permanent ink adhesion on medical grade plastics. Whether it's 360-degree rotational printing on a catheter or printing curved, recessed areas on a medical device, TouchMark can customize a print process for the application.
Toxikon Corp. is a contract research organization (CRO). With a state-of-the art laboratory facility in Massachusetts, and a second European lab operation in Leuven, Belgium, it delivers exceptional technical research and development services, from concept to final product. Its professional and scientific staff is experienced in a comprehensive range of compound structures, therapeutic agents, medical devices, and combination products.
TPI Arcade is one of the most advanced aluminum V-process casting facilities in the United States. V-process casting offers twice the dimensional accuracy of common sand casting. Wall thicknesses as low as .125-in., 0° draft, smooth-surface finishes, and unlimited pattern life are just a few advantages. The company prides itself on speed to market with samples provided in less than three weeks.
Tri-Mag LLC, a Curtis Industries Co., is a manufacturer of superior quality power components, including AC-DC power supplies, DC-DC converters, and EMI/RFI filters for use in medical, gaming, ITE, and other high/continuous-duty and high-reliability applications.
TRICOR Systems Inc. has provided electronic contract manufacturing since 1976. Its engineering staff develops electromechanical/electro-optical equipment from concept to finished product. TRICOR designs and manufactures Class 1, 2, and 3 medical devices and offers services ranging from short-run prototypes to long-range production. TRICOR is ISO 90001:2008, ISO 13485:2003, AS9100, and FDA registered. TRICOR works with and mentors new companies.
Trinity Logistics is a third-party logistics (3PL) company offering transportation services, including truckload, less-than-truckload, intermodal, expedited, and transportation management software.
TriStar Inc.'s mission is to make the product development process a competitive advantage for its clients. By understanding clients' business initiatives, and how they design and manufacture products and share that data within the enterprise, it provides tailored solutions to optimize the product development process. Since 1988, TriStar has offered all aspects of PLM and PDM, strategizing, implementation, advising, training, and more.
Tru Tech Systems is a CNC precision grinding company.
As a world market leader in laser technology, TRUMPF Inc. offers an extensive product portfolio for cutting, welding, and FDA-approved UDI marking of a variety of medical devices. Additional business divisions include machine tools and electronics.
Twin City EDM & Mfg. Inc. provides CNC turning and five-axis milling, Swiss turning, wire and sinker EDM, micro-hole burning, and laser marking.
Tykma-Electrox is a world-class manufacturer of industrial laser marking, etching, and engraving systems. The company continuously develops new products to boost the productivity of the laser marking industry worldwide. All products are fully warranted and backed with exceptional service. Tykma-Electrox company meets all marking needs.
UBM, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce, and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging.
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UICO makes duraTOUCH®, mission-critical touch for durables, wearables, and IoT devices. duraTOUCH® is capacitive touch that works with water; saline; ultrasound gel; rain; 3X medical gloves; extreme temperatures; and thick, durable substrates. And, duraTOUCH® is super-low power. The world's best brands use duraTOUCH®. Visit the company's Web site for more information.
Ulbrich Stainless Steels & Special Metals Inc. is a global precision re-roller and distributor of stainless steel and special metals strip, foil, shaped wire, fine wire, sheet, plate, and bar products for use in the medical, automotive, nuclear, and aerospace industries. The company offers twelve locations in five countries, including Asia, Europe, and North America, with additional sales representation worldwide.
Ultrafab Inc. specializes in solving fluid transfer requirements with high-quality custom tubing kits.
UMC Inc. serves a range of markets, including medical, aerospace, commercial, industrial, energy, and others. Capabilities include prototyping, engineering, precision machining, supply chain, quality management, continuous improvement, finishing, and complex assemblies. With more multi-axis machines than most competitors, its machining capabilities include five-, seven-, nine-, and 11-axis machining; CNC turning; EDM; Swiss; and tool grinding.
Uniglobe-Kisco Inc. supplies a full range of products and services related to industries such as electronics, chemicals, and medical plastics manufacturing. Along with the latest information and technology, the company provides the best proposals and consulting to support the success of its customers' businesses.
UNIQBAG offers inflatable protective airbag packaging materials.
A leader within the labeling, coding, and marking sectors, United Barcode Systems provides high-resolution ink-jet, laser, and print-and-apply technologies to meet its customers' production line needs while increasing their ROI and lowering OEE.
The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business develops effective, principled business leaders who think globally, act ethically, and create enduring value for society. Choose from a variety of MBA, specialized master’s, and graduate-business certificate programs including Health Care (MBA), Business Analytics (MA/Certificate), Health Care Communication (MS) and more. Additional information is available at the university's Web site.
From saving lives to advancing them, from textiles to transportation, US Digital designs and tests every encoder in its Vancouver, Washington facility to ensure the level of quality global manufacturers depend on every day. The company brings that same level of quality to personalized service, with responsive and knowledgeable sales teams ready to address each unique application.
In business since 1954, VACCO Industries produces precision-etched parts and assemblies through the use of photochemical etching, micro laser cutting/welding, and diffusion bonding services. Whether an application is in large or small volume, VACCO can be of assistance.
Valtronic innovates and manufactures miniaturized electronic products for its trusted medical device partners. The company's customers are global suppliers of medical implants and devices, diagnostic imaging equipment, advanced industrial equipment, and aerospace parts. For more than 30 years, Valtronic has helped companies develop and produce thousands of Class II and III medical devices and advanced miniaturized electronic assemblies.
Vante is a global technology company that designs and manufactures medical plastic processing equipment. The company offers catheter manufacturing systems, industrial tube sealers, and plastic sealing and welding technology. Vante supports plastic forming applications such as tipping, flaring, bonding, and necking for catheters and other medical devices.
For more than 30 years, Vascutek Ltd., a Terumo company, has been delivering world-class medical textiles to its OEM partners. The company delivers world-class textiles that are trusted by medical professionals for their quality and reliability. Vascutek's philosophy is simple: whatever its customer wants, its will do its best to provide.
Veco USA is a world leader in electroforming and photo chemical etching, specializing in manufacturing metallic components with demanding micron-sized features typically found in digital printers, nebulizers, filters, motion controllers, and consumer products. Co-development, prototyping, and high-volume production are commonplace, and its world-class factories and cleanrooms provide high quality, resolution, and precision at affordable prices.
Vela Technologies Inc. solves the toughest 3-D UV-curing challenges: complex shapes, difficult coatings, and getting sufficient UV into nooks and crannies or into bond lines. The company's chambers can be used for catheter and guidewire
coatings, catheter device attachments, and adhesive bonding and assembly applications.
VEM Tooling is a German-owned moldmaker with facilities in China, Thailand, and India focusing on high-precision plastic injection molds.
Venta Medical is a turnkey contract manufacturer providing expertise in integrated medical solutions to medical and life science companies. Solutions include planning; procurement; process validation; production assembly, and packaging, sterilization, and inventory management to OEMs and start-ups. Implants, custom delivery catheters, and medical disposables are within its ISO 13485 certification processed at its FDA-registered facility.
Vesta Inc., part of Lubrizol LifeSciences, offers custom medical manufacturing services, including precision thermoplastic and silicone extrusion as well as comprehensive silicone fabrication from its ISO 13485–certified facilities. Vesta capitalizes on more than 40 years of experience, leveraging expertise in design assistance, material selection, and quality compliance to enable its customers’ success.
ViaMed Corp. focuses on custom fabrication of miniature components and subassemblies, including braids, coils, retrieval baskets and graspers, precision wire arrays, stents and other expandable parts, and many other specialty items. The company uses wire, nonmetallic fiber, tubing, and other miniature raw materials in device component development and manufacturing.
Increasingly, leading pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology firms are choosing Virginia. The state has dynamic research universities; numerous federally funded facilities; renowned research institutes, such as SRI International and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; as well as major manufacturers such as K2M Inc., MicroAire Surgical Instruments, and Cadence Inc. For more information, visit the VEDP Web site.
VitalDyne Inc. is a contract development and manufacturing facility with core competencies in implantable devices, cardiac and neurostimulation, vascular access, and instrumentation and sterile devices. The company's laser processes—welding, cutting: Femto II, ablation, and marking—provide a great platform for component manufacturing. VitalDyne's systems are ISO 13485:2003 certified.
ViVitro Labs offers industry-leading cardiovascular test equipment and related laboratory testing and consulting services. Organizations in more than 40 countries trust its expertise, accuracy, and quality for heart valve, LVAD, TAH, stent, and graft testing. ViVitro's lab services hold ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation based on ISO 5840. Its A2LA scope of accreditation includes the physical and mechanical testing of heart valve substitutes.
VTI Vacuum Technologies Inc. supplies EMI/RFI/ESD shielding and form-in-place gasketing solutions for medical, defense, aerospace, and industrial devices. The company utilizes a vacuum deposition process for selectively shielding plastic electronic enclosures. VTI robotically dispenses conductive and environmental form-in-place gaskets for sealing plastic and metal components. It is ISO 9001:2008 certified, ITAR compliant, and veteran owned.
The Walter R. Hammond Co. is a regional distributor of abrasives, cutting tools, and precision measuring that specializes in providing miniature cutting tools for the medical device industry. The company is a division of the W.P. & R.S. Mars Co. and is now able to offer a broader mix of products. Hammond also offers supply-chain management programs, which include vending.
Washington Penn Plastic Company Inc. is a leading provider of polypropylene, polyethylene, and TPE-based compounds. The company focuses on tailoring polyolefin compounds to meet the application requirements of its customers. WPP has demonstrated numerous successes replacing high-cost engineering resins with lower cost materials by expanding the properties and capabilities of polyolefins.
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group's peristaltic pumps are ideal for integrating into medical devices and diagnostic test instruments where accurate, safe, and reliable transfer, metering, and dosing duties are required. Its dedicated OEM design, development, and production team works with clients to customize a standard option to meet their application requirements. Watson-Marlow peristaltic pumps are used throughout the health care industry.
WC Pallets is the manufacturer of a uniquely designed, strong (10,000 lbs. compression), durable, water-resistant, and fully recyclable pallet made from recycled corrugated cardboard.
Weiss-Aug Company Inc. is a valued partner for innovative and technically sophisticated custom insert molding, precision metal stamping, and automated assembly solutions. The company provides advanced engineering, prototyping, and production of custom-designed components for the medical, automotive, aerospace, and interconnect industries. ISO 90001:2008, TS 16949:2009, ISO 13485:2003, and ISO 14001 certified.
Weller, associated with soldering innovation, continues to create innovative products that deploy the latest technologies that answer the need for increased productivity. Stop by the company's booth to see its products: WX soldering, desoldering, and hot-air stations; WX rework stations; fume extraction systems; Swiss precision cutters, pliers, and tweezers; and more.
WhiteBoard is a full-service product development consultancy servicing industries ranging from consumer products to medical devices. The company's exposure to various industries is key to promoting innovation. It employs a range of creative talent from graphic and industrial designers, engineers, and model-makers. Services offered include upfront research and validation, plus industrial design, engineering, extensive prototyping, and promotion.
Winchester Electronics is a leader in the design and manufacturing of RF microwave, hermetic, fiber, and power connectors, as well as value-added cable and cable assemblies, with manufacturing and distribution facilities located worldwide. The company specializes in custom connector and overmold assemblies supporting applications in the medical industry, including MRI, monitoring equipment, LVAD systems, defibrillators, and pulse oximeters.
Woojin Plaimm Inc. Inc. is a manufacturer of injection molding machinery, providing servo-hydraulic, all-electric, two-platen, vertical, and twin-shot IMMs.
Worldwide Foam Ltd. is one of the fastest-growing industrial closed-cell foam manufacturers in North America. Since 2008, it has revolutionized the industry by offering one-day lead time from its four strategic locations with a wide range of products and sizes. Worldwide Foam began with crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) and has evolved into a diversified foam supplier that serves multiple industries across North America.
Wytech Industries Inc. provides mandrels, cores, and other wire components to the medical device industry. Services include straightening, cutting, grinding, forming, flaring, EDM, CNC, laser, 3-D printing, assembly, surface treatments, and coatings. The company's FastLane provides next-day delivery of a variety of metals, including 304 stainless steel and Nitinol. ISO 9001:2008 certified.
Xactform USA is a cutting tool manufacturer.
Xcel Energy's mission is to provide its customers with safe, clean, reliable energy at a competitive price. The company is promoting energy-efficiency programs and resources available to its business customers.
XL Precision Technologies Inc. is a dedicated provider of medical microcomponents, subassemblies, and complete assemblies. The company offers high-precision, complex-geometry metal components and assemblies utilizing the best combination of EDM wire erosion, spark erosion, laser cutting, marking, and laser welding. XL-PT provides fabricated medical-grade tubes in most metal alloys. Original and DFM design services are available. ISO 13485:2003.
ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. The Industrial Metrology business group is a leading manufacturer of multidimensional metrology solutions. These include coordinate measuring machines and metrology software for the automotive, aircraft, mechanical engineering, plastics and medical technology industries.
Celebrating 50 years as a leader in polymer extrusions, Zeus Inc. is unveiling its latest innovation, LCP monofilament. Zeus LCP is an optimal choice when nonmetallic braid reinforcement is required. Try FluoroPEELZ®, the company's peelable heat-shrink simplifying catheter assembly. Absorv® Bioabsorbable tubing is now available in 100 μm thicknesses.