October 31 – November 1, 2018Minneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, MN

MED Institute

MED Institute supports entrepreneurs, consultants, developers, and manufacturers of medical products through the entire product life cycle, from initial concept through product approval to postmarket needs. With experience in medical device testing, clinical evaluation, data analysis, and global regulatory submission preparation, the company's team knows what it takes to guide a product through all the complex steps required for market approval.

Materials Evaluation & Engineering Inc.

Materials Evaluation and Engineering Inc. provides practical solutions to materials-related problems through innovative analysis and engineering. Comprehensive laboratory capabilities support failure analysis, QC, design, and R&D projects. Capabilities include light microscopy and scanning electron microscopy, elemental analysis, surface analysis, microstructure evaluation, infrared spectroscopy, particle counting, and gas chromatography.

Interwire Group

Interwire Group carries one of the largest selections of high-carbon spring wires and low-carbon specialty wires. The company stocks and distributes all grades of stainless-steel and nonferrous wire products. Interwire sources its application-specific wire (round and shaped) from qualified domestic and international producers, allowing its customers to achieve peak performance.

NCI Inc.

NCI Inc. is a local partner for optical inspection instruments from Leica Microsystems and a complete source for cleanrooms and cleanroom supplies. Leica inspection solutions range from basic stereomicroscopes to digital 3-D microscopes. NCI (formerly Innotech Products) supplies cleanrooms, equipment such as clean benches, HEPA filters, and supplies including sticky mats and apparel. Stop by for a free inspection and cleanroom consultation.

DSM Biomedical

DSM, one of the world’s leading biomedical partners with more than 30 years of experience, offers a broad portfolio of advanced healing solutions and expertise. From concept to commercialization, the company is a full-service partner, turning ideas into high-quality solutions from biomedical materials to finished devices. DSM's global network includes 50 countries and six continents, benefiting more than 3.5M patients annually.

Dino-Lite Scopes

Dino-Lite portable digital microscopes and eyepiece cameras provide high-quality microscopy video interfacing to PC and MAC. Most models provide 10x–220x magnification with features such as measurement and adjustable polarizer. The included software makes it easy to take snapshots, record videos, manipulate images, and save and email discoveries.


Medicoil offers spring, coil, wire-form, and Swiss machine capabilities in medical-grade wire diameters down to .0008 in. (shaped or round), for external and implantable components. Capabilities include springs, multifilar coils to 12 ft., laser welding, taper grinding, ISO Class 7 cleanroom, and finishing. The company offers superior technical support for medical device development and is ISO 13485 certified.

N2 Biomedical LLC

N2 Biomedical LLC is a leading provider of surface modification services for improving the performance of medical devices. Previously under the name Spire Biomedical, the company offers customized coatings and surface treatments to meet a variety of performance improvement needs, including reduced wear, enhanced bone in-growth, higher lubricity, antimicrobial properties, radiopacity, and electrical conductivity/insulation.

Ulbrich Stainless Steel & Special Metals Inc.

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 has 11 locations in five countries across Asia, Europe, and North America, with additional sales representation worldwide.

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