Elektrisola Inc.'s EMT produces tight-tolerance Class VI polyimide tubing with value-added processes such as PTFE liners, braid, coiled, and co-extrusion. MWS offers film insulated wire products made of metals such as copper, stainless steel, nickel, constantan, and gold with coatings including polyurethane, polyester, and polyimide, mostly for cardiovascular diagnostics.
Hisco Inc. is a distributor of specialized materials for the medical device, electronics, aerospace, and general industrial manufacturing markets.
Tech Tube is a manufacturer of specialty tubing, fabricated parts, and finished devices for the medical and aerospace industries.
Established in 1984, Technipaq Inc. is a flexible packaging converter located in the vicinity of Chicago, Illinois. The company specializes in packaging materials for the medical device, diagnostic, and food industries. With its years of experience as well as its history servicing many of the large medical device manufacturers in the industry, Technipaq is confident that it can serve businesses and their packaging needs.
Pulse Systems provides medical device companies with precision laser machining of tubular metal components and related services, such as laser welding, small-part CNC machining, and Nitinol processing. The company specializes in rapid turnaround of prototype parts and assemblies, and can support full production volumes through its ISO 13485–certified operations.
Productivity Quality Inc. (PQI) is a distributor of metrology equipment and services in the Upper Midwest. The company sells everything from gage blocks to video and CMM measurement equipment. The company also provides repair and calibration services. See its subsidiary, Advanced Inspection Services (AIS), for contract dimensional inspection and reverse engineering.
Founded in 1984, Precision Repair & Calibration is an ISO/IEC 17025–accredited calibration lab. Services include calibration and repair of dimensional, mechanical, and electronic equipment. The company offers contract inspection services and represents more than 50 lines of metrology equipment from vision systems, CMMs, and optical comparators to hand tools, pin gauges, and hard gauging.
Pace offers contract product development and laboratory services from four full-service laboratories: ISO 10993 materials characterization, extractable/leachable studies, and biocompatibility; microbiology testing of bioburden, sterility, and biological indicators; device physical/functional testing, package integrity testing, surface cleanliness, EO/ECH residuals, and accelerated aging studies; drug-device assay, elution, and stability studies.
Since 1982, KDI has been bringing creativity and intelligence to complex challenges in product development and contract manufacturing for Class I, II, and III mechanical and electromechanical medical devices. With more than 1,125 projects, 30 patents, and hundreds of clients, the company accelerates ideas into reality. KDI is ISO 13485 certified and registered with the FDA as a contract manufacturer.
Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping is an ISO 13485:2003–certified manufacturer of precision metal stampings and assemblies. The company provides comprehensive services to the medical industry, including design engineering, rapid prototyping, in-house tooling, production, and assembly. Kenmode produces a wide range of parts for medical devices, from micro-miniature stampings to larger components.