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Some medical devices could get faster approval with new FDA rules


April 22, 2014 7:41 pm ET

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing an expedited approval for medical devices for devices aimed at the diagnosis or treatment of patients with serious conditions that would otherwise go untreated.

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Two Ohio groups team up to accelerate development of future medical devices


April 22, 2014 9:55 am ET

The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron and Cleveland-based design specialists Nottingham Spirk announced a strategic partnership that the two organizations say will accelerate the rate of commercialization of biomedical devices and products.

MGS buying N.Y. medical molding plant from Hospira


April 17, 2014 10:19 pm ET

MGS Manufacturing Group is purchasing the Buffalo, N.Y., injection molding facility and related product line of Hospira Inc., effective July 1. Terms were not disclosed.

No action yet, but opposition still brewing to medical device tax


April 11, 2014 1:29 pm ET

Indiana politicians are stepping up their game in attempts to get the much-maligned medical device tax repealed.

3D printing specialist buys Colorado injection molder


April 9, 2014 5:34 pm ET

ARC Group Worldwide Inc. is expanding its reach to plastic injection molding, tooling and magnesium injection molding with the acquisition of two Colorado companies — Advance Tooling Concepts LLC and Thixoforming LLC.

Eldon James sees more growth in 2014


April 7, 2014 2:30 pm ET

Now settled in its new home, plastics processor Eldon James Co. forecasts sales growth of 40 percent during 2014, coming on top of a 20 percent climb a year ago following a consolidation.

Evonik opening research sites in US, Germany, focused on medical devices


April 4, 2014 9:50 am ET

Evonik Corp. is expanding its medical devices portfolio with a pair of research facilities slated to open early this month.

New business shifts East Pattern & Mold into a larger site


April 2, 2014 12:28 pm ET

After more than 40 years at the same location, molder and mold maker East Pattern & Mold Corp. has moved into a new building that is more than twice as big, reflecting a growing business for reaction injection molded products.

'Rapidly changing macro-environment' prompts Baxter split


April 1, 2014 11:23 am ET

Macroeconomics and market forces were the drivers behind the impending break-up of medical products manufacturer Baxter International Inc., company officials and analysts say, particularly in the medical device business.

Thermoformer Brookdale adding production capacity, in-house tooling


March 28, 2014 10:41 am ET

Custom thermoformer Brookdale Plastics Inc. is spending about $750,000 to expand its Plymouth, Minn., operation.

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