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Manufacturing Day | Inspiring the Next Manufacturing Generation

The lights come up, the hour is over, and you’ve learned quite a bit from a “how-to” video tutorial in your Manufacturing 101 class. And while classrooms are integral to the education process, many of us may remember that an actual hands-on learning experience gave us an on-the-job and real-life view of business that we just couldn’t get inside of a classroom.

Manufacturing Day

Friday, October 5 is National Manufacturing Day—a day set aside as a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire a future generation of manufacturers. You might say that at Genesis Plastics Welding we celebrate that day every day. Even though we aren’t in a classroom ourselves every day, we haven’t forgotten how important it is to offer the next generation of innovators and potential medical device workers hands-on internship experiences that expand their learning realm and inspire a future career in the manufacturing industry.

“There are so many unknowns in the world for today’s students considering career path options. Hands-on internships can be very enlightening for most students and such a great experience and added value for the employer as well,” said Genesis Plastics Welding President and CEO Tom Ryder.  Read more

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Genesis Plastics Welding at American Medical Device Summit

American Medical Device Summit

Genesis to Connect and Exchange Industry Innovation at American Medical Device Summit

As a proven and trusted leader in the medical device contract manufacturing industry, Genesis Plastics Welding will be an active participant in the Generis American Medical Device Summit October 24 and 25 in Lombard, Illinois. The summit will serve as a platform for over 250 medical device industry peers and experts to exchange ideas and insights to enhance design, innovation and quality of medical devices.

Already leading the way through innovative research, development and clean room capabilities in medical contract manufacturing, Genesis Plastics Welding will have the opportunity to hear from several industry key note speakers with extensive experience driving development and process strategy excellence. This networking opportunity puts Genesis Plastics Welding central to cutting edge medical device conversations around streamlining processes, optimizing development and design, decreasing risk and improving speed to market. Read more

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[In the News] Costa Rica Medical Device

Medical Device Clean Room Manufacturing Genesis Plastics Welding

Industry friends are often surprised to hear us say that we are willing to help clients source Costa Rica medical device production. We enjoy serving our contract manufacturing clients stateside, but if it makes sense, then yes. Over the years as, as client volumes grew, we’ve played a key role in helping several OEMs transition from our Midwest contract manufacturing services to Costa Rica or other offshore locations. We also have coordinated and been a dual source in several occurrences, where 80% of production was offshore and 20% remained with us.

OEMs have come to know that above all, they can count on Genesis Plastics Welding and Medtech Launch team to be collaborative and resourceful. We know everyone has a bottom line to keep in mind and sometimes sourcing production elsewhere makes sense. Through our strong industry relationships, we are happy to help and make transitions as smooth as possible. Often beginning with our team, as a product design goes from concept to go-to-market to production ramp up, is the perfect match for long-term device success. Have a product you’d like to discuss? Reach out to Jason or Michael.

Recently in Verdict Medical Devices, Chris Lo went deeper inside Costa Rica’s supersized medical device sector. Read more below and see why Costa Rica is a hub for more than 70 large medical device OEMs. Find the full article online and here.

In 2017, medical devices became Costa Rica’s top export, surpassing the agricultural sector for the first time in the country’s history. With more than 70 medical device companies operating in Costa Rica, how has this small nation managed to develop such a successful and fast-growing medical technology sector? Read more

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Kevin Mauser Joins Genesis Plastics Welding

Tom Ryder, president and CEO of Indianapolis-based radio frequency welding contract manufacturer Genesis Plastics Welding, Inc., announced today the hire of Engineering Manager Kevin Mauser

“At the heart of the contract manufacturing experience is collaboration, and our OEM partners have come to rely on our team for attention to detail, the ability to innovate and a high quality of service,” says Ryder. “Kevin’s extensive background within medical device design, development and manufacturing, is a great addition to our contract manufacturing style of business. I look forward to his leadership, as we continue to help guide clients through the manufacturing process.”

Mauser possesses an impressive background with over 10 years of helping teams complete projects and improve processes within the medical device, military and consumer industries. Prior to joining the Genesis team, he managed a multi-disciplinary engineering team for a global manufacturer of interventional catheters, tube sets and other assemblies for medical devices. Mauser holds a Purdue University Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering, with a focus on signal processing, neural stimulation and thin-film circuitry. He has several patents under his belt and has been published in EDUCAUSE.

Additionally, he serves as a Deacon for his church.

Connect with Kevin Mauser via LinkedIn.

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Radio Frequency Welding Expertise In New York

Looking for radio frequency welding expertise? Find it on the East Coast in just a few short weeks, when the Genesis Plastics Welding team heads to vibrant New York for MD&M East – the East Coast’s largest MedTech event. The conference is packed with advanced design and manufacturing innovation, insightful keynote speakers, and the chance to see many of our East Coast clients and industry friends on their turf.

We wouldn’t miss it! It’s one of our favorites. Will we see you in New York on June 12 – 14, 2018? We’d love to help put a spring in your step before you hit the show floor. Meet us for a caffeinated conversation each morning pre-show and enjoy a #coffeefix on us. Email Jason or Michael to snag a spot at sales@genesisplasticswelding.com and let us help with your design and heat sealed thermoplastic manufacturing challenges over coffee.

With more than 2,000 suppliers on-hand, it’s the perfect place for design engineers, project engineers, manufacturing engineers, sourcing managers, and buyers to make important connections to take their products to the next level. Whether you’re interested in new materials, contract manufacturing solutions, components, testing solutions or packing, this is an outstanding avenue to accomplish all of that and MORE.

Find Us at #AdvMfgExpo East

Make sure Genesis Plastics Welding’s booth 763 in on your list of stops for the #AdvMfgExpo – we can’t wait to chat innovative medical device contract manufacturing solutions, medical materials and the robust seams that come with radio frequency welded products such as:

  • fluid bags
  • containment bags
  • negative pressure wound care devices
  • same patient stem cell therapies
  • inflatable devices
  • and more

Need a pass for the show? Be our guest.

 

 

Meet MedTech Launch by Genesis Plastics Welding

Genesis Plastics Welding CEO Tom Ryder made an exciting announcement this month! Learn more about our new division, strategically aligned to assist medical device clients in navigating the product launch process, from initial concept to commercialization, with a focus on design, prototyping, quality management, risk management, regulatory support and manufacturability. Meet MedTech Launch by Genesis Plastics Welding, and learn more in Plastics Today’s recent article.