Although chemical characterization is not a fool-proof technique, Christopher Pohl, associate toxicologist, Nelson Labs explains why this method is still considered to be the best and strongest way to assess patient risk. Read more

North America

Vision Engineering has been recognised as the Optical Instrumentation Company of the Year by Business and Industry Today magazine for its optimised inspection equipment. Read more


Vision Engineering, a manufacturer of visual inspection and measurement technologies, has been awarded the productronica Innovation Award for its 3D visualisation product. Read more


Britt Jones, manager of package testing services for devices, biologics, and combination products at WuXi Medical Device Testing explains what you need to know about package testing and validation under ISO 11607 and Medical Device Regulation (MDR). Read more


Calvin Jory, product marketing specialist, ultrasonic flaw detectors, for manufacturer of test and measurement solutions, Olympus, describes how to improve the inspection process for plastics with gaging technology. Read more


Amy B. Miller, director, lab services, PMO and supply chain and Daniel L. Bantz, technology manager, performance and packaging, labs, both from West Pharmaceutical Services, explains the importance of testing and inspecting within laboratories. Read more

, North America

Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes sat down with Gert Bos, president-elect of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) to learn about how European medical manufacturers can best prepare for inspections in China. Read more


Web content editor Ian Bolland visited Vision Engineering’s headquarters in Woking where he was given a sneak peek of the company’s new product – the Deep Reality Viewer – which was launched at Control in Stuttgart earlier this year. Read more


Greg Hetzler, Laser Design, a subsidiary of CyberOptics, takes a look at the importance of part scanning and inspection within the overall production schedule Read more


Pixargus, a spin-off from the German Plastics Institute, is promoting a system used to inspect cut pieces of hypo and precision tubes for medical applications which have to comply with exacting surface and edge quality demands. Read more