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MedAccred Introduces Plastics Extrusion Audit Criteria, Issues First Accreditation

23rd April 2018

Plastics Extrusion has been added to the growing list of audit opportunities available through MedAccred, the medical device industry’s collective approach to critical process supply chain oversight. Companies seeking MedAccred Accreditation can now gain industry recognition for Cable and Harness, Heat Treating, Plastics Injection Molding, Printed Circuit Board Assembly, Sterilization and Welding, as well as […]

“MedAccred Rising to Ubiquity” – Power Transmission Engineering magazine

3rd April 2018

MedAccred is emulating the Nadcap standard that came before it, and much like its predecessor, is on a sure rise to prominence. If you want to do business in the aerospace industry, you pretty much need to be Nadcap accredited. It’s the ubiquitous gold standard that everyone looks for when they want to buy parts from a supplier, and if […]

Solar Atmospheres receives MedAccred accreditation

22nd March 2018

Solar Atmospheres (Hermitage, Penn.) announced that it has received MedAccred Heat Treating accreditation. The company became the eighth plant internationally and fifth plant nationally to receive the certification. Click here to read more, as reported in Medical Design & Outsourcing.

FDA Recognizes AMS2750

6th December 2017

The Agency’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health has formally recognized pyrometry standard AMS 2750 for heat treating. Originally drafted by SAE International in 1980 for the aerospace industry, the standard is the foundation of heat treating audit criteria for the burgeoning medical device supply-chain oversight program MedAccred. A pyrometry standard originally developed for the […]

MedAccred Makes Its Mark

4th December 2017

The industry was buzzing when Stryker announced in July that it would require its future suppliers of critical manufacturing processes to be accredited by MedAccred, a medical supply chain oversight program formed in 2010 by the Performance Review Institute. The program is gaining traction as more medtech OEMs are beginning to require accreditation, but Stryker’s […]

US Government Issues $1 Million Multi-Year Award to Assist MedAccred

3rd October 2017

GENEDGE received a $1 million multi-year award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for assistance in the Growth through MedAccred project. The award was issued by NIST in response to the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Competitive Awards Program submission by GENEDGE. The request for proposal related to critical manufacturing technologies; supply chain […]

Medtech Insight highlights MedAccred

22nd August 2017

SUPPLIERS OF EIGHT SPECIAL MANUFACTURING PROCESSES – including sterilization, welding and heat treating – will have to be accredited to industry-managed supply-chain oversight program MedAccred if they want to do future business with device giant Stryker. “Awarding business based on accreditation [to MedAccred] is the end goal,” the company’s manager of supplier controls told Medtech […]

Flex Leads the Way for PCBA Manufacturers with the First Accreditation from MedAccred

21st November 2016

Flex has become the first company in the world to receive accreditation for the manufacture of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs) from MedAccred. The company’s site in Aguascalientes also became the first company in Mexico to receive an accreditation from MedAccred of any kind. In order to achieve the certificate from MedAccred, the team at […]

SINBON Electronics is the First Company in Asia to Achieve Accreditation from MedAccred

11th November 2016

SINBON Electronics has become the first in Asia to gain an accreditation from MedAccred after meeting all the requirements for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies. During a challenging four-day audit, the SINBON team in Jiangyin were successfully able to demonstrate that their manufacturing processes are fully compliant with MedAccred’s Audit Criteria for Cable and Wire […]

MedAccred’s First Accreditations for Plastics Injection Molding Awarded to MTD Micro Molding and BMP Medical

12th October 2016

In early 2016, MTD Micro Molding and BMP Medical volunteered to facilitate the pilot process for MedAccred’s new AC8160 Audit Criteria for Injection Molding. Both companies participated in the challenging and highly technical critical process pilot audits. As active members of the MedAccred Plastics Task Group, which is comprised of technical experts from a number […]