Overcoming MedTech Challenge #3: Mass Customization and 3D Printing

Patients are bringing a consumer mindset to healthcare interactions and medtech companies are creating consumer-oriented technologies to improve the experience. Innovation is allowing the personalization of devices at scale via 3D printing. Healthcare reimbursement models are becoming more closely tied to patient satisfaction, elevating the urgency for an improved experience. Here are a few key…

The Leanest Lean you have ever Seen – how APS can get you to 95% Fat Free Manufacturing

Lean manufacturing is currently one of the buzz words in industry and quite rightly so. Most companies are under pressure to produce more products in shorter delivery times, without visibility of future demand and with fewer inventories. That’s quite a feat to achieve. The question always arises as to whether there is a place for IT in lean manufacturing initiatives…