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A Creative Spark Is Needed for Machining in Orthopedics

Innovations in machining and supporting technologies enable developers to achieve fantastic results with the traditional fabrication technique.
By Mark Crawford, Contributing Editor • 09.12.23

Machining in the orthopedic industry is a highly advanced process, with high-precision CNC machines, lasers, new materials, surface-finishing technologies, inspection systems, and sophisticated software. These technologies are essential for creating the orthopedic implants, devices, and instruments we depend on.

Business is on the rise among orthopedic device manufacturers, especially for joint replacements and increased funding for R&D, with many new devices in development. Additional inventory is also needed to support an increase in post-pandemic elective surgeries and the migration of these procedures to ambulatory surgical centers (ASC).

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Investing in Your Own Success: Employee Onboarding and Education Strategies

How can you create a culture that achieves increased engagement, offers better satisfaction, and improves retention?
By Phil Allen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Lowell Inc.

Employees represent the heart of any organization on multiple levels. Typically, employee salaries and benefits represent one of, if not the single largest, cost of any business. Yet, once employees enter the doors, companies often begin to move to the next issue on their priority list. However, successful employee engagement is a never-ending opportunity to build a stronger company.

Consider the role your employees play in the following:
● Product quality and industry knowledge
● Client satisfaction and service
● Visible external brand representation

These are all essential components that drive the differentiation between you and your competitors….

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How Statistics Can Reduce Medical Device Inspection Time

The idea of reducing inspection costs is a face-off between two different priorities.

Priority one is budget. OEMs look for ways to reduce production costs where possible, and inspection is a seemingly good area because it can be significant portion of a production budget…

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Celebrating 60 Years

Lowell is officially 60 years old in 2024. We are excited to share opportunities for you to enjoy some of our celebrations this year along with great memories…

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Reducing Medical Device Inspection Costs

As an OEM, your goals include: Getting in market quickly Constant quality Reasonable cost and value No surprises Without an industry standard, OEMs often depend heavily on the…

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What innovation!! I toured Lowell two weeks ago and could not have been more impressed with your other examples of innovation, namely the robotics utilized in the QA lab and in the laser marking area. We are going to be installing our own hi-definition cameras in our QA lab soon. I’ve copied my QA faculty for them to enjoy your video.

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