Lowell regularly contributes to and is sought out for inclusion in industry articles about medical device manufacturing. Find the latest news and information below.
Medical industry technologies are evolving to serve more surgical and patient needs. People are living longer, with higher expectations for staying active as they age. Surgeons want better devices, instruments, and tools to help them achieve these goals—which in most cases requires state-of-the-art manufacturing and tight-tolerance machining.
Machining continues to advance to meet the challenges of making smaller and more complex devices, sometimes from newer, harder-to-machine materials…
As product development shifts from engineering to production, manufacturers take the lead on delivering parts that meet the engineer’s design intent and are on time and budget.
While not always visible to the customer, one way manufacturers can meet these expectations is through automated machining processes. Automation opens new ways to create a more consistent part at the point of manufacturing…
Profile tolerancing offers an array of benefits for device inspection over the more commonly used linear plus/minus dimensioning.
In this competitive environment where speed to market is vital, the design and prototyping phase of any project carries more importance than ever before. Companies that can collaboratively work with suppliers from the onset and communicate throughout the project will have a better chance of being successful.
We spoke with five suppliers with expertise in design and development to get their perspective on design and prototyping in the orthopedic industry…
It was the mid-’90s, and Lowell, Inc., a manufacturer based in Brooklyn Park, had earned a solid reputation providing parts for computer hard drive manufacturers. But it lost a major client in an uncertain market and, as a result, Lowell watched its workforce shrink from 120 to 45 employees in six months.
Pre-production meetings are critical part of the manufacturing process at Lowell, Inc. Read this article on Smarter Engineering by Thomas Van Wilpe, a Manufacturing Engineer here at on how to conduct these time-saving meetings.
Metrology matching is a process that aligns two separate inspection systems—typically your system and a supplier’s—to ensure consistent results. The article written by Lowell…
Multitasking machinery is helping manufacturers increase productivity. Production Machining highlights Lowell’s investment in multitasking machinery to increase throughput in this article.
Precision and laser machining are essential to manufacturing complex medical devices. In this ODT article, Lowell shares its perspective on how DFM, GD&T and custom tooling improve processes and outcomes for customers.