Automation

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Automation
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Automation

Not more than a decade ago, intelligent industrial automation, such as collaborative robots and smart manufacturing equipment, was inaccessible to most corporations. Today quality, efficiency, and low production costs are vital to contract manufacturers and OEMs alike. Recent market research shows that automation is driving the MedTech industry. In fact, a recent MedTech Intelligence article showed that medical device manufacturers that had adopted automation in their production lines saw a 40-60% decrease in processing costs. This is why automation has become a much sought-after capability for medical device manufacturers. Today, affordable and flexible automation is accelerating the rate at which manufacturers can strategically automate production, with the extent of automation directly impacting the bottom line in a variety of ways—from one-off and per-item costs to quality, repeatability, and customer satisfaction. Strategic automation provides the best way to ensure success.

The Automation Challenge?

Once a contract manufacturer (CM) determines how much of its facility needs to be automated, other challenges arise, such as regular upgrades, new training and specialized skills required to handle the automated machinery, and variations in production volumes. A CM that can handle these challenges and offer flexibility in terms of production volume is close to priceless to customers (OEMs).

Approach & Solutions

With decades of experience under its belt, Quasar is capable of providing robust production volume estimates for any medical device including NPIs, enabling us to avoid production bottlenecks. Automation provides Quasar with connectivity across every stage of production, making it possible to produce high-volume, regulation-compliant products. It has also augmented our engineering expertise by streamlining our production process and allowing us to efficiently manage inventory.

Advantages of Automation
  • High medical device quality and repeatability
  • Streamlining of production
  • Lower per-item cost
  • Quicker one-off and investment cost amortization
  • Regulatory compliance and traceability
High Quality
High Quality
Quick Amortization
Quick Amortization
Low Cost
Low Per-Item Cost
Streamlined production
Streamlined process
High Consistency
Repeatability
Traceability
Traceability

With Quasar at the helm, customers can rely on flexible production volumes, consistently high quality, and  changeovers -without any downtime. Since its founding 30 years ago, Quasar has always adopted the latest manufacturing technologies.  Today, with the implementation of Industry 4.0, we can support a completely customer-centric design and production process.

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