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We are very proud of our team at our subsidiary company Arrow Medical Limited in the UK for being appointed to supply PPE to Birmingham Hospitals. If you are interested in our PPE product please get in touch with us at info@forefrontmedical.com  ...

We are pleased to announce that Arrow Medical Limited is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Forefront Medical Technology. Arrow Medical has over 30 years of experience servicing global customers from their Plant in North Western England. With core competencies in clean room assembly, precision silicon molding and medical textile fabrication, this strategic acquisition allows Forefront...

Forefront Medical Technology is featured in The Business Times & The Straits Times ! Walter Tarca, President of Forefront Medical Technology shared that the recent S$ 1.5million investment in cleanroom , automation capabilities and growing its local medtech talent , allowed the company to embark on transformation early and be in a position to...

Overview To some, tooling may appear to be simply one more non-recurring engineering (NRE) cost in a product development process. However, in medical disposables manufacturing, it is also the single most important item in ensuring that quality and cost objectives are met. The quality of the tooling design and fabrication process...

Introduction Transferring the manufacturing of medical disposables from one part of the world to another poses unique challenges given the combination of a robust regulatory environment, and custom tooling and automation. That said, when done properly, a ‘lift and shift’ strategy can seamlessly achieve its goals. Forefront Medical Technology, a specialty contract manufacturer...

Introduction Outsourcing product development can provide a competitive edge in terms of expanding engineering resources, accessing specialized expertise or reducing time and/or overall cost. However, product development partners can vary widely in terms of the value provided. Additionally, while offshore product development firms can provide a cost advantage; careful consideration should...

Medical device manufacturers face continuing challenges to reduce cost without lowering quality. At the same time, a key benefit of globalization has been the emergence of health care market growth opportunities as the quality of medical care improves in densely populated emerging markets such as China and India. These trends...

Introduction Medical device manufacturers are under continuing pressure to cut cost while delivering superior quality. The amount of identifiable cost that can be taken out of a product through alternative materials and lower cost labor markets is finite, particularly given materials specifications, quality considerations and the fact that disposable medical device...

Introduction Medical device manufacturers are facing continuing cost pressure. At the same time, regulatory complexity continues to increase. Reducing cost in that environment requires strong focus on working smarter in all phases of the product’s lifecycle. When product development and production is outsourced, this translates to more heavily leveraging your supplier’s...

Introduction Outsourcing production of medical disposable devices and systems can be a complex process. Sourcing teams are faced with challenging questions. How can the dual requirements of superior quality and continuing cost reduction over time best be satisfied? Is the chosen contract manufacturer as concerned about regulatory requirements as my company?...

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