"From the initial idea to the finished product, from the design to the medical product in sterile packaging, ready to be used: we convince our customers by presenting the complete value chain.
"Our market and our strengths are complex disposables in particular, controlled throughout by highly prioritised quality assurance according to ISO 13485 and FDA-Standards or by GMP (current good manufacturing practice)", emphasises Ulrich Schmid, Business Development Manager at Medisize.
The company has five production centres worldwide – Finland, the Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the Czech Republic – providing state of- the-art clean room facilities and concentrating on four market segments which are medical and diagnostic devices, drug delivery devices, primary pharmaceutical packaging, and airway management.
In discussions with the experts at the trade fair, visitors can obtain information about the latest Medisize products or discuss ideas and their feasibility. Ulrich said: "In the field of medical technology, we encourage discussions of design and functionality with our customers, based on partnership. We can create product prototypes in our in-house mould making facility in Finland. The project will enter the injection moulding process and on to assembly only when everything is perfect and to the customer’s full satisfaction – in clean-room conditions class 7/8."
Among other exhibits, Medisize will show a peristaltic pump, where a tube is being actuated by contraction, to inject, for instance, a contrast medium into a patient’s vein. The material used for the pump casing is polycarbonate; the material for the tube is PVC. The peristaltic pump is a typical medical technology Medisize product where the entire manufacturing process takes place within the company, that is from the prototype right through to the injection moulded and ultra sound hermetically sealed pump.
Each project is under the control of an independent project manager. Other exhibits shown include a bone cement mixing gun with a plastic attachment for either this device or various transfer systems, offered as complete solutions including tube sets. In the sector disposable diagnostic devices, Medisize will exhibit a titration plate with 1536 bores for polymerase chain reaction in DNA replication (PCR). Consistent fluorescence of the base material has to be guaranteed here. Other important factors are the heatability of the plate at a high stability rate as well as accuracy in the lower range of one hundredth of a millimeter.
"These characteristics, as sought by the customer, have been developed specifically for this
product. That is what gives Medisize its unique market positioning, as we predominantly offer tailor-made solutions", reiterates Ulrich Schmid.