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We’re pleased to keep our customers and future customers up to date with both company and industry news.

Here you will find all our latest news and company announcements along with our thoughts on what’s happening in the world of medical device manufacturing.

POCT Device Assembly and Test Kit Fulfilment

POCT Device Assembly and Test Kit Fulfilment

Point of care testing (POCT) devices and medical kits are indispensable in supporting rapid diagnosis and helping healthcare professionals deliver immediate results. As such, a quick turnaround of reliable products is crucial not only for better patient care but also...

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Europlaz Donates 25 Life Saving Bleed Kits

Europlaz Donates 25 Life Saving Bleed Kits

Europlaz has donated 25 life saving bleed kits to the Liam Taylor legacy in honour of a local 19 year old who tragically lost his life to knife crime in 2020. Following his tragic death, The Liam Taylor Legacy was set up in his memory by his grandmother, Julie. The...

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Europlaz Invests in 3 new Plastic Injection Moulding Machines

Europlaz Invests in 3 new Plastic Injection Moulding Machines

As a leader in the medical device manufacturing industry, we are proud to announce our continued commitment to sustainability and quality with the acquisition of three state-of-the-art all-electric IntElect plastic injection moulding machines from Sumitomo (SHI)...

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Drug Delivery Device Contract Manufacturing: A Guide

Drug Delivery Device Contract Manufacturing: A Guide

Drug delivery devices are integral to enhancing patient care and treatment efficacy through device design. As a medical device contract manufacturer with decades of experience developing and designing drug delivery systems, we’ve discovered that effective design and...

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Europlaz awarded EcoVadis Silver Medal for Sustainability

Europlaz awarded EcoVadis Silver Medal for Sustainability

We are pleased to announce that Europlaz has been awarded the Silver EcoVadis Medal for 2023, placing us in the top 25% of companies for sustainability. EcoVadis is the global standard for business sustainability ratings. The EcoVadis assessment evaluates 21...

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Developing the Next Generation with Industry Placements

Developing the Next Generation with Industry Placements

As the British economy looks for new ways to develop and grow, there has never been a greater demand for opportunities for students and new starters to learn more about industries, roles, and the systems they engage with. Industrial placements and graduate roles...

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Sustainability in the Medical Device Industry

Sustainability in the Medical Device Industry

Sustainability isn't merely a buzzword; it's an imperative for businesses and industries across the UK. As global communities grapple with the challenges of reducing their carbon footprint, the medical device manufacturing sector finds itself at a crossroads between...

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The UK-First Approach: A Strategic Move for Medical Devices

The UK-First Approach: A Strategic Move for Medical Devices

In the dynamic world of medical device innovation, the path to market often has regulatory hurdles. Recently, these changes have been amplified in the European Union (EU) due to the implementation of the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR). This has led medical device...

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Plastics Used in Medical Device Development

Plastics Used in Medical Device Development

In medical device development, plastics are a popular material, thanks to their versatility, costs, and production speed. The plastics used vary greatly, depending on the purpose and system and each comes with its own set of benefits and applications. With such a long...

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CE Mark Extension for UK Medical Devices in the EU

CE Mark Extension for UK Medical Devices in the EU

The CE mark is a universally accepted conformity mark deemed to fit the demands of the European Union's safety, health, and environmental protection requirements. Any business that wants to do trade in the European Economic Area (EEA) needs to have this mark to send...

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Europlaz’s Medical Device Development & Design Process

Europlaz’s Medical Device Development & Design Process

Europlaz has been a trusted provider of design, engineering, and manufacturing expertise for the medical device industry for over 50 years. During this time, we have developed a comprehensive service that supports the entire life cycle of a medical device, from...

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