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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.

CNC Machining: Medical Devices

CNC Machining: Medical Devices

CNC (computer numerical control) machining is a key service within the medical industry offering a versatile automated machining solution that fits the demands of medical regulations. The process is one used across a variety of industries and can be tailored to...

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UK Medical Device Classification Guide

UK Medical Device Classification Guide

Medical device development in the UK demands a deep understanding of the safety requirements, and processes required, to offer patients reliable medical devices. These devices are used every day to help test, monitor, and treat a wide range of conditions and as such...

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Europlaz’s History: Step Back in Time

Europlaz’s History: Step Back in Time

Whilst preparing for the start of recent renovation works which were carried out at Europlaz, we came across some archived photos which got us reminiscing about Europlaz's history! Join us as we head back to the 1970s, 80s and early 90s. First Cleanroom Europlaz’s...

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ISO Class 7 Cleanroom: The Importance

ISO Class 7 Cleanroom: The Importance

Cleanrooms are an integral part of the medical device assembly process. In situations where hygiene is critical, and ISO class 7 cleanroom ensures that contaminants and particles are managed and monitored to ensure medical devices meet strict requirements. But what is...

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Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Guide

Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Guide

Are you in the process of searching for a reliable and cost-effective medical device contract manufacturer? Finding the right partner to produce the highest quality medical device components is not an easy task. It requires extensive research and due diligence to...

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Leading the Way with Energy Management

Leading the Way with Energy Management

We recently commissioned an energy survey of our Southminster site by Tangram Technology, to ensure the processes and initiatives that we are adopting are helping to reduce the environmental impact of plastic manufacturing by examining Europlaz's whole design and...

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CE Marking for Medical Devices

CE Marking for Medical Devices

The UK medical devices market has had to adapt to Brexit and the UK’s changing business relationship with other countries. One of the biggest question marks facing the medical community is the necessity of CE marks and/or UKCA marks. These marks, and others like them,...

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Medical Prototyping: The Secret to Device Design

Medical Prototyping: The Secret to Device Design

Designing and creating a medical device is no small task with long lead times, in-depth development, and product rollout. Each of these phases on its own is a complex endeavour but altogether requires an experienced team who understand the end users' needs. At...

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World Prematurity Day

World Prematurity Day

Europlaz and its clinical partners are dedicated to supporting preterm babies on World Prematurity Day and every day of the year. We are proud to have developed a uniquely small and low flow resistance solution for monitoring the breath volume and CO2 elimination...

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Metrology in Medical Device Development

Metrology in Medical Device Development

Accurate measurement is the bedrock of any medical device manufacturing process. As a means of ensuring consistency and accuracy, we adhere to strict metrology services and traceability capable of dimensional and performance assessments. Why is metrology important?...

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Why Quality Assurance is so Important

Why Quality Assurance is so Important

Quality assurance is a critical process for all medical devices. This practice ensures your product functions correctly and reduces the risk to the end user. Failing to carry out the right processes, however, can result in product malfunctions or failure and...

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New All-Electric Injection Moulding Machine Arrives

New All-Electric Injection Moulding Machine Arrives

Medical device manufacturer Europlaz Technologies recently installed a small footprint 130-ton (130T) IntElect injection moulding machine from Sumitomo (SHI) Demag with unique tie bar design to accommodate the low ceiling height in one of its production cleanrooms....

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