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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.

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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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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