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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.

Customer Wins Leading Award

Customer Wins Leading Award

Huge congratulations to our customer Quanta Dialysis Technologies as their revolutionary portable dialysis machine wins award for UK's top engineering innovation of 2022. Europlaz are immensely proud to be involved in this project by manufacturing consumables for the...

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Evolving and Adapting: Medical Device Projects

Evolving and Adapting: Medical Device Projects

For over 40 years Europlaz has prototyped, manufactured and supported medical device advancement. From our initial development in the 1960s to pioneering advancements in modern medical applications; we have evolved our offering to provide the very best service for a...

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ISO Certified and FDA Registered Manufacturing

ISO Certified and FDA Registered Manufacturing

ISO certification and FDA registration are important watchwords when it comes to the manufacture of medical devices. But why? What do these accreditations mean? We’ve created a primer to help you understand the importance of these regulatory bodies and how their seal...

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Reshoring: It’s Coming Home!

Reshoring: It’s Coming Home!

COVID-19 has shown us many things, including the instability of manufacturing goods overseas. During the pandemic many companies have struggled with their supply chains with their offshore suppliers being unable to export crucial components. As a result, many...

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Donation to the DEC Ukraine Appeal

Donation to the DEC Ukraine Appeal

At Europlaz we have been as shocked as the rest of the world by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. It has devastated the lives of millions of families and we want to join the effort to provide help and assistance to those affected. On behalf of our employees, we will be...

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The Road to a Sustainable Future

The Road to a Sustainable Future

Healthcare services are necessary for sustaining and improving human health, yet their environmental footprint is often far greater than many other sectors. The global healthcare system is a large contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, representing 4.4% of the total...

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Plastic Injection Moulding: The Benefits

Plastic Injection Moulding: The Benefits

Plastic certainly has its critics but there’s no denying that most of the world’s population has been helped at some point by plastic used in medical parts, devices, appliances, and packaging. Whether this be in a hospital, clinic or laboratory. The variety of devices...

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Europlaz appoints new Commercial Director

Europlaz appoints new Commercial Director

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Rory O’Keeffe as our new Commercial Director. In a newly created role, Rory will be responsible for Europlaz’s procurement, marketing and commercial departments, and will support the Board in developing commercial...

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How Does Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Work

How Does Medical Device Contract Manufacturing Work

Contract manufacturing is an operational model which outsources manufacturing to a company like Europlaz, which can help small companies, start-ups and those looking for scalable production. If you don’t have an in-house manufacturing team, who can facilitate every...

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Designing Medical Devices For Manufacturability: Guide

Designing Medical Devices For Manufacturability: Guide

The medical device design process can be incredibly complex, expensive and time-consuming. Design for manufacture, or DFM, is a process that can overcome these issues. It might also be referred to as Design for manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA). By considering the...

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ISO Class 7 Cleanrooms: Requirements

ISO Class 7 Cleanrooms: Requirements

What is a Cleanroom? A Cleanroom is usually required in the production of medical, consumable and other hygiene-sensitive products. They are designed so that contaminants and particle flow can be managed and monitored closely to maintain requirements. ISO...

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Farleigh Hospice: Our Charity of the Year

Farleigh Hospice: Our Charity of the Year

We are delighted to announce that our chosen charity to support for the next 12 months is Farleigh Hospice. Each year at Europlaz we support a local charity – it is our way of giving back. Last year we supported Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.   About Farleigh...

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