Vol. 32  No. 1  January - February 2024

Advertisers' Index

Accuprec Research Labs Pvt. Ltd., India
Ambica Medicare Engineering, India
Bry-Air Asia Pvt. Ltd., India
Nu-Vu Conair Pvt. Ltd., India
Celanese Corporation, India
CLS Pvt. Ltd., India
Carclo Technical Plastics Pvt. Ltd., India
ET Elastomer Technik, Germany
Eewa Engineering Co. Pvt. Ltd., India
I-Kare Polyalloys Pvt. Ltd., India
KLJ Group, India
Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Pvt. Ltd.
Map Industries, India
Milliken & Company, India
GLR Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., India
HighRichja Precision Extrusion Machinery Co. Ltd., China
PVC Colouring Compounding & Processing, India
Qosina, USA
R.R. Patel Gases (P) Ltd., India
Raumedic AG
SMC Medical Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd., India
Tekni-Plex India Pvt. Ltd., India
Yizumi India

Airways Surgical Pvt. Ltd., India

Alpha Medicare and Devices Ltd., India
Alpha Therapeutics Pvt. Ltd., India
Angiplast Pvt. Ltd., India
Beacon Plastics, India
Delux Surgical, Inida
International Certification Services Pvt. Ltd., India
Jain Rubbers Pvt. Ltd., India
Life-O-Line Technologist, India
Leelavathy Medical Device Company, India
SEC Global Consulting & Initiative LLP, India
SkyValue, India
Surgi Pack India Pvt. Ltd.
Amigo Surgi Care Pvt. Ltd., India
Apex Medical Devices, India
Jimit Medico Surgicals Pvt. Ltd.
Morrisons Lifecare Pvt. Ltd., India
National Healthcare, India
Pharmadocx, Inida
S. Nath & Co., India

Unikal Consultants, India


It is a matter of immense satisfaction and pleasure that with this issue, our magazine is now in the 32nd year of publication.
As always, we remain grateful to numerous Industry leaders and professionals for their kind support, continued co-operation and guidance. Also their generous contribution by way of sharing their insight and vision about current and future scenarios.
Along with the magazine, through our other activities namely Conferences, Technology Show Exhibitions, Information Portals, Training Programs etc, our mission is to create a knowledge sharing platform for Medical Device Industry through interaction with materials / machinery / technology, services providers as well as academic and research organizations.....

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Cover Story

Medical Device Manufacturing: Importance of Supply Chain
Starting right from sourcing reliable raw materials and components, supply chain plays a vital role more important in emergencies.
A well-managed supply chain is the key to quality, efficiency, innovation, availability and more affordability. With a smooth and efficient supply chain, we can get those life-saving medical devices to patients who need them without any delays.....

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Medical Device Manufacturing For Mature Markets
Mr. Manoj Bhardwaj, Managing Director, SMC Ltd., Bangalore
Few medical device and pharma manufacturers have partnered with medical, diagnostic and drug delivery device contract manufacturers that have the systems, resources, execution capability and proven track record of meeting both quality and regulatory requirements of mature markets. The key requirements.....

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Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide For Medical Device Sterilization
Vaporized hydrogen peroxide (VHP) is the latest medical device sterilization alternative to ethylene oxide (EtO) as the industry seeks to limit potential harm from EtO and increase total sterilization capacity.
But unlike EtO, VHP is not flammable or explosive and is not considered by the EPA to be a cancer risk when inhaled.....

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PVC vs. Other Polymers In Medical Devices : Facts And Figures
PVC is the single most used polymer in medical devices. PVC has a market share of 27% in Europe and 26% globally. It is estimated that PVC will retain its market position in the years to come.
The largest share goes into medical bags, including blood bags, IV bags, dialysis bags and urine bags.....

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Henkel Introduces Instant Adhesives For Medical Device Applications
Henkel has introduced two next-generation medical grade, cyanoacrylates-based instant adhesives that are designed to offer improved safety and performance.....

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US FDA QSR Amendments : Relevance to Medical Device Component Manufacturers
Mr. Bhupesh Sood, CEO, SEC Global, Ahmedabad
Excerpts of Medical Devices; Quality System Regulation Amendments with special reference to component manufacturers.
The qualitative benefits of the rule include quicker access to newly developed medical devices for patients leading to improved quality of life of the consumers and also contributes to cost savings.....

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Global Trends

EU Report Confirms Safe Production and Essential Role of PVC in Healthcare
The report confirms that the production of PVC in Europe adheres to the highest safety standards, effectively managing risks associated with its production, particularly concerning worker safety and environmental impact.
PVCMed Alliance continues to support the responsible production, use, and end-of-life of PVC in the medical sector.....

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Global Market - Medical Devices

Peru Medical Devices Market
Mr. Amit Dave, M. Pharm, MBA, Former CEO – Brazil Operations/Vice President Export – Zydus Cadila Claris Lifesciences
Comparatively a larger market size. Also longer life expectancy resulting in the larger elderly population and increasing private market offering a good opportunity.
A very large population of Indians residing in the country (mainly in Lima) can be a good support system. In the healthcare profession, there are many Indian operators.....

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AiMeD & Regulatory Updates

  • Medical Devices Sector Applauds Budget Announcements On Healthcare Sector
  • DoP Invites Applications Under AMD-CF Scheme
  • New Portal For Medical Devices Registration In India (NSWS)

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Industry News

  • Kerala Makes Cut In Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Revolutionising Pharma-MedTech: India Allocates Rs 5,000 Crore To Propel Research And Innovation

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Product Gallery

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Did You Know?

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In a Nutshell....

"At the end of the day, it is all about better patient outcomes, less-invasive treatments, faster surgeries, and reduced cost. We can accomplish all of these things in tandem through technology and innovation."

- Eric Steuben
SVP of Operations at Calyxo

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