IMPROVED PROCESSES

REDUCE COSTS

FOR MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURER

Capability: Market Innovation

Business Objective

  • Eliminate unnecessary labor costs incurred in the manufacturing of complex medical devices

Strategy

  • Create a new manufacturing process that reduces price, increases efficiency and provides higher ROI
  • Identify and analyze “best-of-class” manufacturing processes found outside the traditional medical device industry

Results

  • Designed a new manufacturing process for medical devices based on proven techniques utilized in the automotive industry
  • Increased efficiencies, reduced cost and time-to-market
  • Approach to solving the problem helped foster a culture of innovation for the future
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