Boston Centerless - Precision Matters Magazine Fall 2018 - Page 5

PEACE OF MIND WHEN YOU BUY BC MEDICALGRADE, YOU BUY PEACE OF MIND management of supply-chain logistics and inventory. This alleviates WHEN IT comes to medical device components, standards are many of the budgetary concerns that plague the industry. at their highest. Whether it is the materials used to make the goods, At Boston Centerless, we understand the process. It’s what has the products themselves, or even the processes used to make the made us a key supplier to Medical Device OEMs for over 60 years. products, everything must be at the highest level of quality and Step up to the precision and performance of BC MedicalGrade and precision. let us help you eliminate the risk associated with precision medical BC MedicalGrade is used to manufacture components such as materials. Boston Centerless is ISO 9001 Certified, ISO 13485 implants, instruments, and fixation devices. Our focus on quality Certified, and Nadcap Accredited for nondestructive testing. and consistency of product ensures trouble-free production for our customers. When quality is essential, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of accountability to achieve zero defects. David Smith With stricter regulations and increased risk potential, medical David Smith is the Vice President Business Development at Boston Centerless. David has over 40 years of experience in sales, marketing device manufacturers must hold themselves to a higher standard with and general management in the specialty metals industry. Prior to material selection and traceability. A mistake at the manufacturing working at Boston Centerless, David had a 30 year career with the level can lead to very real and dire consequences for both the patient Carpenter Technology Corporation. He held senior level positions in sales, marketing and operations management at Carpenter and and the manufacturer. At Boston Centerless, we have implemented with the Carpenter titanium subsidiary, Dynamet Incorporated. in-house material testing and validation services for both AccuRod ® David holds a BA degree from the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana. bar products and customer-supplied materials in order to eliminate the risk of having incorrect or defective materials enter the product stream. Our Material Validation Center can test for both internal and surface defects on materials and provide alloy verification. Not only does material testing need to be a priority but so does the source of the materials used for these products. At Boston Centerless, we use only the highest-quality materials and apply our proprietary grinding expertise to produce a better bar that will meet our customer’s exact specifications. Roundness, straightness, and diameter tolerance of precision ground bars are critical to the quality and efficiency of medical component manufacturing. The same goes for sourcing of flats, shapes, and hollows. Implantable and instrument-grade materials are readily available to every segment of the medical device industry, from .031” through 3.00” We’ve Engineered Profit Into Your Product diameter. At SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH we pride ourselves on providing precision products that improve productivity while increasing profitability for our customers. Another concern for many medical clients Our Screw Machine Quality SMQ™ provides precision ground qualities at cold drawn prices. seeking material and processing services is SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH is the world’s leading producer of stainless and tool steel long getting everything they need in an efficient products offering directly integrated service from the mill to your door. manner. Oftentimes, multiple vendors are SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH USA/Canada involved. Consolidating processes with a single Phone: +1 800 323 1233 vendor not only will help save time and money www.schmolz-bickenbach.us www.schmolz-bickenbach.ca on the client’s end but also will simplify the SMQ™ Screw Machine Quality Stainless Steel Bar 5