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
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.
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”
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