Conflict minerals compliance is once again a hot topic in the manufacturing industry. As companies are preparing to file their 2015 reports due May 31st, 2016, it’s important to note that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) guidance for this reporting year has not changed, despite the recent legal headlines. Confusion arose when theRead More
There is an old saying in business that the customer always comes first. I disagree! Why? The saying is incomplete. I believe in any business relationship, the best results occur when the customer always comes first….and the provider is purpose-built to deliver. In seven years as a Customer-Focused Team Leader (CFTL) for Creation Technologies inRead More
Today, it’s more common than ever for medical device OEMs to outsource significant portions of their design and manufacturing. The medical industry’s many regulations make this process especially complex. As Director of Regulatory & Quality for Creation Design Services, I’m often asked about our capabilities across the product life cycle from design through after-market support.Read More
In the medical device industry, there can sometimes be a disconnect in both the priorities and collaborative communication between design engineering and manufacturing operations teams. This disconnect can be significant to a medical device OEM’s bottom line, especially when time to market is delayed and unnecessary supply chain costs accumulate quickly. I’ve been fortunate enoughRead More
Corporate Social Responsibility, or “CSR”, is often discussed in the business world. Most large companies will have CSR initiatives in place, and will likely have a section on their website detailing their involvement in the community or commitment to social and environmental stewardship. But are corporations doing enough? A few years ago, India became the first countryRead More
It’s not every day that you see yourself in news footage covering the comings and goings of the US President. But that’s exactly what happened when our company, Creation Technologies, appeared in a FOX KTVU news broadcast when the President visited the Bay Area this week. I can’t tell you how much fun it wasRead More
In the medical device industry, the reliability of a product is critical for patient safety. If a device has design flaws, missing due diligence documentation, or perceived gaps in compliance, an OEM’s credibility and ability to deliver a high-quality and safe product on deadline comes into question in the marketplace. At Creation, we understand theRead More
New business has been referred to as the lifeblood of the company for good reason. Without it, companies cease to exist. So why is it that there’s often a negative stigma associated with the sales craft? Pressure and Performance Like in any other profession, in sales there are exceptional, average and bad performers. ManyRead More
These are exciting times to work in healthcare. With advancements in research and innovation, the medical device industry continues to push the envelope, saving lives and improving the quality of living for people across the globe. But even with all of the game-changing products that have been recently introduced such as LifeWatch’s Mobile Cardiac TelemetryRead More
Empowering people and communities through employment has long been the mission for Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin. For nearly a century, the non-profit organization has helped people with disabilities and disadvantages find paths to long-lasting, meaningful careers through education, training and job seeking services. Recently, Creation’s Chicago and Milwaukee business units were jointly honoredRead More
How are solution providers like Creation Technologies innovating to drive long-term growth and success as companies, and as business leaders in manufacturing and the high-tech sector? Collaboration plays a defining role. Bhawnesh Mathur, Creation’s President and CEO, recently shared his thoughts on collaboration throughout the business ecosystem on the Manufacturing Innovation panel on the StrategyRead More
Buffalo, NY, is not generally recognized as a hub for technology and innovation. But that is exactly what the city looked and felt like to me when it hosted MEDTECH 2015, one of the largest and most impactful medical technology conferences in the state of New York. Over the last decade, I have definitely noticedRead More
Advancements in technology has been eradicating the need for paper documentation for businesses across many industries. Going ‘green’ and ‘lean’ are clichés in their own right, but the changes have become more and more apparent in recent past. We have already seen the publishing industry make the plunge to predominantly digital. However, in the manufacturingRead More
We have all heard the buzz around 3D printing as a tool for prototyping and low-volume manufacturing. As 3D printing technology progresses and becomes more accessible, demand is expected to jump from $1.3 billion in 2012 to $5.2 billion in 2020. Being new to Creation Technologies – and the electronics manufacturing industry – I assumedRead More
Made in the USA There is a certain element of pride whenever you can say you build and sell your products and services domestically. But just as big a thrill is knowing that your elected officials support what you do. Less than two months ago, Congressman Paul Ryan (Wisconsin) took time out of his busyRead More
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Conflict minerals compliance is once again a hot topic in the manufacturing industry. As companies are preparing to file their 2015 reports due May 31st, 2016, it’s important to note that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) guidance for this reporting year has not changed, despite the recent legal headlines. Confusion arose when the
There is an old saying in business that the customer always comes first. I disagree! Why? The saying is incomplete. I believe in any business relationship, the best results occur when the customer always comes first….and the provider is purpose-built to deliver. In seven years as a Customer-Focused Team Leader (CFTL) for Creation Technologies in