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Driving Progress in MedTech: SCS Highlights Cutting-Edge Design and Medical Manufacturing Strategies

Medical / MedTech
30 April 2024

A recent IDEAM event allowed SCS and other innovative companies to make collaborative connections within the medical manufacturing space - opening the door for further innovations in the future.

Ireland’s MidWest region is a hub for innovation and manufacturing. Its leading city, Limerick, is reported to have the second fastest-growing FDI investment in Ireland after the nation’s capital in Dublin. With global names in MedTech such as Johnson & Johnson, Cook Medical, and pharmaceutical manufacturers such as Regeneron, the area is thriving not only with global names but with homegrown businesses that supply and support the medical manufacturing industry.

IDEAM & Collective Innovation in the MidWest

SCS are proud to be an established spring manufacturer playing a crucial role in MedTech in Limerick. Our team were delighted to participate in IDEAM‘s recent company visit to the Stryker Facility in Limerick. IDEAM exists to support businesses to collaborate, innovate, and grow with a focus on digitalisation and green transition. These events bring businesses together to share knowledge, identify collaboration opportunities, and strengthen connections, which in turn benefits the region’s capabilities.

The event began with presentations by members. SCS Technical Sales Engineer Dyane Gallivan was able to showcase the expertise has in R&D, New Product Introduction and Product Development particularly in the MedTech market.

Afterwards Stryker facilitated a tour of the facility’s medical manufacturing floor for knee replacement product “Triathlon”. Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies active in over 100 countries around the world. The Limerick site has been in operation for over 50 years and specialises in medical devices for joint replacements, CMF, Spine and T&E.

IDEAM event brought SMEs together with a Large Multinational to exchange ideas, innovations and solve problems. SCS are delighted to contribute to this initiative where specialists in the industry can grow and innovate together.

Spring Manufacturing – A Critical Component in MedTech

Spring manufacturing and design are crucial components of the medical device industry, providing essential support for the functionality and reliability of numerous life-saving instruments. We help engineers in some of the world’s leading medical companies such as Teleflex and Johnson & Johnson to produce high-performing products by designing and delivering solutions that precisely fit each unique application.

Custom Spring Design with SCS

SCS has the know-how and capability to support your development and production. We pride ourselves on being fast at responding, fast at developing ideas, fast at prototyping, and willing and able to alter our production schedules to fit your needs.

Looking for advice on springs for your project? For experienced advice and spring design solutions, get in touch with our highly specialised team today.


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