Earlier this week, Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown chose Dielectrics in Chicopee to host a roundtable discussion with area medical device manufacturing companies. Senator Brown's visit focused on the medical device tax in the recently passed U.S. health care reform bill. The EDC did not take a p
Medical device manufacturers employ more than 500 people in the Pioneer Valley, offer an average wage of about $50,000 a year and are worried about the impact a new 2.3-percent federal excise tax on their products that was part of the federal health overhaul will have on their industry.
The product is three-dimensional scanning technology. It’s been prevalent in Europe for many years now, but in this country it is a giant unknown, what Wood, a serial entrepreneur of sorts, calls a “solution looking for a problem — or, in this case, problems.”
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, a quasi-public agency that oversees state dollars allocated towards increasing the life sciences industry's footprint in the Bay State, has rebooted its "accelerator" loan program.
The loans are designed to provide a boost to early stage life science companies that the center's scientific advisory board deem as having a high potential for commercialization, rapid growth and the ability to raise substantial capital.
“Surgeons like it because they can see,” said Rosenkranz, Marox’s vice president of sales and marketing. “There are usually three titanium markers we assemble into PEEK, and on an X-ray they show up as three dots, showing surgeons how the implant is positioned.”
The board of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, a quasi-public agency formed to oversee the state's $1 billion life sciences initiative, today approved up to $3 million in new matching grants to small businesses in 2010.
Advanced manufacturing already has a strong presence outside Greater Boston, and it could provide a catalyst for development in areas such as Western Massachusetts, where a number of precision manufacturing firms are concentrated,
The tiny parts used in nanotechnology-based manufacturing have the potential to bring a big boost in jobs to the Bay State, sparking a manufacturing renaissance that brings to mind the heyday of the textile industry.
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Dielectrics, Inc. announced that it is named supplier for a 2009 Medical Design Excellence Award winning product.
The winning product is the ThermoSuit body-cooling system which cools the core temperature of cardiac arrest, stroke, or heart attack victims to 33°C in 20 minutes or less. When
Kevin Fu, assistant professor of computer science, has been recognized by Technology Review magazine as the 2009 Innovator of the Year for his cutting-edge research to improve computer security and privacy for such applications as implantable medical devices and contactless...
Mike Graney, EDC Vice President of Business Development, is representing the region in New York City this week throughout the East Coast’s premier annual conference for Medical Devices and Manufacturing. MD&M East is a medical manufacturing trade show for professionals involved in research and dev
The largest manufacturing trade show on the East coast will take place at the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA this week. More than 600 exhibitors and an estimated 14,000 fellow attendees will gather for this event Tuesday through Thursday, May 19 through May 21. Explore bre