Meier Medical

High-precision custom metal stamping for medical

Medical

Meier manufactures high-precision metal stampings and subassemblies for the medical device industry. By paying attention to the smallest details, we excel at developing lower-cost solutions to the complex and micro-sized design challenges our customers face. We support our customers with comprehensive design assistance, prototype services and manufacturing capabilities throughout the product lifecycle from concept to high-volume production.

Device Expertise

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Custom Metal Stamping and Precision Parts for Medical Devices
For more than 30 years, Meier has established a proven track record of providing medical device manufacturers with significant cost savings by converting from more expensive processes like metal injection molding and machining to lower-cost progressive metal stampings. Our fully validated quality system, complete in-house capabilities, timely investments in cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions to the most challenging components has made Meier a world leader in the stamping of precision medical components.

Miniaturization and Cost-Saving Conversions
For decades Meier has applied its expertise to meet the demands of its customers in the medical device industry by providing complex metal stamped components, cost reducing conversions and innovative technologies.

Medical device innovations continue to push the boundaries of size and scale, seeking to increase the performance and functionality while reducing invasive footprints. At Meier, we take these challenges in stride, applying our design and manufacturing expertise to the demands of part miniaturization.

Cost reductions are critical in meeting the market challenges of reduced reimbursement and competitive advantage. Meier is a leader in assisting its customers to convert their existing component designs from traditional higher-cost manufacturing processes to lower-cost metal stamping.

 

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Applications

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Implantable Devices and Componentscover

  • Anchor Tabs
  • Bone Braces
  • Weld Rings
  • Capacitor Cans
  • Covers
  • Electrodes
  • Ferrules
  • Leads
  • Micro-contacts
  • Marker Bands
  • Orientation Markers
  • Radiopaque Markers
  • Stent Markers
  • Antennas

Hearing Devices

  • Analog Hearing Aid Components
  • Artificial Cochlear Components
  • Digital Hearing Aid Components
  • Battery Contacts / Gold Plated Contacts
  • Lead Frames
  • Micro-contacts
  • Variable Resistor Components

 

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Case Studies

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Conversion from a more costly wire grinding and forming process

Market: Electrosurgery
Application: Grasping Forceps
Material: Stainless Steel
Material Thickness: Dual Gauge
Complexity: High
Secondary Operations: Wire EDM machining, laser welding, insulation


Conversion from a more costly machining process

Market: Endoscopy
Application: Biopsy Jaw
Material: Stainless Steel
Material Thickness: .007”
Complexity: High
Secondary Operations: Tumble de-burr and passivate


Conversion from a more costly chemical etching and secondary twisting process

Market: Endoscopy
Application: Biopsy Needle
Material: 17-7
Material Thickness: .005”
Complexity: Medium
Secondary Operations: Passivation


Conversion from a more costly machining process

Market: Neurostimulation
Application: Electrode
Material: Platinum
Complexity: Medium

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The Cretex Medical Advantage

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We are a part of the Cretex family of medical companies, a privately owned enterprise with a proud 100-year history. We offer a complete range of medical device manufacturing expertise and bring you the convenience of billing simplicity, no markups and faster decision-making. We also have the financial strength and resources you may need to match your latest manufacturing technology needs.

By bringing the best together through technology and talent, Cretex Medical can offer a broad range of solutions with capabilities that include:

rms-surgical

  • Custom instrument manufacturing
  • Sterilization cases and trays design and fabrication
  • Fast-turnaround prototype and production requirements

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junopacific

  • Medical device design, contract manufacturing and assembly
  • Micro-and multi-shot injection molding technology

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  • Medical device assembly
  • Packaging and labeling
  • Sterilization management
  • Process development and validations
  • Sourcing and supply chain management

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  • Contract manufacturing of medical devices and assemblies
  • State-of-the-art machining technology
  • Dynamic scalability to meet your capacity requirements
  • Direct Metal Printing (additive manufacturing) of titanium implants
  • DFMA support, secondary operations and assembly

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spectralytics

  • Contract laser micro-machining and assembly
  • Implantable devices and component manufacturing

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