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2017 Medical Device Manufacturing Outlook

In 2017 the medical device market must adapt to constant changes in the medical landscape to continue its consistent growth. The demand for more advanced, more personalized treatment; increased availability of healthcare; and an aging population are pushing the market and expanding technologies. These advancements require accelerated design and production to get products to market quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.

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BD planning $60 million investment

Medtech giant BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) will be investing over $60 million to transform the manufacturing facility in Columbus, NE, into a plastic injection molding manufacturing center of excellence by 2021.

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Rapid Organic Growth Strategies

Rapid business growth (organic) is critical lever for accelerated value creation. Business leaders need to have a clearly defined, articulated mission/vision statement, and high performance team are critically important to achieving and sustaining rapid growth in a business. A robust Business Development Strategy should strike a balance between the following levers along with a favorable customer experience to meet short and long term growth goals.

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Achieving Operational Excellence

Operational Excellence (OE) is executing in an efficient and effective manner across the value chain with a focus on delivering value to customers. The Operational Excellence program provides a framework to understand why and how performance needs to improve. The road to achieving operational excellence is by identifying value chain business processes, identifying strengths/weaknesses of them (based on key measurements and benchmarks) and redesigning these processes to align with corporate / strategic goals and ensure that organizations, resources and assets are utilized in the best possible manner.