Jan 24, 2024

MD&M West 2024: Unveiling the Future of Medical Technology Innovations in Anaheim


Source: SCHOTT, Screentec, IMT, NISINO
Jan 24, 2024

MD&M West in Anaheim stands out as one of the premier global platforms dedicated to showcasing advancements in medical technology design and manufacturing. Drawing approximately 20,000 attendees annually to California, it has become a go-to event for staying abreast of emerging trends in the medtech sector. The exhibition has firmly established itself as a pivotal fixture on the trade show calendar, particularly for international component manufacturers, owing to the impressive internationality and caliber of the trade audience. MD&M West takes place as part of the IME West from February 6 to 8, 2024.

Hall C hosts the exclusive "Micro Nanotech" special exhibition area, highlighting cutting-edge microtechnology innovations. The joint booth of the IVAM Microtechnology Network is a focal point, providing a dedicated space for international high-tech companies and research institutes to showcase their groundbreaking developments.  

AEMtec GmbH offers technologies for complex, customer-specific (opto)electronic applications for medical technology. The company has an extensive portfolio of high-end chip-level technologies, including wafer back-end services, chip-on-board, flip-chip, 3-D integration and opto-packaging for medical technology. The range of services includes development services as well as test equipment production and volume manufacturing capabilities.

CorTec GmbH provides cutting-edge technology for the next generation of active implants, offering a Brain Interchange technology as a closed-loop system, creating customizable, entirely implantable systems for specific research interests. Their high-quality, individualized components feature attributes such as precision, flexible design, and a high number of channels. The silicone electrode, AirRay, enables high-data acquisition and stimulation in the central and peripheral nervous systems. With a patented laser structuring process, it boasts high contact density, thin and soft composition, and easy customization. CorTec's hermetic encapsulation is designed for various electronic implants, enabling wireless communication in long-term applications.

Focuslight Technologies Inc. develops and manufactures high-power diode laser components and materials (photon generation), laser optics (photon control), photonic application modules, assemblies, and sub-systems (photonics application solutions) with a focus on automotive, pan-semiconductor, and medical and health application solutions.

IMT Precision on Glass, with expertise in microstructuring metallic coatings on planar optical substrates, has expanded its capabilities with complementary technologies. Their solutions span diverse industries such as semiconductor, medical technology, biophotonics, sports optics, and microfluidics. Beyond optical functions, IMT's product range includes components with electronic and/or mechanical features. Using state-of-the-art semiconductor technology, their microfluidic components combine various elements like etched microchannels, through-holes (TGV), and electronic conductors. 

Kao Lu Enterprise Co. Ltd specializes in high-precision proportional pressure and flow control valves, offering innovative solutions for process and industrial automation. Committed to sustainability, the company aims to contribute value to customers, suppliers, employees, and society at large. With expertise in proportional pressure regulation and flow control, KaoLu is ISO13485 certified, operating with structured product development, effective sales management, quality maintenance, and dedicated customer service. Their products serve diverse industries, including medical, pharmaceutical, industrial, automotive, and aerospace.

NISINO SEIKI Co., Ltd. offers precision sheet metal, welding, and press small-lot production (for cameras/automobiles/connectors, etc.)
Milling, turning, complex cutting, laser punching, wire EDM and surface treatment. 

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging manufactures hermetic housings and feedthroughs for the protection of sensitive electronics in harsh environments. With over 80 years of expertise in hermetic sealing using specialty glass, SCHOTT supports many industries with reliable components for a variety of uses. 

Screentec is a Finnish contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO). It is specialized in the manufacturing of disposable medical electrodes, wearables, flexible printed sensors, flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) and membrane switches. Also, microfluidics for diagnostic tests and other disposable tests can be produced. The portfolio includes contract manufacturing services and manufacturing process development of professional electronics and medical devices subassemblies as well as non-implantable active medical devices. 

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