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Medical Manufacturing Turnkey Sourcing Service

November 3, 2023

Ongoing supply chain turbulence has left many industries looking for solutions. At last month’s Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) Summit, the topic was the source of more than a few urgent conversations.

Among the anecdotes shared was a scenario in which the manufacturer of 250 million COVID test kits found itself with 80% of its supply chain compromised. Others spoke of communication gaps between OEMs and vendors and misalignment of supply and demand. Such stories highlight the ongoing vulnerabilities of the global supply chain for medical manufacturers.

The consensus was clear: changes are needed, including onshoring or nearshoring of supply chains to build resilience and agility. What if you had a supply chain partner that could not only solve your sourcing problems but also prevent them? Now you do with Able’s turnkey sourcing service.

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What Can and Can’t Be Passivated?

November 8, 2022
Learn how Able Electropolishing can provide you with the knowledge, prototyping, precision and reliable results you need

How Do I Know If My Part Is Passive?

August 11, 2020
Learn how to assess a part’s passive state and overall corrosion resistance, including salt spray, humidity, copper sulfate, and ferroxyl testing

How Does Passivation Work?

September 24, 2014
Passivation is an effective way to remove surface impurities, but electropolishing is far more efficient in deburring and increasing corrosion resistance

Does Chemical Passivation Increase Corrosion Resistance?

July 17, 2013
Learn why chemical passivation improves the corrosion resistance of stainless steel parts somewhat but is not as effective as electropolishing
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