B. Braun VP Tom Black to Address Supplier Agreements in Medical Device Outsourcing at MEDevice Forum, Sept. 14, 2011

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Thomas Black, Vice President, OEM and International Divisions Sales and Marketing at B. BraunMedical Inc., will be part of an executive panel discussing effective interaction with suppliers at the inaugural MEDevice Forum, Sept. 13-14, 2011., San Diego, Calif.

Thomas Black, Vice President, OEM and International Divisions Sales and Marketing at B. BraunMedical Inc., will be part of an executive panel discussing effective interaction with suppliers at the inaugural MEDevice Forum, Sept. 13-14, 2011., San Diego, Calif. The B. Braun OEM Division (http://www.bbraunoem.com) of B. Braun Medical Inc. is an FDA-registered, ISO 13485 provider of contract manufacturing services for medical devices and custom procedure kits.

Black’s topic, “From Sourcing to Service: A Contract Manufacturer’s Perspective,” will discuss how information flow is more critical than ever. From the initial articulation of end-use requirements to product specifications, material data, validation and test results, Black will explain how outsourcing partners are taking an essential role as providers, creators and stewards of information used for regulatory and quality control purposes. He will examine how information moves throughout the supply chain and how outsourcing partners interact with other parties to ensure that products meet market needs within cost containment measures.

The inaugural MEDevice Forum will focus on modern biomaterials and developing next-generation implant technology. The conference will also discuss how to successfully take next-generation devices that incorporate innovative technologies to market. It is being produced by UBM Canon, a producer of trade events and media brands that support the flow of information, commerce, and innovation in the world’s $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing sector. Supporting Organizations include ASM International, the Society of Plastics Engineers, and the Surfaces in Biomaterials Foundation.

For more information, contact the B. Braun OEM Division toll free at 866-8-BBRAUN or visit http://www.bbraunoem.com.

About B. Braun OEM Division

B. Braun is a leading manufacturer of infusion therapy and pain management products with an environmentally-friendly focus. Guided by the company’s “Sharing Expertise®” philosophy, B. Braun addresses the critical issues of infection prevention, medication safety and environmental responsibility by promoting best practices that help clinicians reduce medication errors, prevent healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) and achieve sustainability objectives.

Consistently recognized by Frost & Sullivan and KLAS for its medical technology and support services, B. Braun employees share their knowledge with colleagues and customers to improve working processes in hospitals and medical practices and to enhance the safety of patients and healthcare professionals.

For more information, call 800-227-2862, e-mail us at inquiry(dot)us(at)bbraun(dot)com or visit B. Braun at http://www.bbraunusa.com

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