B. Braun Management to Discuss Risk Mitigation in Medical Device Outsourcing at 2012 MD&M East Conference

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Program will help identify benefits, risks and best practices associated with contract manufacturing of medical devices

Three top managers from B. Braun Medical Inc. will discuss risk mitigation in contract manufacturing of medical devices at the 2012 Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East conference, May 21-24 in Philadelphia. 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.

The May 24 panel discussion, entitled “Best Practices for Risk Mitigation in Outsourced Manufacturing,” will feature Thomas Black, Vice President, OEM and International Divisions Sales and Marketing; Mike Bartholomew, Director, Purchased Finished Goods; and Kimberly Paris, Vice President of Quality Operations. Topics addressed during the session will include:

  • Analyzing important criteria in selecting an outsourcing partner
  • Identifying areas of potential supply chain risk and walking through a risk assessment exercise
  • Evaluating strategies to mitigate supply chain risks in order to establish successful business partnerships

Since 1983, MD&M East (http://www.canontradeshows.com/expo/east12) has been the principal resource for more than 3,500 medical OEM companies located in the Northeastern United States. The annual event puts thousands of attendees face-to-face with the industry’s best and brightest individuals and leading manufacturers with the expertise to help companies thrive in a medical device market that demands speed, quality, precision, and innovation.

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 OEM Division (http://www.bbraunoem.com) delivers complete contract manufacturing capabilities focusing on fluid administration and admixture products, kits, valves, catheters and interventional accessories. OEM takes customers’ designs from the earliest stages through design prototyping, assembly, packaging and sterilization. The B. Braun OEM Division of B. Braun Medical Inc. is based in Bethlehem, Pa.

About B. Braun
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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