Delcam's PartMaker Inc. to Host Monthly Webinar Series on Medical Device Manufacturing


Starting in March 2011, PartMaker Inc., a division of Delcam Plc, will launch a new, monthly webinar series for manufacturing professionals focusing on the optimal manufacturing and CNC programming techniques for a variety of common families of medical devices. Each webinar will focus on the manufacture of a particular implantable medical device and cover such issues as part application, machine tool selection, tooling options and CNC programming considerations. Each webinar will be conducted by a PartMaker product specialist with extensive medical device manufacturing expertise.

This new monthly webinar series will start in March 2011 and run for four consecutive months through June 2011. Each month, a new webinar focusing on a different medical device will be featured.

Specifically, the schedule will be as follows:

March 25, 2011: Angulated Abutment Manufacture
April 29, 2011: Bone Screw Manufacture
May 27, 2011: Spinal Plate Manufacture
June 24, 2011: Spinal Hook Manufacture

Each webinar will take place on the last Friday of the month at 1 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) and be approximately 1 hour in duration. You can see a complete description of these webinars at

These webinars are all free of cost and available to both existing PartMaker users and prospective users alike.

"Manufacturing options available to companies making medical devices are changing rapidly,” says Delcam’s PartMaker Inc. Division President Hanan Fishman. "The machine tool, cutting tool and CNC programming techniques available in the market today to make medical devices has changed immensely in the past 24 months. The idea of this webinar series is explain what these changes are and how firms that are either making medical devices currently or are considering doing so need to apply the latest in advanced manufacturing to manufacture medical devices productively and profitably given the dynamics of their business.”

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