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Quality Medical Device Design Requires Receptive Manufacturing Partners

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Aug 29, 2016 9:04:35 PM

Designing hospital rooms requires a great deal of care and thought. In addition to thinking about what looks best and the feelings a room evokes, designers must take practical matters such as safety and sterilization into account. Designers will need to partner with manufacturers at various times throughout the design process, and who they choose to partner with can affect the final outcome of the product, and the room as a whole, greatly.

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Why Customer Service is So Important When Choosing a Medical Grade Fabrics Manufacturer

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Aug 24, 2016 12:58:28 PM

The healthcare industry is fast-paced and perpetually growing. In fact, from 2016-2022, hospital spending is set to grow an average annual rate of 6.4 percent, according to a report by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. For medical products manufacturers, this means opportunities abound. However, this also means that your products must be innovative and that the healthcare fabric supplier you use is capable of providing quality textiles and excellent customer service.

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How to Know If You are Working With the Right Medical Fabric Supplier

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Aug 19, 2016 8:30:00 AM

When it comes to medical fabric, quality is something you can’t afford to cut corners on (no pun intended). So when choosing a medical fabric supplier, it’s important to find a provider that meets certain criteria. That’s why it’s also key to establish this criteria well in advance in order to ensure your provider will not only furnish you with healthcare fabric that you can depend on, but will also provide you with the kind of customer service your organization deserves.

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Medical Support Product Manufacturers Must Avoid This Cardinal Sin When Seeking Suppliers

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Aug 17, 2016 7:21:34 PM

Often times, we forget customer service can make-or-break a company. Especially when it comes to niche businesses like medical textile companies. Finding the right fabrics supplier for medical support products involves more than just dollars and cents; it takes the right people, the right service, and the right attitude.

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Three Factors to Consider When Picking a Medical Fabrics Supplier

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Aug 11, 2016 8:30:00 AM

The production of medical equipment involves a variety of processes, which includes finding the right healthcare fabrics supplier. So how can you narrow down your options? Here are three important factors to consider:

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How to Determine Medical Mattress Fabric Quality

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Aug 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Shopping for medical mattresses is a bit different than picking out a home mattress. While buyers do look for some of the same qualities in both - like comfort and durability - additional factors like stain resistance and antimicrobial properties com into play when selecting medical mattresses. Here are a few things to look for when selecting medical mattresses.

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Maintaining Healthcare Fabrics

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Jul 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to the healthcare industry, there’s a lot of information out there about diseases,
hospitals, medicines, and so much more. In fact, the healthcare industry encompasses a wide range of products and services, including fabrics.

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What are Healthcare Fabrics?

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Oct 14, 2015 1:42:49 PM

Ever wonder why and how specialty fabrics are designed for the healthcare industry? Or even how healthcare fabrics can be antimicrobial? Flame resistant? Stain and odor resistant? Mildew and mold resistant? Well, there’s a lot more to healthcare fabrics than meets the eye!

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Antimicrobial Fabrics in the Medical Textiles Industry

Posted by Leslie Haddad on Jul 13, 2015 7:23:18 AM

Did you know that sportswear, gauze, bed linen, mattresses, and even curtains can be made into antimicrobial fabrics? In fact, there are a variety of uses for antimicrobial fabrics, especially in medical bedding. You may not notice it but when you go to the hospital, your doctor’s office, or a clinic, you’re pretty much surrounded by antimicrobial fabrics.

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Specialty Fabrics in the Healthcare Industry

Posted by Leslie Haddad on May 4, 2015 3:51:38 PM

Specialty fabrics are not limited to just aerospace, industrial, or military applications or shade sails, party tents and structures. There are a variety of specialty fabric applications. In fact, a common industry that we see specialty fabrics used is healthcare. Here’s a quick list of specialty fabric products used in the healthcare industry:

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