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Benefits of the Salvagnini L5 Optic Laser

  Estes Design and Manufacturing uses state-of-the-art technology, including the Salvagnini L5. The L5’s use of high-dynamic fiber laser with a patented compass structure means that this machine offers speed, accuracy, reliability, and performance. Learn more about the benefits of the Salvagnini L5. Estes believes that our investment into machines such as the Salvagnini L5…

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Estes’ Product Development Process Aligns with Best Practices from June MPO Article

A recent Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) article titled Orthopedic Manufacturing: A Look at the Current State of Product Development  highlighted best practices in product development to allow Orthopedic OEMs to get products to market quickly, keep costs down and exceed regulatory requirements.  Authors Ronald Litke and Christopher Scifert, Ph.D. noted, “Understanding user needs early in…

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Estes Medical Design Expedites Growth with Help of Purdue TAP Program

The manufacturing industry has certifications showcasing a company’s commitment to efficiency, process systems, risk management, quality control, and other high-level standards.  For Estes, being awarded the ISO 13485 certification would allow for growth in a growing product line for our company- medical devices. Estes was able to obtain this certification especially quickly when our leadership…

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Medical Product Outsourcing Quotes Ron Estes in January/February Issue

Estes Design and Manufacturing’s Vice President Operations Ron Estes is quoted in the latest issue of Medical Product Outsourcing (MPO) magazine with an article titled, “Small r, Large D,” written by Ranica Arrowsmith, associate editor. The story focuses on the development of existing knowledge in the company, fostering innovation among team members, and creating environments…

Estes’ ISO 13485 Certificate Now in Hand

This week, Estes Design and Manufacturing, Inc. received its official ISO 13485 certificate, which means its quality management system has been found to demonstrate the ability to design and provide medical devices that consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements. As a trusted partner of leading medical device manufacturers for decades, Estes Design and Manufacturing, Inc. has provided…

Estes Incorporates New Medical Cell as Part of Expansion

As we’ve previously mentioned, Estes recently added 35,000 square feet of  manufacturing space to accommodate growth of our business.  The first cell set-up in this new space was for medical production.  This medical cell includes a laser, deburring machine, edge-rounding machine, press brake, assembly equipment, and an inspection hub. This new medical cell puts additional…