Blog, Page 3

Welcome to our blog, called "Ask Ken." Ken Boss is our VP of Sales and Marketing and has been with JN White® for over 30 years, so he knows his stuff when it comes to membrane switches, graphic overlays, and custom labels. His blogs insightfully answer frequently asked questions and share the knowledge he has collected over the past three decades.

Custom Labels

UDI regulation deadlines. Here’s how to make sure you’re in line.

Starting in 2013, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the European Commission (CE), and other regulating bodies established new labeling requirements for medical devices. The goals were to increase patient safety, increase supply chain efficiencies, and improve the traceability…

VMI Vendor Managed Inventory

New Material Trends

From prime labels to membrane switches, the materials we use on a day-to-day basis can have a huge impact on the products we deliver to our customers. That’s why I like to keep a close eye on new developments, inside…

3D Design Manufacturing Engineering

How Will 3D Modeling Impact the Membrane Switch Industry?

One of the interesting things about our industry is that we manufacture in 2D, but our assemblies get built and installed in 3D. That’s why 3D modeling software has become such an important part of our membrane switch business, and…

3D Design Manufacturing Engineering

The Advantages of 3D Modeling

Modern 3D CAD modeling gives industrial designers and engineers a sophisticated tool that can dramatically improve their product’s cost-efficiency and speed to market. Of course, getting there took a while. As you may be aware, 3D CAD modeling has been…

Medical Device

What’s the Best User Interface for My Medical Device?

The medical device industry is as challenging as they come. First and foremost, the product you are designing needs to perform, often with new technologies engineered to solve new challenges. FDA compliance issue abound, from initial documentation and design drawings…

Graphic Overlays Machine

Choosing the Right Features for Your Graphic Overlay

At its most basic, a graphic overlay is the top layer of a user interface panel. But more importantly – and more meaningfully to engineers and brand owners – it is the interface between your customer and the machine. The…

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