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 of medication and medical devices. These regulations were phased in over time, with the first […]

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 and outside of our business. As many of us know, one of the great advantages […]

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 to prototype testing and final approval. Every part, every component, needs to be identified and […]

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 graphic overlay literally creates the experience users have with your product. So, what kinds of […]

What You Need to Know About Military Membrane Switches

As you may know, products built for the military carry a range of unique and highly demanding design, production, and performance requirements. There is simply no room for error when it comes to these applications. That’s why the membrane switches and control interfaces for these products must also meet more stringent objectives. And these types […]

A Quick Guide to UDI Labeling for Medical Devices

  Starting in 2013, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the European Commission (CE), and other regulating bodies established new labeling requirements for medical devices. These are the Unique Device Identification, or UDI, requirements. The goals are to increase patient safety, increase supply chain efficiencies, and improve the traceability of medication and medical devices. […]

The 4 Biggest Challenges for Appliance Manufacturers

By Ken Boss The world of commercial and consumer appliances is more competitive than ever. Price pressures combined with new demands mean manufacturers are depending more and more on their supply chain partners to help them succeed. At JN White™, we have years of experience in this industry. Here are what we see as the […]