medical device manufacturers

29 Jul: Robotic Surgery Parts and Components

Robotic surgery has made waves and is already altering the medical landscape for the better. The robotic surgery concept is still relatively new, but the process of robots taking over the manual motions of surgery from a trained surgeon has been growing in popularity and use.  At Swiss Precision Machining we produce the high quality components that are used in the robotic surgery process. What is Robotic Surgery? Robotic surgery is minimally invasive. This means that many surgical operations that…

05 Apr: Medical Device Tax Suspension

Branded a job-killer when it was introduced, the Medical Device Excise Tax was temporarily suspended starting January 1st of 2016, until the end of 2017. The tax was created to impose an excise tax on the sale of certain medical devices by the manufacturer or importer of the device.  This tax had been fought over for years, since it was implemented as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2013. Interestingly enough, the suspension of the tax…

09 Feb: The Medical Industry is Growing – And Swiss Precision Machining, Inc. is Ready For It!

Unprecedented demand for medical equipment and healthcare services are forecasted for the very near future. In fact, the medical industry is booming, and is considered to be “recession-proof” because of its importance. The aging population is probably one of the most significant trends affecting the medical industry right now. Recent news reports quote U.S. Census Bureau statistics and forecasts stating that by the year 2020, the number of people between the ages of 65 and 74 will increase 74 percent….

03 Jun: Medical Trends: Robotic Surgery – Computer Assisted Surgery

The miracles of science, technology, and healthcare have all converged in the form of robotic surgery over the past few years.  It is not that doctors are being replaced by robots, but rather, precise and extremely tiny surgical procedures are being undertaken with the use of robotic surgical tools. The increased use of robotic surgery is providing patients with robot-assisted minimally invasive procedures for a wide range of conditions.  These computer assisted surgeries usually require several small incisions which provide…

01 Feb: Nothing Compares to the Value of Networking at Tradeshows!

Swiss Precision Machining believes that keeping up with industry trends and technologies is a priority. That’s why we attend the MD&M (the world’s largest Medical Design & Manufacturing event) and the Design-2-Part tradeshows year after year. This year at MD&M, you can find us in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center, from February 12-14 at booth #3078. The medical/surgical field is a fast-moving, multi-billion dollar industry that has become the majority of our business. The fields are rapidly-changing, so…