At SMC Ltd. we understand your desire for a single point of contact for your full medical device. With years of experience in the medical device market, SMC’s strength in (IQ/OQ/PQ) validation, network of established and qualified suppliers, and experience in custom manufacturing, allows us to manage your program from concept to final distribution and everything in between.
We’ve created a seamless process that ensures the highest level of quality while keeping your bottom line and timeline in mind. Just as your supply chain management includes certification; our in-house team of dedicated supply chain experts ensure that all aspects of the supply chain remain compliant with your needs.
Each supplier in the SMC supply chain is stringently reviewed and certified. This allows customers reduced risk to their project and less vulnerability to lead-time disruptions resulting in accelerated time-to-market.
SMC’s Supply Chain Management Capabilities include:
- Entire supply chain management
- Supplier certification
- Vertical integration
- Cost management
- Obsolescence control
- Just-in-time inventory management
At SMC we work with you to align each link of the supply chain to provide the shortest lead-time and to ensure continuity of the entire supply chain. This assures all the resources go toward meeting customer’s demand for their product. SMC continuously monitors supplier metrics to assure that the supply chain is efficient, competitive, on-time, and delivers high quality and value.
SMC works hard to choose premier suppliers to deliver the components, sub-assemblies, and services at the highest quality levels to meet customer requirements. Our strategic sourcing team reviews financial integrity, manufacturing capabilities, and quality systems at suppliers before they are considered as a supplier to SMC.
Make vs. Buy
With SMC’s various levels of vertical integration, we continuously review internal manufacturing costs vs. using external sources. We regularly benchmark our internal capabilities, for both technology and cost, with our external supply base. This enables SMC to remain competitive and on top of the technology curve.
We understand that deadlines are critical in the medical market, whether it is for initial concept review, clinical trials or product launch. We work with you to identify higher risk items in the supply chain and address them with a timeline that meets your needs. By controlling the supply chain through the entire device, we ensure that customer requirements are met. With an in-house global supply team, we align ourselves with significant suppliers who have a global footprint. This allows our customers the ease of doing business anywhere in the world while maintaining the benefits of having a local source.
- Flex cables
- Die cut
- Precision machining
- Stamping (progressive vs. single)
- Wire forming
- Blister, bags, wrap
- Foam (custom)
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