R&D Center

R&D Center

By nature of the industry, medical device suppliers are forced to push the boundaries of technology and innovation. Norwood Medical embraces the challenges of providing comprehensive research, development and prototyping expertise to our customers. Whenever possible, Norwood Medical gets involved at the project inception phase for new projects. This allows us to not only provide the critical assistance with product design and development, but also to approach the design with an emphasis on manufacturability and assembly.

Norwood Medical’s R&D Center encompasses more than 30,000 sq. ft., with a multitude of employees and resources available to provide needed engineering design and programming support. The facility provides a full range of prototyping capabilities, from laser cutting to mechanical assembly.

Capabilities overview

Our medical device customers depend on Norwood Medical for the following R&D capabilities:

  • Assist in product design and development
  • Assist in design for manufacturability and assembly
  • Provide quick turnaround on prototype parts
  • Develop manufacturing processes for production
  • Develop new technologies/capabilities

Norwood Medical thrives on a culture of ingenuity and welcomes the opportunity to help our customers with the most complex requirements or challenging demands. We welcome the challenges that come with producing the most complex products. We continually invest in new technologies and equipment, employ industry-leading talent, and foster an environment where innovation is the driving force.

Minimally Invasive Surgical

Minimally Invasive Surgical

Norwood Medical partners with the industry’s leading medical device suppliers to aid in the progress of minimally invasive surgery. From wound closure to general surgery, we help our customers create devices that are secure and effective for a variety of procedural needs:

  • Surgical Cutting and Stapling Components
  • Clip Applier Components
  • Harmonic Device Components
  • Linear Cutter Components
  • Cannula Components
Dedication to Quality

Dedication to Quality

Norwood assures customer satisfaction and product safety through a robust and proven Quality System. We recognize that there is no place for implants, instruments or procedures that don’t meet the very highest quality standards

  • 21 CFR 820 FDA Quality System Regulation (QSR) compliant and ISO 13485:2003/ISO 9001:2008 certified
  • Deploying ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Staff
  • Utilizing ISO 14971:2007 risk management system for medical devices