As a design consultancy deciding on the ideal contract manufacturer for your customer can be a difficult process, as there are many considerations to bear in mind. When the time comes for you to recommend a contract manufacturer, we want you to make the best decision possible — here’s how ITL can work with you.

What if we told you that you could focus on your core competencies and extend your offering to gain more business and flexibility?

We understand that every design consultancy is unique and will provide different capabilities. Some may focus on user studies, while others may target enclosure design, some will have mechanical design capability and others will venture into electronics and firmware.

As a well-established medical contract manufacturer, the ITL Group knows exactly what it takes to ensure a seamless transition from development to full-scale manufacture and will work with you to ensure efficient commercialisation.

What collaboration with ITL could mean for your business?

  • Build a strong working relationship, with an emphasis on trust and transparency
  • Broaden the service offering available to your new and existing customers
  • Allows you to focus on your core competencies and gain cost advantages and flexibility
  • Supporting you in design for manufacture
  • A faster route-to-market
  • You will have access to global supply chains and markets
  • Benefit from more than 41 years’ experience of medical device engineering and manufacturing

Our capabilities:

  • Design Validation
  • Production Engineering
  • Regulatory and Product Development Consultancy
  • Prototype Manufacturing
  • Procurement and Supply Chain Management
  • PCB, Wiring and Cable Loom Manufacture
  • Global Servicing and Support
  • Aftersales
  • Logistics

Who is responsible?

For us to ensure a long-term, mutually-beneficial relationship, it is important to establish ‘who does what’ early-on in a products development life-cycle to eliminate any confusion. It is important that both of us take ownership within the process to ensure the roles and responsibilities are directly linked to service level requirements.

When is the best time to start thinking about manufacturing?

Early collaboration between us may lead to faster development timescales and lower costs. The earlier we are approached, the easier it is to establish manufacturing volume expectations, cost parameters and regulatory requirements.

Is ITL a certified contract manufacturer?

Yes,100%. ITL is audited and accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and FDA CFR 21 part 820. We maintain a Quality Management System to control the design, development, manufacturing and aftersales processes for products entering worldwide markets.

What about Intellectual Property (IP)?

We understand that IP is at the heart of every new product, so to put you and your clients mind at ease, we make every effort to ensure that your IP remains your customers’.

A little more about us…

With more than 41 years’ experience as a contract manufacturer of medical, diagnostic and analytical devices, ITL Group is able to provide global support with manufacturing and servicing, along with regulatory guidance for European, Northern American and Chinese markets. Wherever you are in the product development life-cycle, our team can help. We continue to push the boundaries and utilise the latest technology to produce world leading med tech devices.

If you’re considering contract manufacturing services for a medical or diagnostic device, contact us for more information about how we can help you; call +44 (0)1233 638383 or email ask@itl.co.uk

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