London, UK – April 4, 2019 - Element Materials Technology (Element) has been awarded ’Most Trusted Medical Device Testing Partner 2019 – Midwest USA’ at this year’s Private HealthCare Awards. The award, presented by international publication, Global Health & Pharma, recognizes Element for its outstanding service and commitment to improving health and wellness. 

 Element’s testing facilities in North America and Europe support medical device development in the cardiovascular; diagnostic and therapeutic equipment; orthopedic; and pharmaceutical industry. With the industry’s broadest scope of medical device testing capabilities, Element partners with medical manufacturers to ensure the products are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Rick Sluiters, Executive Vice President, commented: “The award is testament to our leadership in the medical device field and our ability to support and solve testing challenges for medical device manufacturers.

With advances in surgical robotics, additive manufacturing, and implantables, our experts are at the forefront of the medical device testing industry, evaluating these devices to ensure compliance, while saving our customers time and money.

Everything we do is to deliver one thing for our customers – certainty. Ultimately the work that we perform has a significant impact in the lives of the end user – the patient.’’ 

The network of laboratories performing medical device testing includes capabilities for biological, chemical, metallurgical, mechanical, product electrical safety, EMC/EMI, regulatory and pharmaceutical testing. Element’s  laboratories perform testing on hip, knee & spinal implants; trauma devices; cardiovascular & orthopaedic devices, and implantable, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. Element offers consulting and testing services in prototype development, polymer synthesis and materials selection, coatings and adhesives, 510(k) and CE submissions and a wide range of failure and contaminant investigation capabilities.

About Element 

Element is one of the world’s leading independent providers of materials and product qualification testing, inspection and certification services to the global Aerospace; Transportation & Industrials; Fire & Building Products; and Oil & Gas and Infrastructure sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

We exist to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and systems that they make are safe, quality, compliant and ultimately fit for purpose, leveraging 200 years of testing experience and our global testing capabilities.

Media contacts:

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Alie Simpson, Pagoda Public Relations

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“Everything we do is to deliver one thing for our customers – certainty.”

Rick Sluiters