WICKED LOCAL: Plymouth’s Autocam Medical to hold job fair

Autocam Medical, a global contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices, will hold a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at its Plymouth location at 24 Aldrin Road.

Same day offers will be made to qualified computer numeric controlled machinists, CNC programmers, senior quality inspectors and polishing/deburring.

More in-depth information regarding these positions and others throughout all of Autocam Medical’s locations may be found at https://www.irecruit-us.com/index.php?OrgID=I20150810&pg=listAuto.

Interested applicants may also view additional information about the job fair at http://trk.emagnify.com/q/119A4KzcnljT/wv.

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GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY: Autocam Medical president will speak at commencement

More than 1,150 students will participate in Grand Valley’s fall semester commencement ceremony, set for Saturday, December 8, at 10 a.m. at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

John C. Kennedy, member of Grand Valley’s Board of Trustees, will give the commencement address. Kennedy, president and CEO of Autocam Medical, will end his second term as a trustee at the end of December.

An active community member, Kennedy serves as a board member for Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy, Lacks Enterprises, Shape Corporation, Van Andel Institute, Acton Institute, West Michigan Policy Forum, and the Right Place. He is an advisory board member of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, and Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.

State Sen. Arlan B. Meekhof and Raleigh J. Finkelstein will receive honorary degrees.

Meekhof (R-West Olive) was first elected to serve the 30th Senate District in 2010. He was chosen by his Republican colleagues to serve as majority floor leader for the 2011-2014 term, and was elected as Senate Majority Leader for his second term. He serves as chair of the Government Operations committee and the Michigan Capitol committee.

Finkelstein was the lead donor for the initial building in Grand Valley’s expanding Health Campus and the building was named in his honor. He worked with his brothers to grow their parents’ business into what was MC Sporting Goods. After selling the retail chain, the brothers maintain an active real estate business.

The ceremony will be webcast live at gvsu.edu/commencement.

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Autocam Medical partners with Western Michigan University (WMU) and others to address talent shortage and create a state-of-the-art manufacturing incubator

With the new AMP Lab @WMU that’s set to open this fall, Western Michigan University wants to leverage public- and private-sector partnerships to help local manufacturers innovate and access talent.

WMU is investing $3 million to convert the bottom two floors of its building at 200 Ionia Ave. SW in downtown Grand Rapids into a state-of-the-art manufacturing incubator. The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory will test new technologies and also develop aspiring engineers, designers and other skilled workers who remain in high demand among the region’s employer base.

By combining prototyping, professional workshops, training, K-12 outreach, small-scale manufacturing and advanced education opportunities in one space, and by partnering with a range of companies and higher education institutions, WMU wants to position the program at the forefront to solve key challenges for industry.

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PRODUCTION MACHINING: Autocam Medical Receives a Massachusetts Manufacturer of the Year Award

Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, Massachusetts division has been named a Manufacturer of the Year by the Commonwealth’s Manufacturing Caucus. The company was nominated by State Representative Matt Muratore of the First Plymouth District and received the award at the 2nd Annual Manufacturing Awards ceremony on Oct. 24th at the State House Grand Staircase with the keynote address given by Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito.

The award was established to highlight and honor successful manufacturers that represent innovative and revolutionary manufacturing capabilities and products. The company employs 102 people at its Plymouth facility and produces high precision implants and instruments for orthopedics and spine, as well as precision machined components for other surgical and diagnostic applications.

“We are honored, humbled and gratified by this award,” says John Kennedy, president and CEO. “The credit clearly goes to our team members in Plymouth who have consistently met the demands of constant technology change and taken our facility to the highest levels of quality and efficiency in the products we manufacture there.” Mr. Kennedy also points out that the location has recently been recertified to ISO 13485 standards, the comprehensive quality management systems for the design and manufacture of medical devices.

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QMED: Autocam Medical Receives a Massachusetts Manufacturer of the Year Award

Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, Massachusetts division has been named a Manufacturer of the Year by the Commonwealth’s Manufacturing Caucus. The company was nominated by State Representative Matt Muratore of the First Plymouth District. The award was established to highlight and honor successful manufacturers that represent innovative and revolutionary manufacturing capabilities and products. Autocam Medical employs 102 people at its Plymouth facility and produces high precision implants and instruments for Orthopedics and Spine, as well as precision machined components for other surgical and diagnostic applications.

“We are honored, humbled and gratified by this award,” commented John Kennedy, President and CEO. “The credit clearly goes to our team members in Plymouth who have consistently met the demands of constant technology change and taken our facility to the highest levels of quality and efficiency in the products we manufacture there.” Kennedy also pointed out that the location has recently been recertified to ISO 13485 standards, the comprehensive quality management systems for the design and manufacture of medical devices.

The 2nd Annual Manufacturing Awards ceremony was held on October 24th at the State House Grand Staircase with the keynote address given by Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito.

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PROTOTYPE TODAY: Autocam Medical Receives a Massachusetts Manufacturer of the Year Award

Autocam Medical, a global contract manufacturer of surgical implants, instruments and related products, has announced its Plymouth, MA facility has been recertified to ISO 13485:2016. ISO 13485 requires that the certified organization demonstrate the quality system is effectively implemented and maintained. The scope of the certificate is “contract manufacturer of machined non-sterile medical device components and instruments, built to customer specifications.”

According to Greg Coberly, Global Director of Quality, “This recertification indicates our continued investment in a quality management system which ensures process control, accurate reporting, and traceability. This approach dramatically improves manufacturing integrity, reduces lead time, and provides the most reliable and high quality medical device components for our customers. This facility is also certified under ISO 9001, the quality management standard that demands a relentless focus on continuous improvement.”

Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, Massachusetts division has also been named a Manufacturer of the Year by the Commonwealth’s Manufacturing Caucus. The company was nominated by State Representative Matt Muratore of the First Plymouth District. The award was established to highlight and honor successful manufacturers that represent innovative and revolutionary manufacturing capabilities and products. Autocam Medical employs 102 people at its Plymouth facility and produces high precision implants and instruments for Orthopedics and Spine, as well as precision machined components for other surgical and diagnostic applications.

“We are honored, humbled and gratified by this award,” commented John Kennedy, President and CEO. “The credit clearly goes to our team members in Plymouth who have consistently met the demands of constant technology change and taken our facility to the highest levels of quality and efficiency in the products we manufacture there.” Kennedy also pointed out that the location has recently been recertified to ISO 13485 standards, the comprehensive quality management systems for the design and manufacture of medical devices.

The 2nd Annual Manufacturing Awards ceremony was held on October 24th at the State House Grand Staircase with the keynote address given by Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito.

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PROTOTYPE TODAY: Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, MA Facility Recertified to ISO 13485:2016

Autocam Medical, a global contract manufacturer of surgical implants, instruments and related products, has announced its Plymouth, MA facility has been recertified to ISO 13485:2016. ISO 13485 requires that the certified organization demonstrate the quality system is effectively implemented and maintained. The scope of the certificate is “contract manufacturer of machined non-sterile medical device components and instruments, built to customer specifications.”

According to Greg Coberly, Global Director of Quality, “This recertification indicates our continued investment in a quality management system which ensures process control, accurate reporting, and traceability. This approach dramatically improves manufacturing integrity, reduces lead time, and provides the most reliable and high quality medical device components for our customers. This facility is also certified under ISO 9001, the quality management standard that demands a relentless focus on continuous improvement.”

Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, Massachusetts division has also been named a Manufacturer of the Year by the Commonwealth’s Manufacturing Caucus. The company was nominated by State Representative Matt Muratore of the First Plymouth District. The award was established to highlight and honor successful manufacturers that represent innovative and revolutionary manufacturing capabilities and products. Autocam Medical employs 102 people at its Plymouth facility and produces high precision implants and instruments for Orthopedics and Spine, as well as precision machined components for other surgical and diagnostic applications.

“We are honored, humbled and gratified by this award,” commented John Kennedy, President and CEO. “The credit clearly goes to our team members in Plymouth who have consistently met the demands of constant technology change and taken our facility to the highest levels of quality and efficiency in the products we manufacture there.” Kennedy also pointed out that the location has recently been recertified to ISO 13485 standards, the comprehensive quality management systems for the design and manufacture of medical devices.

The 2nd Annual Manufacturing Awards ceremony was held on October 24th at the State House Grand Staircase with the keynote address given by Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito.

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BONEZONE: Autocam Medical Receives a Massachusetts Manufacturer of the Year Award

Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, Massachusetts division has been named a Manufacturer of the Year by the Massachusetts Manufacturing Caucus. The award was established to highlight and honor successful manufacturers that “represent innovative and revolutionary manufacturing capabilities and products.”

Autocam employs 102 people at the facility. The company’s core capabilities include CNC milling, turning, mill/turn and cutter-grinding of all surgical-grade materials, from titanium to high-performance specialty alloys and plastics.

In October, the facility was recertified to ISO 13485:2016. The scope of the certificate is “contract manufacturer of machined non-sterile medical device components and instruments, built to customer specifications.” The facility is also certified under ISO 9001.

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PRODUCTION MACHINING: Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, MA Facility Recertified to ISO 13485:2016

Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, Mass. facility has been recertified to ISO 13485:2016. ISO 13485 requires that the certified organization demonstrate the quality system is effectively implemented and maintained. The scope of the certificate for the global contract manufacturer of surgical implants, instruments and related products is contract manufacturer of machined non-sterile medical device components and instruments, built to customer specifications.

According to Greg Coberly, global director of quality, “This recertification indicates our continued investment in a quality management system which ensures process control, accurate reporting, and traceability. This approach dramatically improves manufacturing integrity, reduces lead time, and provides the most reliable and high quality medical device components for our customers. This facility is also certified under ISO 9001, the quality management standard that demands a relentless focus on continuous improvement.”

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GRAND RAPIDS BUSINESS JOURNAL: Autocam Medical’s Plymouth, MA Facility Recertified to ISO 13485:2016

Belmont-based AvaSure recently honored provider organizations that use video patient monitoring to help achieve health care’s Quadruple Aim of population health management, patient and staff satisfaction, and lower spending.

Awards were conferred during the inaugural AvaSys Symposium in Grand Rapids. Receiving honors: Joyce Ornelas, University Health System, accepting the Superstar Monitor Award on behalf of Hadi Al-Juboori; Melinda Stretzinger of Ochsner Health System, Hub and Spoke Award; Brad Playford, CEO/founder, AvaSure; Cecilia Fleming of Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center, Path-to-Zero Award; and Brenda MacPherson of Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, Safety Net Award.

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