A key component of the manufacturing process, custom converting entails materials selection, die cutting, laminating, slitting, and a variety of other services for various industries and applications. Understand the basics of what we do at Advantage Converting and how we do it better.
Q: What is medical converting?
Medical converting is the modification and assembly of various materials during the manufacturing of a medical product. Often, individual components are the output of a converting process, and those components are assembled to produce the finished product. There are a variety of medical converting processes, including laminating, die cutting, and slitting and rewinding. A wide range of materials are used in medical converting depending on the product’s specifications. Often, these materials are medical-grade, and the converting processes take place in a clean room.
Advantage Converting has provided medical converting services for more than 25 years. Medical converting applications include advanced wound care, medical devices and disposables, microfluidics, wearables, and flexible packaging.
Q: What medical quality certification does Advantage Converting have?
Advantage Converting is ISO 13485 certified. Our clean rooms are certified as ISO 8 / Class 100,000 and ISO 7 / Class 10,000. We have multiple clean rooms that are available for all converted goods.
Q: How does Advantage Converting maintain traceability for medical products?
We provide material lot traceability as well as give all production runs a unique manufacturing lot identifier. We also can provide RoHS and REACH documentation when applicable.