Category Archives: Dr. Scott Gottlieb

FMI Instrumed increases metal additive manufacturing for medical devices capacity

FMI Instrumed has added a fifth industrial metal 3D printer to their Schiedam facility in the Netherlands. FMI Instrumed is a subsidiary of FMI, a machining company first established in 1962. FMI operates a number of metal 3D printers, including the Concept Laser M2 Cusing Dual Laser additive manufacturing system. The powder bed fusion M2 […]

FDA makes statement concerning the future of 3D printing in medicine

The increasing availability of 3D printed medical devices, like hip implants or cranial plates, and the potential benefits of 3D printed drugs, makes additive manufacturing in healthcare hard to ignore. Committed to assuring the safety of such products, the FDA has been keeping a watchful eye on the technology’s progress, both internally and through the […]