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Medical Manufacturing During COVID-19

Updated: Jan 16, 2022

With the extreme prevalence of the Coronavirus, reliance on medical machinery has been greater than ever. Read below to learn more about how CRI put their medical manufacturing expertise to use during the pandemic.

The widespread nature of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on hospitals and essential workers

Although C.R. International Inc. (CRI)'s relationship with US military, government, and intelligence agencies is well-known, CRI also has served a variety of other customers, including those in the medical industry.

Over the years, CRI has manufactured rigid flex circuit boards for many medical applications. CRI has worked closely with Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab and HD Robotics to prepare such boards for prosthetic devices. CRI has also collaborated with GE Healthcare to create other medical devices.

A C.R. International Inc. prepared rigid flex board

So, it is no surprise that CRI put their medical manufacturing skills to use during the Coronavirus pandemic. Many strains of COVID-19 impair respiratory function significantly, increasing strain on ventilators supplies at many hospitals. As a result, CRI lent their medical manufacturing experience to local University of Maryland Medical Centers, repairing ventilator cables, thus ensuring the machines would be available when needed.

C.R. International Inc. is proud to serve the medical community. If you would like to get started on a medical manufacturing project, or would like to consult a skilled engineering team about your manufacturing goals, drop us a line on our contact page, or give us a call.

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