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Chris Walker (Director of Die Cutting Equipment, PRECO)
Location: Center Stage, Booth 355
Date: Wednesday, February 7
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Pass Type: Expo (Free), Conference (Paid) - Get your pass now!
Free Content & Activities: Center Stage
Vault Recording: TBD
The use of Microfluidics for Point-of-Care (POC) diagnostics, food safety, veterinary, pharmaceutical and other analytical areas is accelerating with increased orders for mass-produced cartridges. Companies such as Preco are answering the challenge with equipment innovations to meet the expected volume commercialization that is said will exceed $6 billion for polymer-based units by year 2024. How will these units be produced? Aside from economy of scale, what are other benefits of high-volume production? What are the present-day limitations that look to be improved? When does it make sense to consider employing a toll manufacturer, versus the investment in equipment for in-house production? These and other topics will be addressed during the presentation.