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Jan 15, 2016 03:30 PM
Across the various markets we serve, Loos and Company sees a few common trends. On a daily basis, we see industries continuously innovating their products and ensuring that what they deliver is the highest quality. These trends are demonstrated in the below stories: 
  1. As the first of its kind, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft has been rolled out of the final assembly facility in Renton, Washington and now awaits pre-flight preparation. It is currently on schedule to take off in early 2016 in partnership with Southwest Airlines. 
This aircraft is revolutionary in its design. The new single-aisle airplane will deliver 8% lower costs per seat than its top competitors, among many other new and improved features. According to Boeing, nearly 3,000 orders have been placed for the 737 MAX family.  Read more about this innovative new aircraft and what it means for air travel here

 

  1. Boston Scientific has issued a voluntary recall of its ChariotTM Guiding Sheath after reports of at least 14 incidents of shaft separation have occurred. According to a press release published by the company, the sheaths were approved by the FDA to be used in interventional devices during vascular procedures.
At this point, none of the incidents have led to death or permanent injuries, but Boston Scientific has noted that serious injuries could occurring if fragments of the wire are left inside the body. 

 

  1. Benvenue Medical, Inc., a minimally invasive medical device manufacturer, recently completed another round of financing to fund its minimally invasive offerings. Through the continued funding and testing, Benvenue hopes to compete with other big name medical device manufactures. 
Benvenue’s FDA-approved Kiva VCF system is used to treat compression fractures (VCFs) by delivering a “polymer implant into the vertebrae using a delivery device and guidewire inserted through a small incision”. Read more about the innovative company and its products here

 

We will be posting updates like these on a regular basis so make sure to check back for the latest news headlines. Contact us today if you have a question about one of our products or submit an inquiry below.

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