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Profitable and Flexible CNC Manufacturing in the Medical Industry

Automating the CNC manufacturing of high-precision medical makes production profitable and flexible at the same time. Automation enables high spindle hours and resource utilization, fast and reliable lead times, constant quality, full traceability and proactive production planning for flexibility even when facing sudden changes. Want to know how? Download our CNC automation guide from below!

Fastems is the leading supplier of CNC automation solutions for variable batch manufacturing. We’re an open-integrator with over 40 years and 4000 systems worth of experience – many of them in the medical industry. We integrate your CNC machines and supportive processes to one highly productive unit operated with our industry-leading MMS control.

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The ‘What’, ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Automation

Take a look on the typical applications, the production challenges, automation benefits and the best practices around automation below to understand the relevance of automation for the medical industry.

CNC Automation Applications Include Parts for:

  • Dental care equipment
  • Mammography machinery
  • Artificial bone structures
  • Breathing machinery
  • General subcontracting within the industry

See our Medical Industry Case Stories

pallets preloaded with fixtures and parts await transfer via the Fastems MDR-750 FMS ONE manufacturing system to one of two Okuma MU-4000 5-axis CNC vertical machining centers.

Typical Production Challenges Include Factors Such As:

  • More customization and amount of variants
  • Shorter lead times and planning horizon
  • Costs & tied capital reduction
  • Demand variance
  • Traceability needs
  • Availability of workers
  • Constant quality

See How Automation Helps With The Challenges​​

Automate Production – Not Just Movement

Learn how to get the most out of your CNC machines and other equipment in the medical industry. Apply batch production automation best practices summarized below:

  1. Stabilize and integrate manufacturing process steps
  2. Automate physical part transfers throughout the value chain
  3. Benefit from automated, intelligent production planning software

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Find the Right Solution for Your Production Needs

Here you can browse and filter our CNC automation solutions suitable for the medical industry based on the machine tool process type, quantity of machines, typical batch size and whether or not pallet automation is needed. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, not to worry – as an open integrator we have the means to automate almost any machine tool!

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Next steps? Download the Guide for CNC Automation!

If you are under consideration on how to reduce cost per unit, cut down setup costs, increase unmanned production or reduce WIP or inventory, this guide is the one to download.


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Acting VP Region Americas, Head of Services, USA

Tyrone Brown


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