Dylan Spink

Dylan Spink is the Director of Quality Assurance at Boyd Technologies. He works with the Operations team to promote, develop, and oversee compliance of the Company quality management system. Dylan has been in the medical device industry for over 12 years, as both a Mechanical Engineer and Quality Engineer, specializing in lamination, die-cutting, and thin-film adhesive – getting stuff to stick to patients. Dylan is an avid skier, cyclist, and 2-time gold medal finisher of the Iron Butt Rally.

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The Future of Wearables & Patient-Operated Devices: Trends for 2021 & Beyond

Wearables such as remote patient monitoring sensors and stick-to-skin devices have revolutionized the health care industry. One can now easily manage their chronic...

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Polymer Basics for Elastomers

  In Brief The word elastomer is derived from the term 'elastic polymer.' Elastomers are rubbery materials composed of polymers that can return to their original shape...

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6 Filtration Challenges in Downstream Biopharmaceutical Production

  In Brief Membranes and membrane processes are efficient filtration tools in the manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products. These tools continue to evolve in response...

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Trying to Reverse Engineer Adhesive

  In Brief The process of reverse engineering is demanding work: an analyst initially works with limited information about a product and uses that information to analyze...

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3D Bioprinting in Orthopedics

  In Brief The use of flexible materials in the medical field has revolutionized the treatment of a variety of conditions. Orthopedics, in particular, has the potential...

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Bioprocessing Single-use Technologies - A Primer

  In Brief According to BCC Research, the global single-use technology market will reach over $4.3 billion by 2021. The most significant increase will be in the highly...

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The Top 7 Reasons Why Medical Devices Fail

  In Brief Medical device failures are typically the result of deficiencies in safety check procedures or a lack of attention to potential risks in the design process....

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Report Shows Medical Foams are Dominating the Wound Care Industry

  In Brief Proper wound dressings are critical to the healing process. The right dressing prevents infection and creates an environment that supports healthy healing....

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