With Camstar’s MES, Terumo CVS increased productivity and output while reducing:
- NCRs and process issues by 41%
- Workmanship issues in 12 months: 0
- Overall complaints (CPMs) by 58%
“Camstar is a key enabler to help us get beyond quality and compliance and achieve quality excellence. It offers key process improvements like visibility into the manufacturing floor, real-time feedback and hard stops when needed to prevent defects from moving down the line.”
– Mark Lincoln, VP Quality and Operations
Terumo CVS Manufactures…
During cardiopulmonary bypass, an oxygenator functions as the patient’s lungs; the patient’s blood circulates through the device to remove carbon dioxide and replenish oxygen. Terumo has led the way in oxygenator innovation and quality for more than 30 years. Today, Terumo offers a full range of oxygenators, giving clinicians the freedom to choose the right size oxygenator for every patient of any size.
Terumo’s autotransfusion products collect and process a patient’s own blood during surgery, thus helping the patient avoid transfusions with donor, or banked, blood.
Terumo CVS Is…
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation manufactures and markets medical devices for the global cardiac surgery market and is the U.S. distributor for Vascutek® Vascular Grafts. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan with manufacturing operations in Ann Arbor; Elkton, Maryland; and Ashland, Massachusetts. It is one of several subsidiaries of Terumo Corporation of Japan that is focused exclusively on cardiac and vascular specialties, including Terumo Heart Inc., developer of a ventricular assist device and Vascutek Ltd., a global leader in the design and manufacture of vascular grafts.
This information and more is at Terumo-CVS.com.