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MedAccred Accreditation Session

Time and Date

March 26, 2019 2:00PM – 4:00PM


Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) M-TEC

622 Godfrey Ave SW Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503


MedAccred is a free event hosted by the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West. Please register in advance by clicking the link below.

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The number one priority for medical device manufacturers is ensuring superior quality. To support this initiative, medical device OEMs are urging-and some soon requiring-their supply chain with specific controlled processes to adopt MedAccred Accreditation to be considered for new award work or continuations of contracts.

Do you know about MedAccred accreditation? You’d better! MedAccred:

• Is an independent audit of an organization’s process controls

• Focuses on specific controls for cable and wire harness, heat treating, plastics extrusion, plastics injection molding, printed boards, printed circuit board assembly, sterilization and welding

• Audits are conducted by Subject Matter Experts


•Discover how accreditation retains customers, ensures product safety and verifies compliance to industry standards

•Learn more about implementation requirements and resources for assistance


Guest Speaker: Jim Ahle, Senior Manager of Supplier Controls, Stryker

Jim is part of the Corporate Supplier Controls Team leading supplier-related activities across Stryker’s global manufacturing footprint and supplier partner network.

Guest Speaker: Andy Nichols, Quality Program Manager, The Center

Andy brings 40 years of expertise in a wide variety of roles and industries, with a particular focus on quality management systems in manufacturing organizations to The Center’s clients.

Click here to learn more about how The Center can support manufacturers with the MedAccred process.