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MiDevice, facilitated by The Right Place, is the only Michigan-based organization dedicated to medical device design, development, manufacturing and distribution. MiDevice gives medical device companies the opportunity to collaborate, cooperate and promote their expertise in the industry.

About MiDevice

MiDevice, run by The Right Place, is the only Michigan-based organization dedicated to medical device design, development, manufacturing and distribution. MiDevice gives medical device companies the opportunity to collaborate, cooperate and promote their expertise in the industry.

The companies of MiDevice provide high-tech solutions for every stage of the medical device product lifecycle. Our unique collection of core competencies provides a one-stop resource for all of your product needs, from ideation through distribution.

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Member Benefits

Be part of an open, collaborative environment and discover best practices for clinical research, medical device production, and research and development.


Membership in the MiDevice Council provides an opportunity to create new collaborations with other medical device manufacturing professionals and educational institutions. Many companies have worked together on everything from coordinated logistics to talent development and training.

Best Practice Learning

As part of a trusted group of medical device manufacturing leaders, participating members share best practices and new learning with other members of the council. Plant tours and operational reviews are often part of sharing best practices.

Voice of Medical Device Manufacturing in West Michigan

Immediate value is provided at each gathering: an annual calendar of events is set at the beginning of the new year, but “hot” topics are generated from and explored by members as they arise. This allows the Council to respond quickly to new developments and provide actionable insight


As a member of MiDevice, you have the ability to network with other members of the council and their teams. This private networking opportunity provides a chance to develop new relationships and partnerships in the region.

Solving Common Challenges

Many of the problems facing West Michigan medical device manufacturing professionals are not unique to an individual business. The Council provides a platform and time to discuss these common challenges and address them as a team of companies. Discussions have and continue to focus on cost improvement strategies, talent development and retention, innovation, and sustainability.

Join MiDevice

  • $1,000 for established companies
  • $300 for start-up companies defined as having no current revenue

To join, companies must be generating revenue in the design, engineering, manufacturing or distribution of medical devices and be located in West Michigan. Contact Eric Icard to apply.

Interested in Joining? Contact Eric Icard


Eric Icard

Senior Director of Business Development

Eric provides retention and expansion assistance to Right Place clients. He provides site location assistance to national and international life sciences firms. He also serves as the facilitator for the MiDevice group.

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MiDevice Executive Committee

  • Kelly Hiller, Lacroix Electronics MI, LLC
  • Drew Jelgerhuis, Scherdel Medtec North America
  • Jim Medsker, P.E., Keystone Solutions
  • John Woodhouse, Medbio

MiDevice Members

Able Medical Devices

Able Medical Devices

Able Medical Devices is a leader in medical device manufacturing that specializes in instruments and implants that require Swiss-turning and 5-axis machining capabilities. We partner with fast-growing OEMs to provide focused service and scalable capacity to support growth. Decades of experience creates a scalable, value-added process, working with customers to meet user needs, while adhering to ISO 13485 certification and FDA regulatory requirements while driving down lead time and costs.

The Able Medical team brings decades worth of knowledge in developing and manufacturing OEM and direct-to-market products. That first-hand experience helps us to truly understand the needs of our customers to drive innovation. We offer an in-depth understanding of regulatory and quality requirements, manufacturing precision and clinical acumen, and vast market knowledge. Our dedicated engineering team and world-class manufacturing staff supports projects from concept to full production launch. To learn more about Able Medical Devices, click here.

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Active Manufacturing

Active Manufacturing is an ISO and ITAR-registered company specializing in complex prototype and short-run metal stampings, clips, assemblies, springs, and machined components. We use mechanical, hydraulic and servo presses, up to 6 axis CO2 and fiber lasers, mig, tig, laser, spot and micro spot welding, EDM, and 3-5 axis CNC machining along with a full inspection department. Design, tooling, and manufacturing are all done in-house allowing us to take your project from concept to completed metal part quickly and accurately. Let us quote your next project, we would appreciate a chance to earn your business. To learn more about Active Manufacturing, click here.

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Airgas Healthcare

Airgas Healthcare is a division of Air Liquide, a Global Leader in the Gases industry and operates three FDA registered medical fill manufacturing facilities and has 40 Retail branch locations in Michigan. Our Lansing based operation includes Specialty Gas mixing equipment for critical gases such as: Lung Diffusion Gas, Blood Analyzing Gases, and Calibration Gases. With our range of Medical Grade Packaged and Bulk gases, along with our critical Safety Supply items we service pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers as well as Hospitals, Clinics, Research and Toxicology Laboratories, Universities, Dental and Veterinary Clinics. To learn more about Airgas, click here.


Applied Medical Device Institute

The applied Medical Device Institute (aMDI), founded in 2015, is a non-instructional unit within the Padnos College of Engineering and Computing (PCEC) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Our Mission is devoted to the betterment of human health and well-being through innovation and commercialization of medical devices, healthcare solutions, and serving related industries.

Medical device and technology development begins with an idea. The idea, often in the form of a napkin sketch, must cross a ‘development valley-of-death’. Medical device development requires a broad range of science, engineering, and business resources. applied Medical Device Institute (aMDI) serves the medical device and technology community to cross the development valley-of-death, by providing access to researchers, engineers, medical professionals, business and entrepreneurial expertise within an integrated process that includes technical services, intellectual property, business review and mentoring. To learn more about aMDI, click here.

Array of Engineers

Array of Engineers

Array of Engineers delivers embedded software, firmware, and hardware solutions for customers in government and across the commercial sector. Our test automation technologies, software verification expertise, and custom hardware designs have reduced standard test cycles by over 90% on average. Our team leverages our software testing capabilities, along with our extensive background in aerospace to design, develop, and verify software across industries. We have used our FPGA-driven data acquisition hardware and software to automate thousands of tests and cut months from traditional engineering project timelines. Our team’s core projects include automating verification tests for a major medical device manufacturer, developing and verifying embedded flight software for Airbus, and developing FPGA code for various NASA satellite programs. We are a woman-owned small business located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and carry a passion promoting STEM and innovation in our community. To learn more about Array of Engineers, click here.

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Autocam Medical

Autocam Medical is a global contract manufacturer of precision-machined drill bits, drivers, screws, plates, cutting tools, and other complex, highly engineered surgical implants, instruments, and handpieces, as well as other device components. The company is a key supplier to the world's leading Medical Device Manufacturers specializing in Orthopedics, Spine, Robotics, Ophthalmology, Vascular, ENT, General Surgical Equipment, and Diagnostics. They offer a value-added approach to high-precision manufacturing with specialties in CNC milling, turning and cutter grinding. The company has achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification and is an FDA registered facility. In addition to their facilities in Kentwood, Michigan, Autocam Medical has operations in Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Plymouth, Massachusetts; Warsaw, Indiana; Suzhou, China; and Indaiatuba, Brazil. To learn more about Autocam Medical, click here.

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Every company wants to serve their customers with new and better products, but product development can hold a lot of risk and frustration. We provide innovative engineering that turns ideas into reality so that their customers’ lives change for the better and they can grow their business.

DornerWorks engineers innovate with technology to create real products that change lives for the better, enabling more effective treatment for patients, better tools for soldiers and astronauts, and a tastier experience for the backyard grillmaster.

One of our specialties is secure connected medical device product development under FDA regulated design requirements. Our medical device development expertise helps medical device companies who want to create life-changing connected products by reducing regulatory troubles and unlocking product innovation. Please visit to learn more and schedule a free consultation. To learn more about DornerWorks, click here.

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Kent Manufacturing

Kent Manufacturing is an IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 13485 certified 3M Preferred Converter that offers materials and resources for fast, precision assembly. Materials are engineered for Bonding, Sealing, Fastening, Vibration Damping and Surface Protection needs. Capabilities include Die Cutting, Laminating, Slitting, Laser Cutting and Assembly. We have Class 8 cleanroom converting and a large white room assembly area to support medical device and electronics applications. To learn more about Kent Manufacturing, click here.

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Keystone Solutions Group

Keystone Solutions Group is an ISO13485:2016 certified, MDSAP certified, FDA registered product development and medical device contract manufacturing company located in Southwest Michigan. In operation for over 24 years, we collaborate with customers around the world in the medical device industry to design, develop, test, and manufacture a wide range of products. Keystone provides assembly, kitting, packaging, and sterilization management services for single-use disposable and reusable medical products. Our 60,000 sqft facility is state of the art with multiple clean room environments and includes a wide array of assembly and packaging capabilities. To learn more about Keystone Solutions Group, click here.

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Lacroix Electronics MI, LLC

LACROIX provides turnkey medical electronics contract manufacturing solutions via facilities in Michigan, Mexico and the European Union. LACROIX teams offer a tailor-made solution ranging from development to mass production of electronic products. Our experts leverage their advanced product industrialization skills to optimize the product-process pair to help you design a secure, ergonomic, and beautiful product aimed at optimizing the end user’s experience. Our expertise in wireless communication protocols and short- or long-distance radio frequency technologies also allows our customers to connect their products. Coating, varnishing, and encapsulation capabilities are available for products working in harsh environments. The Grand Rapids, MI facility is ISO 13485 certified and FDA-registered. To learn more about LACROIX, click here.

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Medbio LLC is an ISO 13485:2016 certified, FDA Registered contract manufacturer offering innovative manufacturing solutions for the medical and biotechnology industries. We specialize in precision injection molding, assembly, packaging, project management, and design support. We have numerous certified ISO Class 7& 8 cleanrooms and white rooms for molding and assembly. We have flexible capacity to handle major projects or small custom orders.

Strategic partnerships and conducting business with integrity allows Medbio and our partners to achieve growth, success, and profitability. With numerous locations around the country, we have the expertise and passion to solve your most complex problems. Now partnered with the global manufacturing and molding powerhouse, Caplugs. We offer the most comprehensive range of medical molded solutions and capabilities in the marketplace. Learn more at



Medisurge is an established, Michigan-based contract manufacturer of medical devices. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the new state-of-the art facility features a Class 7 Cleanroom equipped for sterile finished good assembly, sterile barrier packaging, semi-automation, manual assembly, ultrasonic welding, leak testing technology, and bottling and filling. A part of the Alliant Healthcare Group, Medisurge is unsurpassed in quality metrics, ISO 13485 registered, and offers a fully managed sterilization EO cycle and gamma support. To learn more about Medisurge, click here.

Motion Dynamics

Motion Dynamics Corporation

Motion Dynamics is an ISO 9001:2018 & ISO 13485:2016 certified and ITAR registered global manufacturer of high precision, tight tolerance custom wire components. We are known for our capabilities to process ultrafine wire (0.0005” to 0.125” diameter), producing some of the smallest components in the world. For over 30 years our customers have trusted us to provide specialized solutions supplying Coils, Windings, Wire Forms, Nitinol Components, Laser Welding & Cutting, Braiding and Assemblies. Value Added services include - Heat Shrink Application, Dura-Glide Coating, Plating, Passivation, Electro-Polish, Abrading and Grinding. Our 79,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility has been designed to support our growth, technology and to meet the on-going demands of our customers’ requirements. A second 52,000 sq. ft. facility is being added to support new capabilities that will complement our existing processes.

Motion Dynamics is experienced with Platinum Alloys, Gold, Beryllium Copper, Tungsten, Titanium, MP35N, 35NLT, Nickel Titanium (Nitinol), All Stainless-Steel Grades, and High Temp Alloys (Inconel, Elgiloy, etc.) We also work with Square, Rectangular and Custom Profile wires. We maintain a wide inventory of materials to provide the shortest possible lead-times. To learn more about Motion Dynamics Corporation, click here.

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Packaging Compliance Labs

Packaging Compliance Labs offers packaging validation, engineering solutions, and contract packaging to the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. We partner with medical device manufacturers, development firms, startups, and contract manufacturers to eliminate packaging barriers that can put product launches at risk. To learn more about Packaging Compliance Labs, click here.

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Perrigo Company plc, is a global consumer self-care company. Our vision is: To make lives better by bringing "Quality, Affordable Self-Care Products"​ that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, Perrigo has transformed to a self-care company which enables the empowered consumer to treat conditions that can be self-managed. Perrigo is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC"​) self-care products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe. To learn more about Perrigo, click here.

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At Safari Circuits, we’ve been pioneering electronics since 1985, specializing in advanced printed circuit board assemblies for essential sectors like medical, industrial, and defense. Our dedication to innovative engineering and co-development is matched by a robust supply chain, ensuring each project reflects our commitment to reliability and excellence. Partner with us for cutting-edge solutions in electronics development and manufacturing. To learn more about Safari, click here.