Monthly Archives: April 2010

Chad Schneider

Planting Trees for Earth Day

04.29.2010 by Chad Schneider

Trees improve our quality of life by improving the air we breathe, providing shade, and even absorbing noise. Several Key Tech’ers spent a beautiful, sunny Earth Day planting trees at Dickey Hill Elementary/Middle School with the students.

Jenny Regan

Give Me Some Satisfaction

04.20.2010 by Jenny Regan

In a recent survey conducted by Legacy MedSearch, employee satisfaction rates were low and varied widely depending on the size of the company.

Alexis McKenzie

Turn Down the Volume

04.13.2010 by Alexis McKenzie

Low volume manufacturing is fairly common for complex medical devices, which may call for production of 10 to 1,000 units.  Are you targeting a niche market or, for now, a clinical trial?  Read about some of the benefits and challenges of designing for low volume manufacturing in Eric Schneider’s article in the April issue of [...]

Chad Schneider

Healthcare Bill Offers Tax Opportunity for Small Biotechs

04.06.2010 by Chad Schneider

While Congress will be adding a new excise tax on device sales starting in 2013, it has provided up to a 50% tax credit for qualified pre-clinical and clinical activities conducted to get devices to market, starting in the 2009 tax year.

Chad Schneider

Key Tech Goes Off the Grid

04.01.2010 by Chad Schneider

Key Tech is happy to announce that after two years of development, we are operating a prototype perpetual motion power-plant to supply all of the electrical power required to operate the building. The system operates quietly in the basement and gives off zero emissions.