Educational Resources

Read white papers, technical tips, how-tos, and success stories of how we've partnered with customers to achieve their goals.

Design & Development Capabilities

Our people, partnerships, and proven processes have reduced time to market by up to 60% and have achieved cost reductions of up to 85%.

Top 3 Benefits of Working with an Integrated Tubing Supplier

The tube is the foundation of many medical devices. Is your tubing supplier taking a holistic approach that will help you avoid costly missteps?

Viant is ‘in it for life’ with medtech: here’s how

Hear from Viant’s CEO Alton Shader how ‘we’re in it for life’

Site Tour: D&D West

Virtual tour of our Design & Development Center – West in Fremont, CA

Site Tour: Aura, Germany

Virtual tour of our vertically integrated precision metal tubing facility in Aura, Germany

Site Tour: Ft Wayne, Indiana

Virtual tour of our orthopedic implant and instrument facility in Ft Wayne, Indiana

Site Tour: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Virtual tour of our finished goods assembly & packaging facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Site Tour: Tijuana, Mexico

Virtual tour of our molding & assembly facility in Tijuana, Mexico

What’s next for nitinol tubing?

A novel technique for mechanically joining nitinol to other metal tubing could reduce cost and mitigate risk.

Metal Processing Capabilities

Viant offers a broad range of metal processing capabilities, including specialized processes such as complex machining and precision tube drawing and fabrication.

Polymer Capabilities

Viant offers a wide range of thermoplastic and elastomer molding capabilities, including specialized processes such as blow molding and thermoforming.

Capillary Tubing

30 times per second, a Viant capillary tube delivers life-enhancing medication to patients around the world. We’re in it for life.

From Nitinol to Nanotubes: A Materials Science Roundtable

While new materials are being made available, orthopedic device makers still lean on the well-established options for most new development.

Orthopedic OEMs Seek to Outsource More Design Work

Bringing a product to market is heavily layered with external factors like competition, regulatory requirements and technology advancements in materials and design and development tools.

5 Questions for Viant at Medica/CompaMed 2019

Hopefully, these questions provide useful information for anyone unable to meet with them at the event or those who are not headed to Germany this year.

3 Tips to Avoid Common Medtech Packaging Blunders

Packaging engineers likely get more than their share of flak during the holidays when family members unwrap hard-to-open packages. They have also seen their share of packaging challenges at work.

Viant Acquires Meraqi Medical

Global Services Provider Continues to Expand Capabilities with Newest Acquisition

Viant Appoints Longtime Medical Device Leader to Chief Executive Officer

Alton Shader to Spearhead Global Services Provider’s Continued Expansion

An Extension of Reach: A Discussion of Full-Service Outsourcing

Twenty years ago, outsourcing wasn’t spoken of very much. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) didn’t want to admit they used third-party companies to aid in manufacturing tasks.

Could Lean Product Development Get You to Market Faster?

Every manufacturing engineer is familiar with The Machine That Changed the World: The Story of Lean Production. First published in 1990, this classic book was the first to detail the Toyota Production System from which the principles of Lean Production were derived. The authors predicted that Lean Production would become the gold standard not only in the auto industry, but in every industry worldwide, including healthcare.

Site Tour: Chaumont, France

Virtual tour of our orthopedic implant facility in Chaumont, France.