Material and Product Development

Material and product development machine

Today's health care industry demands innovation matched with value. Many successful companies recognize that they can't always be the experts on everything.

That's where Saint-Gobain comes in. Our teams of engineers and chemists offer extensive material and process knowledge to meet your most demanding applications and design needs, all within your budget. Through our state-of-the-art co-development process, we'll work side by side with your team throughout the development and life cycle of your product. If we can't offer the most effective material or process, we won't hesitate to refer you to another manufacturer.

Saint-Gobain is the leader in process and product development, offering you the following services:

Tooling Design and Build

  • Rapid prototypes to reduce product development cycles
  • Recommendations for design for manufacturability
  • Advanced tool designs that reduce product costs

Material Testing and Characterization

  • On-site material testing capabilities
  • Advanced material characterization and analysis capabilities
  • Application development laboratories for full system testing

Project Reporting System

  • Tracks all facets of the design and pre-production phases
  • IP/OP/QP validation protocol
  • Communicates key items to design team
  • Provides effective and efficient program implementation

Assembly and Test Fixtures

  • Successful transition from pre-production to production
  • Manufacturing and quality assurance aids
  • Problem-free manufacturing

Product Development Reports

  • Project management timeline
  • Advanced product quality planning status report
  • Risk and opportunity assessment report
  • Open issue report