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Contract Medical Device Manufacturing: Navigating Supply Chain Resiliency in a Globalized World

February 12, 2024
It’s still early in 2024, but the globe is already marked by unprecedented events: wars in Ukraine and Israel, commercial transport bombings in the Red Sea, stubborn inflation, contentious elections, and the real possibility of another pandemic. Now more than ever, the resilience of supply
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Roadmap to Commercialization: Navigating Timelines and Ensuring Efficiency with Vonco

January 23, 2024
In the dynamic landscape of product development, our Roadmap to Commercialization stands out as a comprehensive guide that seamlessly transitions from design and development to market success. This strategic roadmap encapsulates the essence of validation, quality management, supply chain efficiency, compliance, regulatory support, labeling, packaging,
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Innovations in Flexible Packaging

December 30, 2023
In this interview with Brad Addington, Chief Editor of Packaging Strategies at BNP Media, we discuss how makers of medical packaging are borrowing a page or two from the consumer sector when it comes to developing innovative and sustainable packaging solutions.
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A Bottomless Well of Energy from a Place You Might Not Expect

December 18, 2023
There’s a lot of things I schedule into my day that aren’t what most people think a business owner has time for. I don’t think it would have even occurred to me to prioritize these things five years ago, but as I detailed in a
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When to Use Contract Manufacturing, and How Life Prioritization and Self-Care Affects All Areas of Your Life

November 21, 2023
In this episode we discuss the reasons why companies decide to use contract manufacturers, what they look for when choosing one, the importance of transparency, and how Vonco transitioned from a job-shop serving many industries to focusing on high value industries, like medical device. The
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Patching the Hole in the Energy Bucket

November 1, 2023
I was pretty far into my career when I learned how important it is to manage my energy. I had just bought my company, which had been my dream for years. I was not going to let it fail, no matter how many hours I
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Announcing the recipients of the 2024 Wisconsin Titan 100

October 17, 2023
Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP are pleased to announce Keith Smith, President and CEO of Vonco Products, as a 2024 Wisconsin Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Wisconsin’s Top 100 CEO’s & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders
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What does it take to scale a business?

September 19, 2023
Strategy and Leadership Podcast with Anthony Taylor What does it take to scale a business? Join me as I talk with Anthony Taylor about how I managed to climb the stairs to success. Moving onto the corporate ladder takes a lot of effort, but being
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Preparing New Leaders to Inspire Their Teams

August 15, 2023
If you’re like me, you’ve wondered about this. Companies identify young people with promise and look for ways to promote them. The goal usually is to support their growth and also to not lose them to greener pastures. As they move up the ladder, their