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J-Pac Medical Appoints Phil Littlefield Vice President of Operations

J-Pac Medical, a value added partner specializing in implantable textiles, turnkey packaging, thermoformed packaging and manufacturing services for medical devices, announced that Phil Littlefield has joined the company as Vice President of Operations.

Littlefield has a manufacturing operations background, with an emphasis on business development and capacity growth in diverse, FDA-regulated industries, as well as the development and implementation of FDA-compliant ISO 13485/ISO 9001 business operating systems. In his role at J-Pac, Littlefield will utilize his expertise to leverage J-Pac's capabilities and emphasize continuous improvement and best-in-class operating systems to strengthen J-Pac's presence across the medical device industry.

Source: J-Pac Medical

J-Pac Medical appointed Jeff Barrett President and CEO in December 2015. Barrett previously held CEO positions at GI Supply and Optim and Vice President of Operations roles at Haemonetics and Aspect Medical Systems.

Several packaging companies recently spoke to BONEZONE about some of the trends driving the segment and what OEMs can do to better utilize packaging capabilities. Tom Williams, Senior Vice President Marketing and Strategy at Millstone Medical Outsourcing, says “Not thinking about packaging early in the development process is one mistake [OEMs make], and it can cost time later." For more tips and insight, read the full article here.