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UBM Canon and Qmed, the Global MedTech Authority, Publishes New Infographic Examining OEMs and Their Suppliers Infographic shows above all else, medtech OEMs want quality from their suppliers

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Qmed.com, the world's only 100% qualified medical device supplier directory and search engine, recently published an original infographic and supporting article titled Above All Else, Medtech OEMs Want Quality from Their Suppliers (Infographic). The infographic utilized industry research to visually present key statistics about how medical device OEMs source suppliers. Nearly 90% of medtech firms reported using at least some contract services. 41% used prototyping or molding services in the past year. Some other key finding from the infographic:  90% of those polled reported that their use of contract manufacturing had either remained consistent or grown in the past five years.

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About Qmed

Qmed is the world's ONLY 100% qualified medical device supplier directory, search engine and industry resource, created exclusively for OEMs actively researching and sourcing qualified suppliers, products, and services during the product design cycle. Powered by advanced keyword search and embedded with relevant supplier and industry content, rich media, and RFP opportunities, Qmed is the critical resource used to connect medical device OEMs with qualified suppliers. From medical contract manufacturers to stock component suppliers and medical device consultancies, Qmed's powerful search tool, directory, and white paper library serves only relevant, editorially screened supplier listings and resources to provide the most efficient supplier-sourcing experience for medical device OEMs. Qualified suppliers are determined by verification of the following criteria: currently working with medical device OEMs, exhibit at medical device industry trade shows, are GMP compliant, ISO 9000, and/or FDA–registered.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About UBM plc
UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company.  We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content.  Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

For more information, go to http://www.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBM_plc to get the latest UBM corporate news.

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