International – Survey shows solid medical device industry performance despite pandemic impact

Medical device and IVD manufacturers report healthy performance over the course of 2020, but also faced significant operational and regulatory challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Emergo by UL’s Global Medical Device Industry Outlook for 2021,  which surveyed more than 1,600 manufacturers, showed companies performing at levels similar to those reported in our 2020 and 2019 industry surveys. (Only 10% of respondents reported sales decreases this year, up only two percent from our 2020 report.)…