In this episode of SPOT radio, Charlie Webb speaks with Ryan Erickson Vice President of Packaging Compliance labs about the value of outsourcing medical device packaging validation, engineering, and testing lab services. As we develop more complicated medical devices with embedded drugs, packaging systems will continue to become more complex. SME's can provide a valuable link to conform to the heightened expectations of the new regulatory girth of the ISO-11607-2019.
Ryan Erickson is a co-founder and Vice President of Packaging Compliance labs; he serves as the technical expert on the team, guides trainings, and runs lean events. Erickson formed PCL with partner Matthew Lapham with the mission to help medical device and pharma clients speed their products to market by breaking down the barriers that relate to packaging.
Ryan has 12 years’ experience in medical device packaging engineering, beginning as a Packaging Engineer at Cardinal Health in Chicago. At Cardinal Health, Ryan served as a packaging engineer as he developed his skills in packaging validation and testing. Upon returning to his hometown of Grand Rapids, Erickson became the Packaging Engineering Manager for Vention Medical, a large contract manufacturer.
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