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What to Know when Developing Medical Tray Packaging

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Aug 5, 2020 3:49:03 PM

There are two standard formats for medical packaging, pouches and thermoformed trays. Thermoformed trays offer product protection and orientation, workflow organization (if a procedural kit), and ease and grace of opening. Pouches provide a sterile barrier, but do not provide the same structural protection to medical products, nor do they offer a controlled opening experience, when compared with thermoformed trays.

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Video: Dordan's Trialed Algae Plastic now Foam in Sneakers

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Jul 29, 2020 2:24:09 PM

 

Dordan thermoformed ALGIX's algae plastic in 2010, as part of its sustainable plastics research. The material was comprised of 15% algae, 85% PP. The algae acted as a filler, reducing the amount of plastic needed per application.

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Saluting American Unity through Ingenuity this Independence Day

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Jul 2, 2020 3:46:07 PM

COVID-19 presents many challenges to communities and businesses. Lack of PPE for healthcare workers became one, of many, problems facing America. Upon discovery of these inadequacies, makers, small and large, rallied to produce the critical supply:

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McHenry County web series features Dordan on business during COVID-19

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Jun 23, 2020 2:06:05 PM

McHenry Country web series, Stronger Together, interviews governmental leaders, business owners, community champions and more about life during COVID-19. In sharing these stories of hope, Stronger Together works to create a digital space of unity for the community.

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Third-generation siblings offer COVID-19 protection to small companies

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Jun 8, 2020 9:52:11 AM

The first half-of-a-million face shields that Dordan produced were for hospitals. During that time, we were contacted by many small businesses and manufacturers that did not need thousands of shields, but a few hundred. Because these shields were being manufactured to fill a custom order, we were unable to sell to the smaller firms looking to procure face shields for their employees returning to work.

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Real Woodstock on Dordan's Face Shields

Posted by Chandler Slavin on May 26, 2020 2:42:49 PM

Real Woodstock is a public relations campaign that works to generate interest in Woodstock, IL, to encourage tourism and commerce. Few know all that Woodstock has to offer and why one should live and work here, so Real Woodstock has become that mouthpiece. 

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Plastic Face Shields: Pricing, Photos and Specs

Posted by Chandler Slavin on May 13, 2020 11:10:35 AM

Dordan Manufacturing is now producing disposable plastic face shields with an adjustable plastic headband strap and foam forehead strip. Face shields act as splash guards, reducing contact with aerosol propellants of bodily fluids. Face shields are worn to protect against exposure to COVID-19.

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Woodstock Reports on Dordan Manufacturing Face Shields

Posted by Chandler Slavin on May 1, 2020 11:06:31 AM

Local newspaper, The Woodstock Independent, reports on Dordan's efforts to manufacture plastic face shields for healthcare workers fighting against the spread of COVID-19.

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Dordan Provides Face Shields to Combat Spread of COVID-19

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Mar 30, 2020 7:44:48 AM

Chicago, IL --March 30, 2020-- Custom thermoforming company, Dordan Manufacturing, to manufacture plastic face shields for healthcare personnel nationwide to help combat the spread of COVID-19. Collaborating with four other Chicagoland manufactures, Dordan begins production of face shield lenses early April and anticipates providing 500K/month.

Dordan is also now offering the fully assembled face shields to retailers, healthcare supply chains, and others working to combat the spread of Coronavirus.

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Download Dordan's Medical Packaging Fact Sheet

Posted by Chandler Slavin on Mar 6, 2020 9:35:04 AM

In preparation of exhibiting at MD&M West, Dordan created a medical packaging fact sheet. This one-page overview of Dordan's packaging products and services helps buyers quickly assess if Dordan is a viable potential partner.

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