About MPMN and Qmed

From initial concept to sterilization and final packaging, Medical Product Manufacturing News (MPMN) connects medical device engineers with the cutting-edge technologies and suppliers they need to design, develop, and fabricate next-generation medical products. Delivering comprehensive coverage of innovation through its multimedia brand, MPMN is dedicated to inspiring, empowering, and educating medtech engineers and manufacturing personnel. Published six times a year, the print edition of MPMN is supported by a variety of digital products, a social networking presence, and our blog, Medtech Pulse. In addition, the content on this site is supported by the Qmed Daily, Qmed Daily Europe, and Medtech Pulse newsletters.

Qmed and MPMN's content strategy is managed by Shana Leonard, executive editor of UBM Canon's MedTech Group. Qmed's news coverage is written by a team of journalists that includes editor-in-chief Brian Buntz and senior editor Chris Newmarker.

Brian BuntzBuntz is a veteran journalist who has covered the medical device industry for nearly ten years. He has worked for a number of medical device publications including EMDT, MD+DI, MPMN, and Qmed. Before becoming the editor-in-chief of MPMN and Qmed, he served as the managing editor and later editor-at-large of MD+DI, where he reported on everything from the digital health industry to venture capital funding trends in the medical device industry. He can be reached at brian.buntz@ubm.com.

Chris NewmarkerNewmarker is a seasoned reporter and journalist with more than a dozen years of experience working for outlets including the AP, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, and Finance & Commerce. He has also freelanced for the likes of Entrepreneur.com, Inc., and MedCity News. Newmarker hopes to use his research, interviewing and writing skills to help advance the public good for many years to come. His career has taken him from Ohio to Virginia, New Jersey and, most recently, Minnesota. He's covered a wide variety of subjects—everything from ice worms to ice castles (and some crime and corruption along the way). But his focus in recent years has been business and technology. He can be reached at chris.newmarker@ubm.com.

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