Potomac Gives Thanks for the Opportunity to Help Healthcare Outcomes Via Microfluidic Device Advances

Living in a time when there is so much chaos, division, and animosity, it is sometimes hard to remember how much we have to be thankful for this Thanksgiving Day.  Today, new technologies are disrupting healthcare, space exploration, and climate change at an exponential pace, bringing with them a brighter future for our people and…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • November 23, 2021

Potomac’s Great Customer Service for Animal House Fitness

Expedites Personalized Product for Joe Rogan No matter how great a product or service may be, it is flawless execution at all levels that wins customers.  That’s just what we did to help Animal House Fitness create a laser engraved personalized product for their Monkey Feet fan Joe Rogan. Monkey Feet Invention Rehabbing from a…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • November 2, 2021

Potomac Recognizes National Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing has long been the backbone of this nation, providing good-paying jobs that built a strong middle class.  Today’s advanced manufacturing, like work we carry out at Potomac for biotech, microfluidics, microelectronics, pharmaceuticals, medical device, and consumer products, does not resemble the industry from Henry Ford’s time.  Almost a century later, manufacturing is a high…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • September 30, 2021

Article Review: What We Talk about when We Talk about Microfluidics.

Based on an article by Albert Folch in “The Conversation “ Nanotechnology can protect us. The Covid-19 test was created in response to a world-wide emergency. The test is based on a micro fluidic system. Microfluidic systems are based on the physical principle of laminar flow. Laminar flow determines that small amounts of fluid flow…

  • Sandy Matatquin
  • September 13, 2021

Delivering Parts at the Speed of Light for Protein Analysis Research at Arizona State University

The old days of university research labs having all the time in the world to complete experiments are gone. Like for everything else in the 21st century, time is of the essence for university researchers to compete in the latest grant rounds or to fulfill requirements for corporate partners. Speed is the name of the game…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • July 14, 2021

Microneedles for vaccine delivery

Microneedle-based drug delivery has the potential to be a transformative technology for the delivery of biologics and vaccines. It may provide enhanced therapeutic profiles for therapeutics and vaccines. It allows for the administration of lower levels of drugs to achieve the same therapeutic endpoints. Additionally, microneedles provide an alternative to traditional hypodermic needles. This industry provides…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 23, 2021

Potomac Automates Quality Control Inspection via In-house Innovative Software Development

Today, speed is the name of the game.  But speed without accuracy in all its forms defeats the purpose of fast delivery.  At Potomac, we provide some of the quickest turnaround in manufacturing for medical device, microfluidic, biotech, consumer product and microelectronics customers also with the highest level of quality. Meeting customer specifications is especially…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • February 8, 2021

Microfluidic Concentration Gradient Generators – Potomac Photonics

Joe La Fiandra University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) Major: Bioengineering Minor: Global Engineering Leadership   Microfluidic Concentration Gradient Generators Many biochemical processes in biological organisms are controlled by concentration gradients. From cell migration to drug proliferation, concentration gradients are integral to the transportation of a vast array of substances throughout the body. Until recently,…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • January 26, 2021

Potomac Photonics Looks Back On a Year of
Using Advanced Manufacturing to Fight Coronavirus

2020 has been a year when the human spirit rose up in the face of adversity to help save our fellow man during the Coronavirus pandemic.  Frontline nurses and doctors in hospital ER’s and ICU’s worked tirelessly with the sick and dying, long-term healthcare facility workers cared for the elderly and infirmed, food producers and…

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  • December 28, 2020

Potomac Photonics Designs and Fabricates Innovative Dental Tool to Comply with COVID Protocols.

Potomac scientists and engineers innately see a problem and, especially in this time of Covid, can’t help but jump in to innovate a solution.  Just that happened when Potomac senior research scientist, Natalia Christensen, visited her dentist for an annual check-up.  Explains Jessica Salmon, a 12-year dental hygienist veteran at Gentle Family Dentistry in Dunkirk,…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • November 24, 2020

Potomac Celebrates MfgDay By Exploring Advanced Manufacturing Career Options

Each October manufacturers, led by the National Association of Manufacturers, focus on the career opportunities that manufacturing brings to a wide range of industries.  This year Manufacturing Day is October 2 and while plant tours and other in-person activities are not feasible, we can learn more about jobs at companies like Potomac Photonics. This Isn’t…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • October 2, 2020

Potomac PPT Drives Innovation with Breakthroughs for Laser Welding Clear Plastic Parts

Potomac has many competitive advantages that has made it a leader in the advanced manufacturing industry.  We offer the fastest turnaround times, often as quickly as 24-hours; our quality control systems are second to none; and the wide range of technologies on our factory floor always ensure we can choose the right tool for the…

  • Potomac Photonics
  • August 25, 2020