Device tax is going nowhere

American medical device manufacturers are facing significant challenges but the medical device tax instituted as part of the Affordable Care Act is not one of them, says the head of a Massachusetts-based consulting firm.

"The people who are saying that this (the device tax) is forcing all of our jobs offshore are full of horse hockey because it doesn't matter where you make the product," said Mark Bonifacio in an interview with PlasticsToday.

Bonifacio will speak on "Offshoring contract manufacturing: Addressing the benefits and constraints" in a featured address at MD&M East in Philadelphia June 17-20.

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