Creating custom models to serve the needs of our clients and their customers is what we do best!
With more than five million anatomical models distributed throughout the world, GPI Anatomicals is the largest provider of educational medical models within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. We provide custom solutions to the pharmaceutical industry for use as marketing materials and educational aids.
We work closely with our customers from day one to understand their challenges and determine a solution that is both cost effective and time sensitive. We pride ourselves on delivering results.
Our work has been used to help reach new clients, educate patients, promote medical advancements and the list goes on and on.
At GPI, we believe that a well-tuned process is the key to surpassing our client’s goals.
With over 40 years of experience in creating custom plastic and metal products we work closely with our clients to assess their needs and create original and realistic design concepts. Optional 1st run prototypes can be manufactured for customer approval. Once approved we will work to produce custom anatomical models in large quantities. During this process the production artwork for base imprints, printed materials, and packaging are finalized and implemented into the final assembly.
The whole process can take up to six months, so proper planning is absolutely critical to the success of any custom anatomical model project.
Key Milestones in the Process:
• Purchase Order Date
• Prototype Approval Date
• Pre-Production Sample Approval Date
• Ready to Ship Date
Below is a look at a few of the steps that are involved in the creation of a custom anatomical model:
This step sets the foundation for the entire project and is typically done hand-in-hand with the client to ensure that all crucial elements of the model are accounted for.
GPI takes the 2D drawings and creates 3D files to better visualize the finished product. During this step, clients are consulted as opportunities for improvements or concessions for economical large scale manufacturing come up while the design is being finalized.
GPI will take the 3D file and create a 3D printed prototype of the model. This is the last step in the process prior to the creation of tools and molds required for manufacturing which makes it critical that all elements of the model are approved.
This step is another chance to ensure that the custom model is exactly as expected. GPI will manufacture a small number of models with the injection molding tooling to ensure that they each meet our strict quality standards and the client will have a chance to inspect the model as well.
This final step prior to mass production is a chance to ensure that all decorating and coloring is done exactly correct. Once approved, GPI will begin production of the total quantity agreed to.
At GPI, we understand that our reputation is only as strong as our last project.We’ve been managing custom pharma and patient educational model projects for over 30 years and have worked with every major pharmaceutical company around the world. We make every effort to improve the quality of our products, reduce any inefficiencies and add innovative capabilities in an effort to continually expand our level of expertise.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a typical custom project?
Typical projects take the form of branded materials designed to increase patient understanding for a wide variety of medical conditions and custom solutions to the pharmaceutical industry for use as value added educational aids. At GPI, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer a wide range of capabilities and offer unmatched customer service to assist you with achieving your marketing objectives.
Can I add a custom logo on a model?
How long does a custom model take?
We work closely with our clients to assess their needs and create creative and realistic design concepts. The whole process can take up to six months and proper planning is absolutely critical to the success of any custom model project. GPI is proud to handle all design and prototyping responsibilities in-house which expedites this process and ensures that our premium standards are met throughout the entire process.
What are your medical device capabilities?
We are constantly innovating new capabilities in order to stay in pace with the rapid advances of the medical community. GPI’s custom medical device and implant replicas have helped to launch and sustain numerous medical device and implant product lines for a wide range of clients. GPI Anatomicals has been at the forefront of medical device and implant replicas since their inception and we work hard to build trusted relationships with our clients. Ultimately, we hope that these strong connections will help our client’s sales and marketing reps build strong bonds with their surgeons and other health care professionals by helping the physician to explain the device or implant to patients.
At GPI, we believe that the true value of device and implant replicas lie in strengthening relationships and expanding campaign reach.
The unmatched accuracy of GPI device and implant replicas, which are priced to be left with surgeons, enable your sales people to fortify relationships with a far greater percentage of the surgeons in their region, leading to increased sales and customer retention.
The surgeons you care about will appreciate the speed and effectiveness of a replica device when trying to educate their patients which will in-turn, improve the relationship they have with your sales and marketing representatives.
This tangible and affordable branded piece will go on to sit proudly in a waiting room or exam room which provides your organization with an opportunity for effective marketing in an environment that is relatively clutter free.
Do you offer custom veterinary models?
At GPI, we provide custom veterinary solutions in a cost-effective and timely manner. With more than 30 years of experience and over five million anatomical models distributed throughout the world GPI Anatomicals is the worlds largest provider of veterinary educational premiums within the pharmaceutical animal health industry.
We provide custom solutions in the form of veterinary models to companies around the world for use as marketing materials and educational aids. GPI works hand-in-hand with our animal health clients to create custom veterinary models that will both promote the brand and help veterinarians educate pet owners. We’ve found that this can have a profound impact on the relationship between animal health providers and the company’s that we work with.
At GPI, we believe that the true value of a custom veterinary model is in strengthening relationships: both between the veterinarian and their pet-owners and between your sales reps and their veterinarians.
Veterinarians and their staff will greatly appreciate the effectiveness of a custom veterinary model when trying to educate pet-owners on proper treatment and prevention. These tools have been shown to greatly impact the level of pet-owner compliance while building long-lasting relationships between sales and marketing representatives and animal health providers.
Another critical benefit of an veterinary model from GPI is its ability to enable concrete understanding of a pet’s condition and treatment plan. Increased compliance equates to healthier animals first and foremost, but also greater demand and increased profits along with happier veterinarians and hospital administrators.
This affordable, branded educational premium will sit proudly in a waiting room or exam room which provides a unique opportunity for effective and constant marketing in an environment that is relatively clutter free.
Also, it is our policy to re-sell custom models only to those companies or subsidiaries that the models were originally developed for.
What advantages do anatomical models provide?
At GPI, we believe that an effective anatomical model can strengthen relationships: both between the health care provider and their patients and between your sales reps and their health care providers.
Physicians and their staff members will appreciate the speed and effectiveness of an anatomical model when trying to educate their patients, which will greatly impact the relationships that they have with your sales and marketing representatives.
Another critical benefit of an anatomical model is its ability to increase patient compliance levels due to a more concrete understanding a patient’s condition and treatment plan. Increased compliance equates to healthier patients first and foremost, but also greater demand and increased profits along with happier physicians and hospital administrators.
Furthermore, GPI’s affordable branded educational models will sit proudly in an exam room or physicians office which provides your organization with a branding opportunity at the time of the prescription decision.
Also, it is our policy to re-sell custom models only to those companies or subsidiaries that the models were originally developed for, providing you with a competitive advantage in crowded therapeutic areas.
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