World leader in advanced hearing loss solutions Cochlear, engaged Formero to develop packaging and demonstration cases for the new Nucleus 5 System using Formero's leading injection moulding technology.
The implant system featured leading edge ergonomic attributes, as well as a more sophisticated, stylish and modular design to suit the differing needs of all age groups. Comprising a new Cochlear implant, sound processor, remote assistant and associated software each of the system components were designed with numerous new and innovative features to optimise the hearing experience for recipients.
Cochlear also commissioned Formero with the development of the packaging and demonstration cases for this project:
- Recipient Kit: a large highly polished ABS box (400X400 cm) with an electroformed logo. The inside encompasses metal stamping reinforcement plates with rubber painted ABS liner, compression moulded silicone straps and many other injection moulded components (screws, insert moulded hinges with a stainless steel pin, latches etc.) all assembled together.
- Everyday Case: ABS Injection moulded case + UV hard coating. The inside encompasses TPU injection moulded liners, injection moulded Chrome plated button all assembled together.
- Tier 1 Package: An assembly of an injection moulded clear lid with a with PC base and an Injection moulded TPU liners with a screen printed art work (up to 7 colours that offer over 20 packaging variations).
- Demonstration Kit: The Nucleus 5 Demonstration Kit is a vital communications tool that enables both physicians and audiologists to review the suite of Cochlear products. The Kit is robust and comes with a presentation stand which enables the unit to be shown as a free standing display for use in clinics, at conferences and sales presentations.