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Nelson Laboratories, LLC

Company Address

6280 South Redwood Rd.
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
United States

Company Information

Phone: (801) 290-7500
Alt Phone: (800) 826-2088
Fax: (801) 290-7998

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Company Description

Nelson Laboratories is a leading provider of microbiology testing and consulting services for MedTech companies. We know that every test matters and requires solutions that improve patient outcomes and minimize client risk. We call it “The Science of Success®.” It means working with clients to solve complex problems, providing precise test results, and delivering value through superior testing solutions and service to ensure the safety and efficacy of every product. Learn more at

Buyer's Guide

  • Status Quo

    Status Quo

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||November 22, 2016
    The orthopedic industry’s unexceptional year lacked the poignant moments and historic flavor of 2015.

  • New FDA Guidance for 510(k) Submission of Orthopedic Medical Implants

    New FDA Guidance for 510(k) Submission of Orthopedic Medical Implants

    Martell Winters, Senior Scientist and Consulting Manager; Quinton Inglet, Section Leader, Bacterial Endotoxin Testing, Nelson Laboratories||November 22, 2016
    The document could have a significant impact on the testing regimen for implant device manufacturers.

  • Precision, Speed,  and Cost—Oh My!

    Precision, Speed, and Cost—Oh My!

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||November 22, 2016
    Orthopedic device prototyping labs work to collude precision with short lead times and monetary concerns.

  • Maximizing Margins with DFM

    Maximizing Margins with DFM

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||November 22, 2016
    Design for manufacturing speeds development, compliance, and approval while trimming away costs.

  • Spinal Tap

    Spinal Tap

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||September 20, 2016
    Minimally invasive procedures, biologics, and patient-centric business models are driving growth in the global spine market.

  • Pay Attention, This Will Be on the (Device) Test

    Pay Attention, This Will Be on the (Device) Test

    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor||September 20, 2016
    Advanced materials and manufacturing methods for orthopedic technologies challenge testing service providers to stay current.

  • Capital Investments

    Capital Investments

    Sean Fenske, Editor||May 23, 2016
    Prior to making an investment in a new machine, orthopedic device makers need to consider an array of factors.

  • The Gatekeepers

    The Gatekeepers

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||May 23, 2016
    Surface treatments serve as the front lines of human-device interaction.

  • State of (Implant) Affairs

    State of (Implant) Affairs

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||May 23, 2016
    Implant manufacturing has seen few significant changes, but additive manufacturing and advanced materials could change that.

  • Formation


    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||March 23, 2016
    Materials form the platform for orthopedic devices achieving biocompatibility in ways more novel than ever before.

  • R&D Outlook

    R&D Outlook

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||March 23, 2016
    Contract manufacturers play a bigger role as OEMs try to reduce costs.

  • Green with Envy

    Green with Envy

    Michael Barbella , Managing Editor||March 23, 2016
    Ireland’s talent pool, business climate, and research opportunities are fostering significant reinvestment by orthopedic device manufacturers.

  • Sterilizing Risk

    Sterilizing Risk

    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer||February 17, 2016
    Device manufacturers want more sterilization options at lower costs with no clinical concerns.

  • Moving Relationships

    Moving Relationships

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||February 17, 2016
    Going beyond technology to maintain lasting supply chain partnerships.

  • A Transformative Year

    Michael Barbella , Managing Editor||November 17, 2015
    M&A forever changed the medtech landscape in 2015 as companies eyed scale to cope with a new normal of reduced reimbursements, pricing pressure and outcome-based business models.

  • Testing: A Customized Approach

    Testing: A Customized Approach

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||September 15, 2015
    Testing service providers consider each screw, plate and implant as unique as each OEM customer that makes them.

  • Driving a Successful Medical Device Product Development Cycle

    Dawn Lissy, Contributing Writer||August 5, 2015
    When you set out to bring a new medical device to market, avoid spinning your wheels—follow a tried-and-true road map.

  • CMOs Adapt to a Changing R&D Landscape

    Ranica Arrowsmith , Associate Editor||April 1, 2015
    Development-focused R&D becomes the norm in a new technological and economic environment.

  • Polymer Principles

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||April 1, 2015
    Innovations in plastics and bioresorbables continue to push the boundaries of medtech materials.

  • The Odd Ones Out

    The Odd Ones Out

    Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor||September 16, 2014
    Differentiating themselves has helped testing service providers address specific needs in the orthopedic sector, while creating targeted offerings OEM clients never even knew they needed.

  • A Strategic Analysis of Contract Manufacturing in Orthopedics

    A Strategic Analysis of Contract Manufacturing in Orthopedics

    Ali Madani||May 19, 2014
    An international industry consultant charts current market forces and values in outsourced orthopedic manufacturing.

  • The Top 7 Considerations in Reusable Device Design

    The Top 7 Considerations in Reusable Device Design

    Beth Jacques, B.Sc., and Gerald McDonnell, Ph.D., Biotest Laboratories||May 19, 2014
    Manufacturers take a closer look at processing requirements.

  • Match Game

    Match Game

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||May 19, 2014
    As large-joint sales stall, orthopedic device makers increasingly are turning to patient-specific instruments and the extremities market for long-term growth.

  • Old Favorites

    Old Favorites

    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor||April 2, 2014
    Orthopedic firms continue to rely on proven materials to craft new artificial joints.

  • Resolute and Dynamic: Ortho RD

    Resolute and Dynamic: Ortho RD

    Christopher Delporte, Editorial Director, Medical Devices||April 2, 2014
    Research and development pros are the medtech world's problem solvers.