Industry News


  • Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Acquires Swiss Maker of Coated Devices

    Holt, Mich.-based orthopedic device design and manufacturing company Orchid Orthopedic Solutions has acquired Alhenia AG, which makes coated orthopedic implants. Alhenia is headquartered in Switzerland. In addition to coating technologies, geographi…
    09.15.15

  • Sterigenics Expands Reach South of the Border with Buy in Brazil

    Sterigenics International LLC, a provider of contract sterilization, gamma technologies and medical isotopes, acquired Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Companhia Brasileira de Esterilização (CBE), the largest specialist in sterilization and micr…
    09.15.15

  • CoorsTek Embarks on Five-Year Strategy to Increase Medical-Grade Ceramic Production Capacity

    Fort Worth, Texas-based CoorsTek Medical Inc. has initiated a five-year, multi-million dollar capital investment program to support the growing worldwide demand for its ceramic hip replacement components and turn-key hip arthroplasty solutions. The i…
    09.15.15

  • Oberg Begins Construction on Expanded Manufacturing Site

    With a symbolic shovel of earth, Oberg Industries’ board members and executive management team marked the start of  construction for a new multi-function manufacturing facility on the company’s Sarver, Pa., campus. Oberg Industries i…
    09.15.15

  • Banner Medical to Establish Facility in Indiana

    Banner Medical, a Carol Stream, Ill.-based supplier and processor of medical grade raw materials, announced plans to build a new facility in Warsaw, Ind. The company will invest $6.3 million to construct a 43,000-square-foot material processing ce…
    09.15.15

  • OrthoWorx Initiates Study to Guide Workforce Development Efforts

    OrthoWorx has rolled out the OrthoWorx Future Orthopedic Resources Gap Evaluation (FORGE) study, which, according to the group’s leadership, will serve as a cornerstone for OrthoWorx talent and workforce development plans, working with its Univ…
    09.15.15

  • Nitinol Devices & Components and Interface Catheter Solutions Merge

    Fremont, Calif.-based Nitinol Devices & Components Inc. (NDC) has completed the acquisition of Interface Catheter Solutions. Together, the companies will be renamed Confluent Medical Technologies, a company that makes specialized medical devices…
    09.15.15

  • Millstone Medical Plans Growth Down in Dixie

    Fall River, Mass.-based Millstone Medical Outsourcing has secured an additional 120,000 square feet at its facility in Olive Branch, Miss. Now totaling more than 270,000 square feet, Millstone’s Olive Branch facility has added the capacity requ…
    09.15.15

  • Single-Procedure Ratchet Developed by ECA Medical

    ECA Medical Instruments, a designer and manufacturer of single-procedure torque-limiting and fixed-driver surgical instruments and sterile-packed procedural kits, has developed what the company calls the “industry’s first single-procedure…
    08.05.15

  • Anniversary Wishes in Order for Cadence Inc.

    Staunton, Va.-based Cadence Inc., a contract manufacturer of advanced products, technologies and services to the medical, life-science, and industrial markets, is celebrating a milestone anniversary—30 years in business. The company, originall…
    08.05.15

  • Arlington Partners Buys Avalign Technologies

    Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners is buying Lake Forest, Ill.-based Avalign Technologies Holdings Inc. from Roundtable Healthcare Partners. Avalign is a full-service precision manufacturer of implants and instrumen…
    08.05.15

  • In’Tech Medical Expands U.S. Biz With Turner Medical Purchase

    In’Tech Medical SAS, a developer and contract manufacturer of orthopedic surgical instruments, has acquired Turner Medical Inc. According to officials with In’Tech, the acquisition of Turner Medical improves In’Tech’s manufact…
    08.05.15

  • TransPerfect Establishes New Device Division

    TransPerfect, one of the world’s largest providers of language services and content management technology to the medical device industry, has created a new business division called TransPerfect Medical Device Solutions. The division combines th…
    08.05.15

  • Lucideon’s Orthopedic Implant Services Now Offers Impingement Testing

    United Kingdom-based Lucideon, an international materials technology company, has added impingement testing to its range of services for orthopedic implant manufacturers. Impingement testing assesses wear caused by motion beyond the joint’s na…
    08.05.15

  • Materialise and Consensus Orthopedics Expand Partnership

    Materialise N.V., a Belgium-based provider of 3-D software and printing solutions, and Consensus Orthopedics Inc. are expanding their association. El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based Consensus plans to use the Acetabular Cup Orientation (ACO) Hip Guide Sy…
    08.05.15

  • McGinley Orthopaedic Innovations Acquires DS Manufacturing

    Casper, Wyo.-based design and manufacturing company McGinley Orthopaedic Innovations LLC (MOI) has completed the acquisition of Pine Island, Minn.-based DS Manufacturing. MOI and DS Manufacturing signed an agreement making DS a fully owned subsidiary…
    05.27.15

  • Medical Tracking Solutions Partners with Terso Solutions

    Jacksonville, Fla.-based Medical Tracking Solutions Inc. (MTS), developer of iTraycer, has partnered with Terso Solutions Inc., a provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) storage and transport units. The partnership will enable both MTS and…
    05.27.15

  • Precision Medical Technologies Launches New Website

    Precision Medical Technologies, a contract manufacturer of orthopedic instruments and implants, officially has launched a new website. According to the firm’s leadership, the new website gives customers a direct link to engineers and busines…
    05.27.15

  • Lucideon Doubles U.S.-Based Wear-Testing Capabilities

    United Kingdom-based Lucideon Ltd. has invested in a new six-station knee wear-testing simulator, doubling its capacity to perform knee wear testing for orthopedic implant manufacturers and taking the total investment in this service to more than $1.…
    05.27.15

  • Cadence Unveils New LaserSwiss Capability

    Cadence Inc. has added new LaserSwiss machining capability to its offerings.  The technology, according to officials from the Staunton, Va.-based contract manufacturing firm, combines six-axis Swiss machining and laser cutting into one process.…
    05.27.15