Manufacturing

Getting a Leg Up in Orthopedic Device Development

A physical therapist with an idea for an ankle rehab device discovers a development partner through a chance encounter.


Orchid Expanding Coating Capabilities in China

Company will offer vacuum titanium plasma spray coating services at its Suzhou, China facility in 2016.


Changing Orthopedic Devices Inspire Sterilization and Packaging Creativity

Millstone Medical Outsourcing tweaks approaches due to a rise in disposable orthopedic products.


Getting a Leg Up in Orthopedic Device Development

A physical therapist with an idea for an ankle rehab device discovers a development partner through a chance encounter.


Getting a Leg Up in Orthopedic Device Development

A physical therapist with an idea for an ankle rehab device discovers a development partner through a chance encounter.


Maximizing Margins with DFM

Design for manufacturing speeds development, compliance, and approval while trimming away costs.


Problem Solving Through Improved Automation (includes video)

A contract manufacturer shares lessons from working with an automation firm to boost efficiency, reduce costs and keep jobs.


Zimmer Holdings Opens New Training Institute

NJ site houses first full-time BioSkills training center outside the company's headquarters.


Getting a Leg Up in Orthopedic Device Development

A physical therapist with an idea for an ankle rehab device discovers a development partner through a chance encounter.


Instrumentation: Cheap, Strong, New

Innovation is at the heart of how instrument manufacturers increase value for clients without compromising the inherent sturdiness of orthopedic tools.


FDA Clears OssDsign Patient-Specific 3D-Printed Cranial Implant

The implant is made from a proprietary calcium phosphate composite, which is reinforced by a strong titanium skeleton.


Precision, Speed, and Cost—Oh My!

Orthopedic device prototyping labs work to collude precision with short lead times and monetary concerns.


Laser Processing: Finding Its Orthopedic Focus

Device manufacturers apply laser technology to solve a variety of production challenges.


Casting the Future

Today's casting providers offer improved technology, stronger materials and cost savings.


Applying the Finishing Touch

High-tech surface modifications keep implants fluid and functional, resulting in more durability and better patient outcomes