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Articles in category: Supplier News Items

October 13, 2014 | nanoMAG Signs License Agreement to Develop Bioabsorbable High-Strength Magnesium Alloy Implants

nanoMAG executed a license agreement with a strategic partner for commercial development of BioMg 250™ bioabsorbable magnesium alloy. The collaboration is focused on achieving certain milestones, including regulatory approval for this new class of materials for use in orthopaedic applications. (So... Read more »

October 7, 2014 | CoorsTek Medical Integrates IMDS and C5 Medical Werks

CoorsTek Medical concluded its integration of IMDS and C5 Medical Werks, which began in late 2013. CoorsTek Medical offers over 50 years of experience in product development and manufacturing of implantable medical devices, and also provides pre-clinical testing. Company expertise spans a range of m... Read more »

October 4, 2014 | Precision Engineered Products acquires Holmed

Precision Engineered Products completed its acquisition of Advanced Precision Products business divisions, including Holmed. Holmed manufactures orthopaedic surgical instruments for use in the hip, knee, shoulder and spine, as well as spinal implants. (Source: Precision Engineered Products LLC)... Read more »

October 3, 2014 | EU Bio-Bone Project Develops Bioceramics for Bone Repair

As a partner in the EU-funded Bio-Bone project, Bioceramics for Bone Repair, Lucideon is pleased to announce that the pan-European consortium has successfully developed phosphate-glasses (p-glasses) with biomaterial properties for bone repair. Studies showed that p-glasses, which are used for bone ... Read more »

October 1, 2014 | Lucideon to Bolster U.S. Presence

Lucideon plans to open a facility in North Carolina and create 100 jobs in the U.K. and the U.S. Lucideon's Strategic Application Centre (STAC) will be based in the Research Triangle Park and is part of the company's ongoing program of investment, which will increase its workforce by more than 50% o... Read more »

September 24, 2014 | UPS Releases Healthcare Industry Survey Results: Pain in the (Supply) Chain

An environment of increasing risks, complex regulations and continuing cost pressures is impeding healthcare executives from moving quickly to seize untapped industry opportunities, according to the 7th annual UPS "Pain in the (Supply) Chain" survey. Globally, healthcare executives are planning for ... Read more »

September 23, 2014 | JPMC Increased Capabilities in 1H14

In the first half of 2014, JPMC added three new Matsuura MX-520 5-Axis Vertical Machining Centers and took delivery of a Chiron 12 series twin spindle 5-Axis vertical Machining Center and eight new Star Swiss turning Centers. This built upon the company's present five, 5-axis Fanuc Robodrill milling... Read more »

September 23, 2014 | GHX Successfully Submits Product Data to the FDA Production Global UDI Database (GUDID) Ahead of Deadline

One day before FDA's deadline for medical device companies to submit Class III product data to FDA's Production Global UDI Database (GUDID), GHX announced that in August its UDI solution and services practice successfully submitted UDI data attributes in the required Health Level 7 Structured Produc... Read more »

September 22, 2014 | Accellent Unveils its New Brand Identity as Lake Region Medical

Accellent has commenced business under the name Lake Region Medical, following its acquisition of Lake Region Medical. The legal name of the legacy Accellent entity will remain "Accellent Inc." until December 2015, which will give customers sufficient time to coordinate and execute any required chan... Read more »

September 17, 2014 | Talyrond 585 Metrology Tool Plays Key Role in Retrieved Hip Implant Analysis

To understand how hip implants perform in vivo, Exponent and the Implant Research Center at Drexel University in Philadelphia are employing the Talyrond 585 metrology instrument from AMETEK Taylor Hobson to conduct advanced surface and material loss analysis from taper junctions in explanted hip joi... Read more »