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Articles Tagged "raw materials"

TITAN Metal Fabricators Closes Acquisition of Edge International

by BONEZONE | Apr 2017

Edge distributes raw materials used in orthopaedic, spine and trauma implants and instruments.   ... Read more »

Update on AP&C's Second Powder Plant

by BONEZONE | Feb 2017

AP&C will be the first dedicated AM material manufacturer to have multiple production sites.... Read more »

AP&C Receives 30-ton Order for MIM Powder

by BONEZONE | Feb 2017

The order for Ti6Al4V MIM powder is to be delivered during 2017.... Read more »

United Performance Metals Opens Facility in Budapest, Hungary

by BONEZONE | Feb 2017

The facility is the company’s 3rd location ex-U.S. and covers specialty metals distribution, sales and processing.... Read more »

Four Companies Integrate Under United Performance Metals

by BONEZONE | Jan 2017

The roll-up includes Vulcanium Metals International and now serves numerous industries, including medical, aerospace, fasteners, etc.... Read more »

Boston Centerless Adds a Material Validation Center

by BONEZONE | Sep 2016

The new center supports the ability to verify the identity and integrity of the precision bar products, mitigating material risk.... Read more »

Supply, Cost and Quality Lead Concerns among Raw Materials Providers

by BONEZONE | Mar 2016

Supply and demand factors, price pressures and enhanced regulatory scrutiny are expected to influence the raw materials portion of the orthopaedic supply chain in 2016. Eight of the 27 raw material suppliers exhibiting at OMTEC weighed in on these themes.... Read more »

Norton Introduces QUANTUM3 Grinding Wheels

by BONEZONE | Mar 2016

Saint-Gobain Abrasives introduced Norton QUANTUM3™ (NQ3) Depressed Center Grinding Wheels. Featuring a proprietary grain along with a tougher bond system containing a combination of fillers and bonding agents that allow for better mix quality in manufacturing, NQ3 provides faster grinding for ... Read more »

LaVezzi Precision Moves to New Facility

by BONEZONE | Mar 2016

LaVezzi Precision, a contract manufacturer of high-precision medical and surgical implants and instrument components, has moved its manufacturing operations to a 90,000 sq. ft. facility in Bloomingdale, Illinois. The new facility will double LaVezzi’s current production space. LaVezzi works w... Read more »

Speed and Production-Equivalency Lead Prototyping Demands

by Hannah Corcoran | Mar 2016

Prototyping is a critical factor in the design stage. Competition in the industry, regulatory guidelines, speed to market, production-equivalency and additive manufacturing are influencing the prototyping conversation.... Read more »

Evonik’s VESTAKEEP PEEK Implant Validated in Titanium Coating Process

by BONEZONE | Feb 2016

Evonik’s VESTAKEEP® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) implant grade polymer has been validated in the titanium coating processes of Surface Dynamics, a provider of orthopaedic implant coatings. Evonik’s PEEK polymer demonstrated the critical mechanical properties required under FDA consens... Read more »

Choosing Materials in a Shifting Global Regulatory Environment

by BONEZONE | Aug 2014

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

High-Demand Education Featured at OMTEC 2014

by BONEZONE | Feb 2014

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Material Cost vs. Price Plays Important Role in Sensitive Market

by Doug Hicks | Jun 2013

Manufacturers often use a 200-year-old, outdated process to arrive at the cost of producing product. Failure to incorporate these 21st century cost components leads to inappropriate and unprofitable pricing and investments.... Read more »