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Articles Tagged "orthopaedic"

FDA 510(k) Highlights from 2018: Shoulder and Ankle Joint Replacement Products on Tap

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

Several of these clearances reflect additions of stemless/short stem, glenoid components and reverse applications, as well as additively-manufactured and porous/porous-coated designs, allowing companies to offer a wider array of products. ... Read more »

510(k) Recap: New Products from Companies You Know

by BONEZONE | Aug 2018

We provide a recap of how companies including Additive Orthopedics, Arthrex, Corin, DJO, Exactech, Orthofix, Wright Medical, Zimmer Biomet and more are supporting new product launches and maintaining their growth.... Read more »

Medplast Completes Acquisition of Integer’s ASO Product Lines, Rebrands as Viant

by BONEZONE | Jul 2018

The transaction, announced in May, was valued at U.S. $600MM.... Read more »

Elos Medtech expands Onyx Medical in U.S.

by BONEZONE | May 2018

Investments will be made in facility square footage and new equipment.... Read more »

AcceLINX Adding Three Experts to Consultant Roster, Collaborating With AMB Surgical

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

The musculoskeletal health business accelerator adds expertise focused on manufacturing/operations, reimbursement and grant writing.... Read more »

Medical Device Packaging is Shaped by Increased Regulations

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

Global unique device identification (UDI) and ISO updates are among the regulations and standards that companies must monitor in the coming years.... Read more »

Spine, Trauma Companies Continue a Focus on Sterile Packaging

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

Increased infection rates at hospitals, regulatory implications on cleaning and the efforts of hospitals to cut costs have all driven sterilization changes in device packaging.... Read more »

Vital Validation Considerations for Your Company's Next Packaging Project

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

Common problems that OEMs face during packaging validation include determining what validations are actually necessary, understanding all timelines and costs associated with each validation type and re-executing if validation fails. ... Read more »

FMI Instrumed Expanding Additive Operations

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

The company is adding a fifth 3D printer to its manufacturing facility.... Read more »

eifeler Coatings Technology Opens New Orthopaedic Facility

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

The facility will be equipped with Arc Evaporation coating systems technology and the latest in innovative coating formulas.... Read more »

SLM Solutions Names New Chief of Sales Officer

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

Dr. Axel Schulz takes responsibility for the company’s sales, marketing, business development, service and 3D metals departments.... Read more »

Elos Medtech Increasing Global Orthopaedic Resources

by BONEZONE | Nov 2017

The company has named Elos Medtech Onyx Managing Director Jodie Gilmore as its new Orthopaedic Business Director.... Read more »

Elos Medtech’s Advantage Lies in Nimble Approach to Serve Orthopaedic Customers

by BONEZONE | May 2017

As part of its strategy to become a global solutions provider to the medical device industry, Elos Medtech acquired U.S. based Onyx Medical in 2015, effectively establishing a presence in the largest orthopaedic market.... Read more »

Cadence Completes Move into New Wisconsin Facility

by BONEZONE | Jul 2016

Cadence has completed its move into a new 63,000-square-foot facility located in Sturgeon Bay Industrial Park in Wisconsin. A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, July 26. “I would like to thank all of our employees and customers for their support over the past... Read more »

OMTEC 2016: Download Presentations Critical to Your Success

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

OMTEC 2016, with its critical education sessions and bustling exhibit floor, whirred by in a flash. If you weren't able to attend the event, missed a session you wanted to attend, or just needed to see your favorite speaker's presentation one more time, you're in luck. Download slideshow presentatio... Read more »

Trade Secrets Go Federal

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

Passage of the "Defend Trade Secrets Act" (DTSA) federalized the trade secret law. One of the key aspects of DTSA is that companies will now be allowed to file civil lawsuits in Federal court if their trade secrets have been stolen, possibly creating a new level of consistency in how trade secret la... Read more »

Proper Equipment Utilization Reduces Costs and Improves Margins

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

When it comes to reducing cost or improving margins, the first place many companies go is their suppliers. Although there may be opportunity there, often the most cost-saving and margin-improving benefits can be found on their own factory floor. A good tool to measure this is to calculate your Overa... Read more »

Building Evidence for Additive Manufacturing: What Questions Remain?

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

In order for additive manufacturing to move from tinkering technology to widely-used process, it’s imperative to prove its long-term benefits. In May, researchers, surgeons, device companies and additive manufacturing suppliers gathered to develop guidelines to build data and support reimbursement... Read more »

9 Naïve Notions About S&OP

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

In advance of OMTEC 2016, BONEZONE is looking back at some timeless articles and presentations from previous conferences that energized audiences and equipped attendees with actionable solutions. In this article, Tom Wallace pulls back the curtain on 9 Sales & Operation Planning (S&OP) Myths... Read more »

Evaluating Opportunities in a Dynamic Market

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

In advance of OMTEC 2016, BONEZONE is looking back at some timeless articles and past presentations that energized audiences and equipped attendees with actionable solutions. Mark Siders' framework for evaluating opportunities provided insight into some of the primary motivations that would lea... Read more »

Invibio Settles FTC Antitrust Allegations Concerning PEEK Market

by BONEZONE | May 2016

Invibio, the first company to sell implant-grade polyetheretherketone or PEEK, agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it violated antitrust law by using long-term, exclusive contracts to maintain a market monopoly.... Read more »

IK Investment Partners to Acquire Majority Stake in Marle

by BONEZONE | May 2016

IK Investment Partners, a European private equity firm, announced that IK VII Fund has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Marle International, an independent implant contract manufacturing company in Europe, from The Carlyle Group. Carlyle’s Europe Technology fund, majority share... Read more »

Arcam Expands in Germany

by BONEZONE | May 2016

Arcam, supplier of Additive Manufacturing technology, is expanding in Germany with a new sales operation led by Peter Jain, Managing Director of Arcam Cad to Metal GmbH, and based in Stuttgart. With long term relationships with significant clients such as Fruth Innovation, Fraunhofer Institute and ... Read more »

Methods Machine Tools Appoints Jerry Rex COO

by BONEZONE | May 2016

Methods Machine Tools, a supplier of precision machine tools, 3D printing technology, automation and accessories, announced the appointment of Jerry Rex as Chief Operating Officer of all Methods Machine Tools operations, effective immediately. The key appointment of Rex, a manufacturing industry vet... Read more »

Acme Manufacturing Hires Director of Engineering

by BONEZONE | May 2016

Acme Manufacturing, specialist in design and manufacturing of integrated robotic automation for polishing, buffing, deburring and grinding systems, has appointed Dan Sula, MScEng, as Director of Engineering. Sula has over 30 years of experience and success in manufacturing engineering, flexible rob... Read more »

Surgeons Seek Muscle-Sparing Techniques in Arthroscopy/Soft Tissue Repair Market

by BONEZONE | Apr 2016

Growth in the arthroscopy and soft tissue repair market is propelled by surgeon requests for devices that employ muscle- and tissue-sparing techniques to return patients to activity faster and with less pain. This is largely being driven by patients in this segment, particularly athletes and “week... Read more »

Supply Chain Experts Recommend Adoption of GPS, RFID, New Technologies

by BONEZONE | Apr 2016

Supply chain experts from OEMs and 3PLs share thoughts on technologies and trends that will cause the most evolution in orthopaedic logistics for the next decade.... Read more »

Trending Technology: Metal Injection Molding

by Hannah Corcoran | Dec 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 »

21 Notable Products from 2014

by BONEZONE | Dec 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 »

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k) Update

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 »

Zoning In with Trent Northcutt

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 »

What to Consider When Converting Parts from Machined to Molded

by BONEZONE | Jul 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 »

Arcam Receives Order for Two Arcam Q10 Systems

by BONEZONE | Jun 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 »

Orchid Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Site in India

by BONEZONE | Jun 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 »

Sheffield Precision Medical Appoint Neil Garner as New Business Development Director

by BONEZONE | Jun 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 »

MRPC Completes Facility Expansion on the Heels of Top Workplaces Win

by BONEZONE | Jun 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 »

Defining Innovation

by BONEZONE | Dec 2013

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 »

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k) Update

by BONEZONE | Oct 2013

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 »

Industry Outlook Remains Positive Despite Excise Tax

by BONEZONE | Apr 2013

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 »

Purac Acquires Fiberlive Technology from Vivoxid

by BONEZONE | Oct 2012

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 »

Polymer Composite May Eliminate Bone Formation in Soft Tissue

by BONEZONE | Oct 2012

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 »

Precision Edge Opens New Facility; Adds 200 Jobs in Michigan

by BONEZONE | Sep 2012

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 »

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Launches a Redesigned Website

by BONEZONE | Sep 2012

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 »

UHMWPE for Total Joint Arthroplasty: Past, present and future

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 »

Company Financials: Orthopaedics and Spine

by Julie Vetalice | Jun 2012

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 »

Metal-on-Metal Hips in the News

by BONEZONE | Jun 2012

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 »

Spaghetti Highways: Tools of Regenerative Medicine?

by BONEZONE | Jun 2012

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 »

“Bone-like” Nanofibrous Scaffold May Spur Osseointegration in Orthopaedic Applications

by BONEZONE | Jun 2012

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 »

Sharp Rise in Use of Bone Growth Factor for Spinal Fusion Surgery

by BONEZONE | Mar 2012

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 »

SIRAKOSS develops new synthetic bone graft substitute, MaxSi

by BONEZONE | Mar 2012

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 »

Company Financials: Orthopaedics and Spine

by BONEZONE | Mar 2012

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 »

Thoughts on Low-Cost Orthopaedic Device Companies

by BONEZONE | Sep 2011

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 »

1Q11 Company Financials: Orthopaedic and Spine

by BONEZONE | Aug 2011

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 »

2010 Company Financials: Orthopaedic and Spine

by BONEZONE | Jun 2011

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 »

Mauricio Arellano, President, Greatbatch Medical

by BONEZONE | Jun 2011

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 »

2010 Company Financials: Orthopaedic and Spine

by BONEZONE | Mar 2011

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 »

3Q10 Company Financials: Orthopaedic and Spine

by BONEZONE | Dec 2010

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 »

2010 Orthopaedic Year in Review, Positive Signs for 2011

by BONEZONE | Dec 2010

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 »

Injectable Hydrogel-based Medical Devices: “There's always room for Jell-O”

by BONEZONE | Sep 2010

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 »

Enter 2010 and Leave Fear Behind

by BONEZONE | Mar 2010

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 »

Filing a Provisional Patent Application – Applicant Beware

by BONEZONE | Mar 2010

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 »

Vested Outsourcing: Game Changing Rules for Outsourcing

by BONEZONE | Mar 2010

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 »