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Articles Tagged "supplier"

Cadence Expands CNC Electrochemical Grinding Technology

by BONEZONE | Jul 2018

This capability enables robust processing of harder materials, such as spring tempered steel and heat-treated stainless steel.... Read more »

Supply Chain Quality Panel, Part II: OEM and Supplier Perspectives

by BONEZONE | Jul 2018

In this installment, supply chain experts from Autocam Medical, MicroPort Orthopedics, Orchid Orthopedic Solutions and Zimmer Biomet discuss challenges associated with EU MDR, third-party audits and the need for more consistency across industry.... Read more »

Modern Plastics Announces Warehouse Expansion

by BONEZONE | Jul 2018

The company is adding 10,000 square feet of storage space to its current facility.... Read more »

Supply Chain Quality Panel, Part I: OEM and Supplier Perspectives

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018

In this installment, supply chain experts from Autocam Medical, MicroPort Orthopedics, Orchid Orthopedic Solutions and Zimmer Biomet discuss customer differentiation, building partnerships, regulatory challenges and continuous improvement efforts. ... Read more »

Forécreu America Moves Into New Facility

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018

The company’s new, larger home is located in Chicago, near its current facility.... Read more »

Hospital, Surgeons Provide Insight Into Purchasing Priorities

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018

The OMTEC® 2018 opening Keynote Panel offered perspective on hospital actions and priorities while addressing critical industry topics including pressure from public and private payors, bundled payments, value analysis committees and outpatient surgeries. ... Read more »

Röchling Acquires Precision Medical Products

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018

This acquisition is part of Röchling’s strategy to grow its U.S. business.... Read more »

Eurocoating SpA to Acquire Italian Manufacturing Division of CoorsTek Medical

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018

The purchase of Nanosurfaces Industries is expected to boost Eurocoating’s additive capabilities.... Read more »

GF Machining Solutions Names New Distributor in Ohio and Kentucky

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018

The machines provider continues to expand its strategic partnership with tool distributor Ellison Technologies.... Read more »

Laser Marking: Suppliers, OEMs Both Reaping Benefits of Versatile Technology

by BONEZONE | May 2018

"The laser is one of the most versatile tools an engineer has," one supplier says. "Lasers can not only be used for traceability and company identification (logos, names, etc.), but also incorporate anti-counterfeit measures by having permanent markings on products."... Read more »

Integer to Divest Advanced Surgical and Orthopedics to MedPlast

by BONEZONE | May 2018

The sale, which closes in 3Q18 and is for $600MM in cash, adds a range of metals manufacturing capabilities (e.g. machining, stamping, coating and metal forming) for MedPlast, as well as design, development and prototyping services. ... Read more »

Cadence to be Acquired by Investment Firm Kohlberg & Company

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018

Cadence’s leadership and management team will remain in place post-transaction.... Read more »

Acquisitions Position NN, Inc. as Major Orthopaedic Supplier

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018

The recent acquisition of Paragon Medical, coupled with purchases of several other household names during the past three years, means that NN has positioned itself as a top-five contract manufacturing player. ... Read more »

NN, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire Paragon Medical

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018

The acquisition, at a price of $375MM in cash, will close during 2Q18 and positions NN as one of the 10 largest contract manufacturers in orthopaedics.... Read more »

Precision, Accuracy Among Swiss Machining Benefits

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

"Because of the technology," one supplier says, "you’re able to drop off parts to the customer complete and don’t have to go to secondary operations, which costs money and time. Swiss-type screw machines are so complete, in terms of capabilities."... Read more »

Are You Capturing the Right Inspection Information?

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

By recording actual results, instead of pass/fail, you can better investigate failures that may occur in production/post-production. This approach also helps to verify the specification you originally developed is appropriate and effective for your products.... Read more »

Supplier M&A on the Rise

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

Over an eight-year span, the gap between the number of OEM transactions versus those in the supplier space was its narrowest in 2017.... Read more »

MedTech Momentum Launches Video Production Studio

by BONEZONE | Dec 2017

The venture covers a wide range of video formats for medical companies to choose from.... Read more »

Understanding the Critical Differences Between Supplier Audit and Evaluations

by BONEZONE | Dec 2017

Martin Browning from EduQuest provides insight on evaluations and audits: "All of us who conduct audits recognize that most of them are nothing more than snapshots in time. In contrast, an evaluation gathers and analyzes data from all kinds of sources, without physical constraints associat... Read more »

5 Steps to a Collaborative Supplier Agreement

by BONEZONE | Nov 2017

The first step is to candidly discuss three foundational elements for a successful collaborative relationship: trust, transparency and compatibility. This helps both parties to understand to what extent they can build the foundation for their relationship. ... Read more »

Fort Wayne Metals Expanding Northeast Indiana Operations

by BONEZONE | Oct 2017

The company seeks to increase production capacity for its precision wire and wire-based components.... Read more »

Quebec: Orthopaedic Innovation Hub

by BONEZONE | Oct 2017

The Canadian province of Quebec is home to a robust orthopaedic industry characterized by innovation, research, a history of achievement, manufacturing prowess and investment.... Read more »

Flower Orthopedics Expands Ready-For-Surgery Extremity Line

by BONEZONE | Oct 2017

Flower Orthopedics launched three new products: instruments in the Flower Efficiency (E-Kit™) Advanced system.... Read more »

Modern Plastics Displays Products for Elected Officials in Washington D.C.

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017

Members of IAPD joined together at the capital to speak with senators and representatives about the plastics industry and legislative matters that affect the industry.... Read more »

In’Tech Medical Unveils New Brand

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017

The new branding is intended to showcase In'Tech's position as a global manufacturer of surgical instruments and implants.   ... Read more »

NN, Inc. To Relocate Global Headquarters

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017

 Transition of 200 employees to Charlotte, North Carolina will occur in early 2018.... Read more »

NASS: Supplier Company Exhibitors Grow 50% in 5 Years

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017

Nearly 100 suppliers are expected to exhibit at NASS 2017. As you decide whom to meet with on the exhibit floor, we thought you might have the same question we did for these companies: Why?... Read more »

C&A Tool Acquired by Japanese Company MinebeaMitsumi

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

MinebeaMitsumi acquired C&A Tool Engineering to expand its presence in medical, additive manufacturing, precision machining and ball bearings.... Read more »

Cretex Companies Acquires Quality Tech Services, Supplier of Outsourced Packaging

by BONEZONE | Jun 2017

Cretex Companies acquired Quality Tech Services (QTS), supplier of outsourced packaging for the medical device industry. Terms were not disclosed.... Read more »

AAOS Preview: 34 Companies to Meet

by BONEZONE | Feb 2017

As you consider your priorities for the AAOS Annual Meeting, keep in mind that the conference continues to attract exhibiting supplier and service providers. This list allows you to identify companies by their main capability.... Read more »

NASS Preview: Suppliers to Build your Orthopaedic Products

by BONEZONE | Aug 2016

NASS 2016 welcomes more than 70 suppliers to its exhibit floor. Use this list to identify your next new partner.... Read more »

Greatbatch Renamed Integer Holdings Corporation

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

Following approval by shareholders, Greatbatch will formally change its name to Integer Holdings Corporation, effective July 1. The company’s common stock will continue to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange, adopting the ticker symbol ITGR. “The distinctive Integer brand represents a subs... Read more »

Supplier Quality Agreements Are Not Just a Handshake Anymore

by BONEZONE | Apr 2016

Regulatory bodies do not see supplier quality agreements as a new requirement. They also expect medical device manufacturers to require suppliers to conduct remediation where required and within documented timelines. It is appropriate to use a risk management approach to prioritize required focal po... Read more »

OEMs Achieve Sustainable Manufacturing Costs Through Supplier Relationships

by BONEZONE | Apr 2016

For cost reductions and supplier relationships to be sustainable, you must address more than just the quoted price. You must attack real supply chain improvement and cost drivers at both the supplier and the OEM with the intent to reduce cost while maintaining or improving margins. This article... Read more »

Outsource Innovation by Tapping into Supplier Expertise

by David Finch | Nov 2015

When it comes to outsourcing, the traditional role of suppliers is based upon their core competencies in manufacturing or specialty services.... Read more »

NASS Preparation: Suppliers to Meet on the Exhibit Floor

by BONEZONE | Sep 2015

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 »

Tecomet CEO Expects Supplier M&A to Continue

by Carolyn LaWell | Jan 2015

Consolidation has picked up at the supplier level as manufacturers seek to meet the needs of OEM customers that are also expanding through consolidation.... Read more »

Suppliers Speak to Economic and Regulatory Challenges in Global Expansion

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 »

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 »

Auditing Process Validation & Developing Protocols

by Robert Packard | Jan 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 »

A Supplier’s View on the Indian Market

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 »

Device Company Questions Answered

by Robert Packard | 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 »

Unique Challenges in Instrument Manufacturing

by BONEZONE | Jul 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 »

Cutting Instruments: Safe and Effective Design

by Peter Bayer | Jul 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 »

Symmetry Medical 4Q12/2012 Revenue

by BONEZONE | Feb 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 »

LISI Medical 2012 Revenue

by BONEZONE | Feb 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 »

The Global Orthopaedic Supplier Market

by Julie A. Vetalice | Dec 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 »

Suppliers and Service Providers Offer Innovative Solutions

by BONEZONE | Nov 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 »

Spotlight on Titanium: An Interview with C. Jeffrey Wise

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 »

ZL Engineering Plastics Opens New Extrusion Facility

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 »

Supply Chain Development in Orthopaedics - OMTEC 2012 Opening Panel Discussion

by BONEZONE | Jul 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 »

Sector Snapshot: The Orthopaedic OEM and Supplier Markets

by BONEZONE | Dec 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 »

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k) Update

by BONEZONE | Dec 2011

The following companies recently received strategic FDA 510(k) clearances for devices in the orthopaedic space. For certain companies, this represents a first clearance of an orthopaedic-related product. These are denoted with an asterisk. Algea TherapiesAffirm Vertebral Compression Fracture System... Read more »

Challenges in the Supply Chain

by BONEZONE | Dec 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 »

Company Financials: Orthopaedics and Spine

by BONEZONE | Dec 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 »

Company Financials: Orthopaedic and Spine

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 »

The View from Washington: What Device Makers Need to Know about FDA’s Latest Strategic Priorities and Initiatives

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 »

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 »

Vested Outsourcing: A New Business Model

by BONEZONE | Aug 2011

My first book, Vested Outsourcing: Five Rules that Will Transform Outsourcing, [1] centered on a better, more collaborative way to outsource by outlining the need for business relationships based on trust, collaboration and working together to achieve mutually beneficial goals. Extensive research b... 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 »

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 »