NN, Inc. Certifies Additive Manufacturing Technology For Medical Devices

NN, a diversified industrial company, has completed the validation and production readiness certification of its Additive Manufacturing (DMLS) process technology for the medical device industry.

NN's customers who specialize in orthopaedic instruments and implants have been among the early implementers of this technology.

Headquartered in Johnson City, Tennessee, NN has 42 manufacturing plants in North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, South America and China.

Source: NN, Inc.

In May, nearly 75 professionals met at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME) Building Evidence for 3D Printing Applications in Medicine to build common standards that industry can adopt in order to prove the technology’s current value and future clinical and economic potential. To read highlights from the meeting and learn more about the process of creating the standards, click here.