Medical merge: PEP acquires Trigon

Precision Engineered Products (PEP), a manufacturer of medical devices and components, has acquired Trigon International, a company that specializes in design, engineering, manufacturing and assembly services for orthopedic products. End applications range from trauma, knee, hip, extremities and other instruments. The purchase of Trigon, in Aurora, Illinois, further increases PEP’s share in the orthopedic market.

Tegra Medical offers quick wire and hypotubing fix

Device prototyping and tests often need wire and hypotubing in short order. Providing a solution to this need, Tegra Medical presents its online store. Order for standard wire and hypotubing that are in store and inventory lengths can be shipped by 1 p.m. EST for next-day delivery. The materials available include: • Steel Wire • Nitinol

Glebar focuses on Arthroscopic Shaver market

A new arthroscopic shaver application, developed by Glebar Company for its advanced GT-610 CNC centerless grinder, is now delivering the most precise inner and outer tubes for use by orthopedic surgeons.The first two systems equipped with the innovative application have been sold to a major manufacturer of arthroscopic shavers.  The system will be on display

Strength reinforcing technology for next-gen resorbable orthopaedic products

Proxy Biomedical recently announced Proxy Bio-XT, a strength reinforcing technology that offers a solution to developers of next generation resorbable orthopaedic products. The proprietary processing technology optimizes the microstructure of biomaterials to enable greater than 100% strength gain in resorbable implantables using the same resorbable material grades as those used in current products. By achieving

Single-use torque instruments use polycarbonate from Bayer

For many years, torque-applying instruments have been among the surgical instruments typically used during orthopedic surgeries. These instruments are manufactured as reusable instruments, and are cleaned, reprocessed and recalibrated after each surgical procedure. But now there’s a new twist on this oft-used instrument. Caltorque Medical Products (CMP), a division of California Torque Products Inc., says its TorqueSafe torque instruments give surgical