8. New YorkPrevious ranking: 7
Medical device industry employment (2019): 14,825
Medical device industry establishments (2019): 728
Major medical device company headquarters (2019): 2
Medical device patents (2019): 278
Medical device VC investments (2019): $41M
Medical device VC deals (2019): 6
Best States for Business ranking (2019): 28
New York state officials have lofty goals to give Massachusetts a run for its money as a life sciences innovation hub. Four years ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $650 million initiative to create a new, world-class life science research cluster in the state.
Notable medical device industry suppliers
Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding (East Farmingdale) focuses on the design, engineering and development of sophisticated surgical tools and instruments.
Autronic Plastics (Central Islip) is a plastic injection molding company that specializes in difficult-to-process engineering resins, metal replacement, and precision plastic components, including medical/dental housings, testing components, sleep apnea products, dental scalers, medication administration devices, pump components, dental imaging equipment, and camera lenses.
Currier Plastics provides design, blow molding, injection molding, design, prototyping and manufacturing for medical devices at its Auburn facility.
Hicksville-based Designatronics’ company Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI) supplies precision components to the medical industry, including parts for robotically assisted surgery.
Huron Tool & Cutter Grinding (East Farmingdale) is an orthopedic and arthroscopic tool contract design and manufacturing company.
Brooklyn-based Lee Spring stocks millions of springs and can custom-make springs for the medtech industry.
Medidata (New York) — acquired in 2019 by Dassault Systèmes — creates and sells software as a service for clinical trials.
MIDI offers product research and development services to medtech companies from its Smithtown headquarters.
Precipart (Farmingdale) provides precision components, custom gears, assemblies and systems integration for a wide breadth of medical applications.
Röchling Medical’s Rochester location offers contract manufacturing, product design and mold making, accelerated tooling, and engineering division.