Machining

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Precision Guaranteed. 

Whether for small, ultra-precise parts – or the finest surgical instruments, accessories and implants – partnering with Orchid will result in the best manufacturing solutions executed in the shortest possible time for the lowest total cost. More than 250 combined years of superior machining craftsmanship along with the newest technology and latest practices in lean manufacturing help achieve the overall excellence that sets Orchid apart.

Machining Capabilities

  • The latest in machining technology: including Swiss-style and conventional turning, milling, grinding, and EDM machines, as well as automated measuring systems
  • Special processes: laser machining and welding, color coding, diamond coating, gundrilling and micro deburring
  • Medical-grade plastics: including implant-grade UHMWPE, high temperature resistant engineering plastics, thermoplastic resins and biodegradable polymers

Engineering Support: 

  • Including material selection, prototypes, performance enhancement and design for manufacturing
  • Project management: by engineers with years of project management experience
  • Fully validated processes that stand up to any regulatory assessment
  • Measurement System Analysis/Gage R&R and capability study

Typical Projects

  • Spinal screws, plates, cages, hooks and rods 
  • Surgical cutting tools
  • Drill bits 
  • Reamers
  • Burs
  • Saw blades
  • Fracture fixation plates, rods, screws and cages
  • Intramedullary (IM) nails
  • Complex instruments
  • External fixation assemblies
  • Bone screws, plates and anchors
  • Joint replacements of the wrist, elbow, ankle and toe
  • PEEK interbody cages
  • Tibial insert implants
  • Acetabular insert implants
  • Glenoid implants
  • Trial components

Why Orchid?

  • Design for Manufacture (DFM)
  • Cutting edge technology
  • More than 250 years of combined machining experience 
  • Process validation
  • Program management
  • VMI/Kanban
  • Lean manufacturing
  • ISO 13485:2003, ISO 9001:2000 certified

Relevant Facilities
: Orchid Alabama, Orchid Arcadia, Orchid Chelsea, Orchid Connecticut, Orchid Santa Ana, Orchid Sheffield, Orchid Bridgeport

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