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After Hip Surgery: An Employee’s Story

Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
I have been with Orchid for six years as our West Coast Sales Engineer, enjoying the successful rise of Orchid as one of the premier contract suppliers in the orthopedic industry. My responsibilities as a sales engineer include traveling to my accounts for face-to-face meetings to promote our capabilities and capture business for the divisions.
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Orchid Employees Raise Money and Awareness for Cancer Organizations

Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016

This summer brought many opportunities for Orchid employees to participate in fundraising walks and programs. ..

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The Positive Impact of Hip Surgery: Video

Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016

We’re lucky to be in an industry that is growing and has a positive impact on people’s lives. It is especially inspiring when we have the opportunity to meet people that have been impacted by our products and services. Being able to invite them to our facilities to see part of the process that changed their lives, and the care and attention given by each of our employees is truly rewarding.   ..

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Flow Simulation Enhances Medical Device Manufacturing

Posted: Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Orchid’s facility in Lansing, MI has been forging exotic materials used in joint implants since 1994. Most of the products we make are for hip and knee systems such as tibial trays, femoral components, acetabular cups and hip stems. Most of these are forged and machined titanium, cobalt chromium and zirconium. ..

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Data Breach Notice to Former 2015 Employees

Posted: Wednesday, June 01, 2016

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Addressing the Challenges of Medical Device Plastics Manufacturing

Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

In the medical device industry, plastic components are used in joint replacements, implant trials, interbody cages and instruments. The machining and molding of medical grade polymers can pose different challenges than the manufacturing of metal, particularly with the quality and cosmetic requirements of products that will be used in the human body. ..

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Building Healthy, Functioning Teams

Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Many of the divisions at Orchid have been working on developing better intrapersonal and interpersonal communication and team health over the last few years.  We work with an outside coach, Mark Freier, from Nexecute – a company built to help organizations grow on both the “Smart” and “Healthy” side of business.  The sites are very much aligned with the belief (as originally published by Patrick Lencioni and The Table Group) that: Smart + Healthy = Success.  Lots of books, training, and time is spent focusing on how we can be more Smart.  Within the last few years we have begun to focus on how we can also be more Healthy. ..

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Ethics Hotline: Orchid Takes a Step to Provide Transparency in Business

Posted: Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Orchid implements ethics hotline service for employees, customers and suppliers. ..

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Opportunities for Personal Growth in a Growing Market

Posted: Wednesday, February 03, 2016

At Orchid, everything we do is driven by our Core Values.  When you think of our core value, “Growth Brings Opportunity,” what does it mean to you? ..

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Orchid Acquires Cam Bioceramics - Expands Coating Capability to Asia

Posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions (Orchid), a worldwide leader in design and manufacturing for the orthopedic and medical device industry, is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement to acquire the Cam Bioceramics coating facility and operations in Suzhou (Cam China), a high quality provider of hydroxylapatite (HA) plasma coatings in China. The transaction is expected to close in December of 2015. ..

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