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Key Notes and Takeaways from OMTEC 2019: An overview of the annual orthopedic conference

Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

I had the pleasure of attending the 15th annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference (OMTEC) held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois from June 11 – 13. This conference center and the surrounding areas cater to all types of professionals that travel from all around the world to attend various events throughout the year. OMTEC is labeled as “The world’s only conference exclusively serving the orthopaedic industry.” OMTEC is also recognized as an international conference that facilitates dialogue and partnerships among suppliers, service providers and orthopaedic professionals. This year, more than 1,000 people from 88 unique device companies were in attendance. There is positive growth year over year for total number of attendees and unique device companies that attend. As the orthopedic industry continues to increase and grow revenue each year, the relevance of this conference continues to rise. ..

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Orthopedic Implant Coatings: Current State and a Look into the Future

Posted: Monday, March 04, 2019

Coatings applied onto surfaces of implants have been a mainstay of the medical device industry for a few decades. Coatings serve a number of functions, ranging from enhanced tissue integration with the host, to improved bearing wear performance, and local delivery of therapeutic agents. Orchid remains at the forefront of delivering clinically proven implant coatings to our OEM customers, who are striving to innovate newer technologies for the unmet and anticipated future needs. ..

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Reflecting on our 2017 Highlights

Posted: Monday, January 08, 2018
Orchid is excited to meet and exceed our goals in 2018, and it’s important to reflect on some of our most memorable moments from 2017. It was another year of following our core values, giving back to our communities and making an impact. Here are some of our favorite moments from the past year. ..

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Reflecting on our 2016 Highlights

Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Orchid has grown and improved over the last year, not only as a company, but as a community. At Orchid, our core values are the driving force behind what we do, and working as a team, we are able to meet and exceed our goals. As we move into 2017, we’d like to reflect on some of Orchid’s memorable activities from 2016. ..

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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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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 Opens New Facility in India

Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

On April 1, Orchid India’s new facility opened in Pune. The new site will continue to focus on precision machined parts and will expand its capabilities over time to serve local, regional and global customers (including other Orchid sites). Plans are in the works to add a clean room to provide sterile packaging services and also finishing and coating services. ..

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