• Orthopedic Implant Coatings: Current State and a Look into the Future 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... Read More
  • Nordic Capital Acquires Orchid Orthopedic Solutions

    Holt, MI – Nordic Capital Fund IX (“Nordic Capital”) announced today that it has agreed to acquire a majority holding in Orchid Orthopedic Solutions (“Orchid”), from Altor Fund III (“Altor”) who will retain a significant minority holding in the company.

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  • New Board Members Announced Holt, MI - Orchid Orthopedic Solutions (Orchid) announced that it has completed the appointment of members of the Board of Directors. Gary Fischetti, former Company Group Chairman Medical Devices – North America at Johnson and Johnson (J&J), has been named as Orchid’s Chairman. Lonny Carpenter, former Group President... Read More
  • Coating Technologies Review: How Orthopedic Implants Get Coated

    Orchid Orthopedic Solutions focuses on both bone on-growth and bone in-growth coatings with expertise in spherical, asymmetric, hydroxyapatite, plasma spray and titanium on PEEK (polyethertherketone). This  article provides some background on the technologies and discusses the benefits and limitations for each process.

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  • Phil Nardone - Hip Replacement - The Impact of Orthopedic Surgery (with subtitles) Read More
  • How Orchid Orthopedic Solutions wants to improve supply chain management for customers Read More
  • What are Orthopedic Coatings? What should medical device designers know about orthopedic coatings? Orchid offers more than 35 years of experience coating implants for customers and explores the features, benefits and applications of orthopedic coatings Read the article published by Medical Design & Outsourcing:... Read More
  • Design for Inspection: The Key to Lower Cost and Higher Profit Margins Inspection can represent 20-40 percent of the final orthopedic product cost, so if inspection is not considered in the product design stages, cost can easily be buried. Enter Design for Inspection (DFI) and how it can open to door to a true cost-saving partnership that benefits everyone. Read the article published by Medical Design Briefs:... Read More
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