May 2018 | Volume 2


This transaction directly aligns with In'Tech's recent strategic focus on global expansion. Among Bradshaw's capabilities as an instrument manufacturer are highly-customizable silicone overmolded solutions. 

The acquisition reminded us of our 2011 interview with Bradshaw's founder, who shared his success tips and lessons for both work and life.

Learn basic approaches for operations science to enhance your world, with all its variability in product mix, demand, people and processes. 

We recently conducted a survey with ~200 orthopaedic professionals. One question asked, "For 2018 and beyond, what one piece of advice can you offer your peers?" We share some of the insight we received.
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Much was achieved in total knee replacement during the last 45 years in materials, design and technology. We look back at the history and also predict advancements.

Researchers have developed a method that could extend hip implant life by adding an array of microscopic indentations that increase the thickness of synovial fluid film on its surface.
Heat sealing, temperature stability, peel strength...learn how the nylon pouch heat sealing process can be made stable and highly capable in this 14-page study.
Michael D. McKee, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, outlined four areas of opportunity: periprosthetic fractures, infection prevention, early weight-bearing recommendations and percutaneous pelvic fractures.

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New for 2018:
--Contract Manufacturing Market and Players
--Deeper Revenue Numbers and Market Share for Device Companies
--Surgeon Perspectives

Device companies have responded to surgeon voices by launching cages made of titanium-coated PEEK, complete titanium, additively-manufactured titanium and even porous PEEK...spurred by the desire for a material with greater strength and bone-ingrowth capabilities.