Gennaro D’Andrea – Worldwide General Manager of the Medical Division – discusses how the acquisition of CoorsTek Medical strengthens our development engineering and manufacturing expertise
5 August 2019
CoorsTek Medical is now part of the medical division of the UnitedCoatings Group. Combining the development engineering and manufacturing expertise of CoorsTek Medical with our existing coating and additive manufacturing capabilities we have strengthened our ability to provide our original equipment manufacturers (OEM) customers with a unique and comprehensive portfolio of services. We are confident that the complementary nature of CoorsTek Medical’s services with seamlessly combine with our existing business to make us the market leader in the medical device outsourcing market.
By acquiring CoorsTek Medical, we will be pairing up latest manufacturing technologies with unique machining and engineering capabilities, pushing for end to end solutions with lowest possible lead times to our customers in the US and worldwide. Our company now consists of more than 700 employees worldwide serving over 130 OEMs in Europe, the United States, and Asia. Each year we treat more than 1.4 million devices and more than 400,000 implantable have been produced with our additive manufacturing services to date and 100,000 in 2018 alone.
We are committed to provide quality products, on time deliveries, and exceptional customer service to all of our OEM customers and, now with CoorsTek Medical as part of our company, we will cover all the key supply chain steps for the development and production for orthopedic and medical devices. From product development through to technology licensing, prototyping, additive manufacturing, casting, forging, machining, surface treatments and coatings, and sterile packaging, we offer a comprehensive, integrated supply chain solution to the OEM market.
In particular the acquisition of CoorsTek Medical expands our capabilities, adding casting and prototyping into the wide range of services we can offer our customers, as well as a larger capacity to help customers’ design and product development needs. Furthermore, the addition of CoorsTek Medical to the group and their broad knowledge of key medical-grade alloys allows us to produce implantable medical devices and medical instruments of any configuration and ensure the highest quality end product.
As the integration between the two organizations progresses over the next few months, business will go on as usual. Our core business will remain serving OEMs by building a more efficient and reliable supply chain, aiming to be the preferred partner of choice for contract manufacturing.