Global provider of ceramic implantable components surpasses projected
DENVER, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- C5 Medical Werks, a manufacturer of high-quality ceramic solutions for the medical device industry, announced today that, in June 2008, the Company shipped its one millionth ceramic implantable component based on unit shipments to the orthopaedic, brachytherapy and electro-implantable market segments.
The Company's state-of-the-art facility, located in Grand Junction, Colo., produces ceramic components and assemblies for hip and knee joints, motion preservation/total disc replacement components used in spine surgery, as well as seeds for brachytherapy. Additional medical grade ceramic implantables include crowns, bridges, abutments and implants for dental applications and electro-implantable devices such as cochlear implants, neuro-stimulators and neuro-sensors.
Combining a medical grade quality system and advanced technical expertise with a customer-centric business philosophy, C5 Medical Werks is recognized as a leading supplier of ceramic components to the medical device industry.
"Reaching this level of productivity in 2008, places us in an excellent position to capitalize on continued growth in the orthopaedic, spinal, dental and custom ceramic component markets we serve worldwide," said Andrew Nield, Director of Sales and Marketing for C5 Medical Werks. "In addition, our extensive knowledge of ceramic materials allows us to quickly respond to the needs of our customers."
About C5 Medical Werks
C5 Medical Werks is a wholly owned subsidiary of CoorsTek, the largest manufacturer of technical ceramics in North America, and is a leading provider of ceramic solutions for the medical device industry. The Company manufactures medical grade components with an emphasis on ceramic materials. Based in the United States, the company operates an FDA registered, state-of-the-art facility with a single, comprehensive quality system certified to ISO 13485:2003, compliant with FDA's Quality System Regulation (21 CFR 820) and meeting all other applicable governmental requirements. Product lines include ceramic implantable components to be used in orthopaedic spine and dental applications, as well as other custom implant components. C5 Medical Werks excels at manufacturing premium implantable components that help people live better lives.
C5 Medical Werks is located at 2451 River Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505. For more information, please visit http://www.c5medicalwerks.com or call (877) 259-3757.
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