MedTech Association Welcomes Ten New Members
Friday, January 3, 2014
MedTech Association, a bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) trade association, is proud to announce that ten new companies have joined as MedTech members, a 12% growth in the first two quarters of this fiscal year. The companies include (in alpha order) DePuy Synthes, Fisher Scientific, FTT Manufacturing, Guideline Medical, HS Design, MPR Associates, Raland Technologies, Saratoga Economic Development Corporation, UK Trade & Investment and Varian Medical. This brings the total number of MedTech members to 95.
“We are excited to welcome such a wide range of Bio/Med companies and service providers to our membership,” said MedTech Association President, Jessica Crawford. “Their commitment speaks not only to the strength of the industry in New York State, but to the ability for MedTech to provide resources from which to grow.”
MedTech’s mission of supporting the Bio/Med industry in New York State is done through a variety of ways including educational opportunities, connections with other members, advocacy and public outreach.
New MedTech members include:
A division of Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Synthes provides instruments and implants to many U.S. hospitals, including almost all medical school residency training facilities. Additionally, the company provides the most comprehensive post-graduate training programs available for the orthopedic surgeon in the US. DePuy Synthes is located in Horseheads, NY.
Fisher Scientific, a division of Thermo Fisher Scientific, specializes in scientific research, laboratory testing and life science research, providing the latest equipment and instrumentation, chemicals and quality supplies to hospitals, reference labs, educational institutions and physician's offices. Fisher Scientific is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. Their parent company, Thermo Fisher has offices in Rochester, NY.
FTT was founded in 1989 and has witnessed continuous growth within the machining industry. The company offers precision machining, automation systems, component assembly and testing services to those in the fluid power, hydraulics, pneumatics, valve, pump, medical products, health imaging, firearms, tranisit, optics, aerospace, automotive, railway and semiconductor verticals. FTT Manufacturing is located in Geneseo, NY.
Guideline Medical provides consulting services for medical manufacturing, import/export regulations and global regulatory processes, including the FDA. Specialties include: FDA regulatory consulting, medical device quality system-compliance management, medical device factory audits, regulatory & compliance training, off-shore medical device sourcing and sterilization management. Guideline Medical is located in Amherst, NY.
HS Design (HSD) is an ISO 13485 and 9001 Certified product design and development firm specializing in medical, scientific, consumer, commercial, healthcare products and packaging delivery systems. Their capabilities include design research compiling with ISO 62366, industrial design, mechanical engineering, FEA/CFD analysis, electrical engineering, software engineering, rapid and pilot prototyping and technology and manufacturing transfer. HSD is located in Gladstone, NJ.
MPR’s Product Development Group specializes in the development of new life sciences technologies spanning the medical landscape including integrated medical devices, diagnostic systems, combination devices, implants, and disposables, in addition to the design of commercial and consumer products. MPR Associates is located in Alexandria, VA.
Raland Technologies is a leader and innovator in the biotech industry, with a focus on compliance, life science solutions, learning solutions and translation solutions. Raland Technologies is located in Fairport, NY.
Saratoga Economic Development Corporation
Established in 1978, Saratoga Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) provides economic development project management from start to finish. SEDC staff has years of experience navigating the local and state business environment and has the knowledge and expertise to provide a seamless delivery service of site selection, local approvals, incentive packaging and negotiation with local and state agencies to assist in business growth in Saratoga County. SEDC is located in Saratoga Springs, NY.
UK Trade & Investment
UK Trade & Investment promotes British interests overseas, supporting citizens and businesses around the globe to grow their business in the UK. Specialties include foreign affairs, international aid and development, developing British interests in the EU, climate change and national security. UK Trade & Investment is located in New York, NY.
Since 1983, Varian Medical’s local subsidy, InfiMed, has worked to develop innovative solutions that continually reinvent the field of medical imaging. InfiMed, creates software and specialized hardware for medical imaging – radiography and fluoroscopy, digital radiography, cardiology and angiography. The company is located in Liverpool, NY.