Orthofix Ankle Compression Nailing System Chosen as MDEA Finalist - Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Key Supplier

Holt, MI, May 09, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Orthofix’s Ankle Compression Nailing System has been chosen as a finalist in the 15th annual Medical Device Excellence Awards. Orthofix identified Orchid Design as a key supplier in the design of the system and Orchid California as a key supplier in the manufacturing of the system. “Working with Mike Thomas and his team at Orthofix was a rewarding and enjoyable experience,” said Peter Bayer, Business Development Manager at Orchid Design. “Our teams worked very well together and we are very excited to see the Ankle Compression Nailing System be recognized as an MDEA Finalist.” Winners will be announced June 19 at the MDEA Award Ceremony in Philadelphia, PA as part of the annual Medical Device Manufacturers East trade show.

About Orthofix
Orthofix International N.V. is a diversified, global medical device company focused on developing and delivering innovative repair and regenerative solutions to the spine and orthopedic markets. Orthofix's products are widely distributed around the world to surgeons and patients via Orthofix's sales representatives and its subsidiaries, and via collaborations with other leading orthopedic product companies. In addition, Orthofix is collaborating on R&D activities with leading research and clinical organizations such as the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, the Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation, and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. For more information about Orthofix, please visit www.orthofix.com.

About Orchid Orthopedic Solutions
Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a global solution provider in contract design and manufacturing for the orthopedic, dental and cardiovascular markets. Orchid’s mission is to be the leader in contract medical design and manufacturing by compressing time to market, providing new technology, and being the best total supply-chain value. The company offers an array of implants and instruments within these core capabilities: design, forging, casting, machining, plastics, complex instrumentation, sterile packaging and coatings. For more information about Orchid, visit the Company’s website at www.orchid-ortho.com.
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