Orchid Design Hires New Director of Engineering

Shelton, CT, July 28, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Orchid Design (Orchid), a leader in innovative surgical device design, development and regulatory services for the orthopedic and spine industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Director of Engineering for its Shelton, Connecticut design center. Poised for continued growth, Orchid has added Brandon Beckendorf to oversee the development of orthopedic and spine products for Orchid’s customers.

Brandon comes to Orchid with strong product development experience in extremities, craniomaxillofacial, and sports medicine. Most recently, as the Director of Engineering at OsteoMed, he introduced lean product development, DFx, concurrent engineering, and a disciplined approach to project management to increase overall project performance. In his roles at both OsteoMed and Arthrex, Brandon developed a strong understanding of FDA regulations and product development know-how required for the global development of orthopedic implants and instruments. Brandon earned a ME and BS in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

“We are pleased to have Brandon join our team to continue to build on our 14 years of helping our customers launch innovative new products to help surgeon and their patients. His demonstrated leadership and product development expertise will expand our capabilities to drive new products to market for our customers,” Steve Maguire, General Manager, Orchid Design.

About Orchid Design
Orchid Design, a division of Orchid Orthopedic Solutions, is the orthopedics industry leader in innovative surgical device design, development and regulatory submission services. Utilizing their ISO 13485 certified product development process, Orchid Design partners with device companies to help bring their ideas to life and streamline the pathway to commercial launch. The company has two design centers located in Shelton, CT and Memphis, TN, focused on the orthopedic medical device market. For more information about Orchid, visit the company’s website at www.orchid-ortho.com/about-orchid-design.

About Orchid
Orchid is a worldwide leader in design and manufacturing for the orthopedic and medical device markets. Orchid is able to do this by compressing time to market, providing new technologies and being the best total supply-chain value. Orchid provides expertise in design and development, quality and regulatory support, implant manufacture, advanced machining, plastics technology, instrument manufacturing, implant coatings, surface treatments, and packaging services. With 14 world-class facilities located around the globe, Orchid continues to provide others an opportunity to live a better life through the products, services and the way the company conducts business. For more information about Orchid, visit the company’s website at www.orchid-ortho.com.
Abbie Woolston