Tecomet Wins Supplier of the Year from Lanx


Tecomet, a contract manufacturer based in Wilmington MA, announced today that it has been recognized as Supplier of the Year by Lanx, Inc. of Broomfield, Colorado. Surgeon-founded in Colorado, Lanx partners with leading orthopedic and neuro spine surgeons around the world to develop unique, cutting-edge spinal solutions designed to provide improved care through less invasive procedures. Lanx offers a comprehensive, continually expanding portfolio of innovative, rapidly deployed solutions backed by state-of-the-art engineering and sound clinical evidence.

In 2010 Tecomet was asked to support the manufacturing of Lanx's line of Aspen(TM) MIS Fusion System products. Tecomet is an expert in the manufacturing of orthopedic implants for major original equipment manufacturing companies in the United States and abroad. Tecomet's capabilities, including forging and machining of complex, high reliability components, lined up perfectly with Lanx's needs.

"It has been a great relationship" said Peter Wong, Tecomet's Vice President of Wilmington Operations, "once we proved our capabilities to Lanx, we were able to take on a higher volume of the Lanx products." Mr. Wong went on to say, "Tecomet has made a significant investment in equipment, people and space to serve the needs of spinal customers. This was a textbook rollout of a customer/supplier relationship with lots of information flowing back and forth that allowed for a rapid deployment of resources to meet all of the Lanx due dates, quality requirements and price points. Tecomet is proud to accept this award and looks forward to a long lasting relationship with Lanx."

About Tecomet:

Tecomet is a leading contract manufacturing, engineering and metal fabrication technology company based in Wilmington, Massachusetts. The Company specializes in net shape forging, precision machining, photochemical etching, surface texturing, vacuum brazing, laser and electron beam welding, and rapid prototyping. Tecomet is ISO13485, ISO9001, and AS9100 certified and has over 45 years of experience supplying precision engineered components and assemblies to the medical, aerospace/defense, and commercial/industrial markets, with special emphasis on orthopedic, trauma, and spinal implants. For more information, please visit www.tecomet.com or call 888-287-0400.

About Lanx, Inc.

Lanx is one of the largest privately held global spine companies. The Company was founded by a team of experienced medical device professionals and engineers in 2003 to improve the quality of spine care and provide surgeons with innovative products. Lanx develops and markets a full line of fusion technologies with a focus on minimally invasive and biologics products. The Company is headquartered in Broomfield, CO. More information on Lanx and its spinal surgery products can be found at www.lanx.com.

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