ATW Companies Showcases Engineered Metal Solutions at Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East Exposition

WARWICK, RI - ATW Companies Inc., a leading provider of custom manufactured metal components and services, will be showcasing its "ATW Medical" brand and highlighting its leadership in engineered metal solutions for medical devices at the MD&M East Exposition, Booth #2512, May 22-24, 2012 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA. Drop by Booth #2512 for a special wine tasting event on Wednesday, May 23rd from 2 to 4 p.m.

On display at the show will be prototypes of unique new orthopedic curved needle suturing devices, featuring several small and intricate moving parts made via Metal Injection Molding (MIM) at ATW Medical MIM facilities in Rhode Island and California. These intricate devices will be combined with tube cannulas made at ATW Medical's tube fabrication facility in Pennsylvania.

Prototypes of manual surgical instruments used in new surgeon-interactive hip and knee robotic arm technology will also be on display at the booth. The highly advanced technology offers a new level of precision and accuracy in aligning and placing implants, important factors that may improve surgical outcomes.

In today's challenging healthcare cost landscape, ATW Medical offers customers the integration of engineering, design, and manufacturing capabilities to reduce both the costs of qualifying multiple suppliers and the product launch cycle required for multiple technologies.

"We are excited to roll out the ATW Medical brand, which combines Judson Smith's decades of market leadership in endoscopy, A.T. Wall's deep experience in tubing for x-ray imaging, and Parmatech's MIM technology for dramatically lower product costs," said Tracy MacNeal, ATW's director of business development. "Our unique combination of intricate and low-cost design for the rapidly expanding medical market provides customers a consolidated source for specialized engineered metal capabilities."

About ATW Companies

Headquartered in Warwick, RI, ATW Companies is a provider of highly engineered metal solutions to the metal component marketplace, servicing customers worldwide. The company runs state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in California, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island and offers global sales and support. ATW provides a wide range of fabrication technologies to meet the exacting requirements of industries and diverse technologies for the most critical applications. The company's motto is "Be the Best...Do it Right," and they strive to live by this commitment to quality, reliability, innovation, and integrity by continuously adding value to their products and services.

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