VARENNES, QC, Oct. 2, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Maetta Sciences is pleased to
announce that FDA clearance has been obtained for a cobalt chrome
orthopedic implantable device manufactured with its proprietary metal
injection molding ("MIM") technology. This project was developed in
close collaboration with one of the company's large OEM customer. The
company plans to rapidly start the production of this device for market
introduction this fall.
Maetta moved in March 2013 to a brand new 15,000 square feet
manufacturing facility located in Varennes on the south shore of
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where it already manufactures medical
instruments and aerospace components. This investment was required to
continue its expansion in both medical device and aerospace markets by
adding additional space and equipment as well as implementing special
process flow to comply to the specifics of implantable devices.
Mr. Serge Bragdon, Chairman of the Board:
"This announcement confirms the quality of the team and the thoroughness
of the development process the company has put in place. Not only does
our technology generate significant cost savings to our clients, it
also yields superior material properties and process robustness".
Mr. Yvan Beaudoin, President and CEO:
«It is a great achievement by our team as we believe this is the first
time FDA clearance is obtained for an implantable device made by MIM.
It is also very encouraging as Maetta is currently involved in the
development of several implantable devices with various clients."
The company holds ISO 13485; 2003, AS9100: 2009 and ISO 9001: 2008
certification. It is specialized in high end materials such as cobalt
chrome, titanium alloys, and nickel super alloys.
ABOUT MAETTA SCIENCES
Maetta collaborates in the design and manufactures to final shape
complex parts that provide improved functionality and significant cost
reduction to its customers via its proprietary metal injection molding
process. Maetta's unique metal injection molding technology combined
with its sophisticated quality system offers a distinctive proposition
to industries such as medical and aerospace, challenged by small
production volumes of complex shape parts and stringent quality and
SOURCE: Maetta Sciences Inc
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