COLUMBIA CITY â€” Greatbatch Medical, which has a manufacturing facility in Park 30 industrial park, just east of Columbia City, has announced a strategic alliance and exclusive sales distribution agreement with ECA Medical InstrumentsÂ® for its Single Procedure and Single Use Orthopaedic Surgical Instrumentation in the United States, Canada and Europe.
The newly executed partnership introduces the worldâ€™s first and only disposable torque limiting and ratcheting surgical drivers.
The agreement includes a prestigious line of Single Use, Single Procedure disposable instruments developed exclusively for orthopaedic surgical applications.
â€śWe are excited about this collaboration, the expansion of our product offering and our ability to effectively partner with customers in delivering innovative surgical solutionsâ€ť said Mauricio Arellano, president, Greatbatch Medical. â€śThis investment demonstrates our commitment to creating strong business partnerships to help meet our customersâ€™ needs.â€ť
Both companies boast global market leadership and share a commitment to cost responsible healthcare added John Nino, president, ECA Medical InstrumentsÂ®.
â€śThis strategic alliance enables the effective distribution of state-of-the-art single procedure instrument solutions at the best possible value.We have combined two powerful entities that are focused on changing the orthopedic industry forever,â€ť Nino explained.
Greatbatch Medical will showcase the Single Procedure Instruments at booth # 4405 at the Annual Meeting of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Greatbatch Medical is part of the Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE:GB) family of brands. Greatbatch Medical designs and manufactures critical technologies used in medical devices for the cardiac rhythm management, neuromodulation, vascular access and orthopaedic markets.