FORT WORTH, TEXAS October 2, 2014 CoorsTek Medical, the CoorsTek-affiliated company dedicated to making lives measurably better launched today, concluding the successful integration of IMDS and C5 Medical Werks which began in late 2013. CoorsTek has long been a premier provider of high-performance engineered ceramic components and products to the medical technology industry and many others. CoorsTek Medical builds upon this strong legacy by bringing over 50 years of experience in product development and manufacturing of implantable medical devices, creating a company with unparalleled capabilities to turn great ideas into life-enhancing realities. The company is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas and has R&D or manufacturing facilities in Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Utah, Arizona and Oregon.
CoorsTek Medical is the partner of choice for medical innovators and medical-device providers worldwide whose success requires access to leading-edge medical device development experts and the related set of specialized product development and manufacturing capabilities. Its proven, five-stage CO-INNOVATION™ process has resulted in the successful launch of over 150 medical devices, by incorporating services that go well beyond traditional product development including: expert engineering and marketplace counsel, intellectual property and regulatory assessments, and rapid prototyping capabilities. CoorsTek Medical also provides world-class pre-clinical testing that reduces the lead time to clinical trials and simplifies the regulatory approval process. The company’s decades of experience spans a range of medical categories including: joint reconstruction, extremities, trauma, spine, sports medicine, minimally invasive surgery, general surgery, cardiovascular, pulmonary, dental, dermatology, and other highly specialized surgical fields.
“The implantable medical device sector is a natural extension of CoorsTek’s business, as it depends on engineered ceramics and other advanced materials, and can leverage our company’s great strengths in materials engineering and very highquality manufacturing,” said John Coors, Chairman, President, and CEO of CoorsTek. “CoorsTek’s corporate vision is a measurably better world. Playing a larger role in making lives measurably better is a critical aspect of making that vision a reality, and our affiliate, CoorsTek Medical, has a lead role in making that happen.”
Materials engineering is a core competency of both CoorsTek and CoorsTek Medical, developing high-quality components and products using ceramics, metals, plastics, and specialty composites, with the ability to incorporate multiple materials into a single product. Scale, precision manufacturing is also a shared core competency. CoorsTek Medical’s manufacturing facilities are based in the United States and are tightly integrated into its overall development process. They incorporate state-of-the-art medical device manufacturing technologies, are ISO 13485-certified, and meet the stringent quality standards of several of the world’s best-known medical device providers. CoorsTek Medical is among the largest-scale manufacturers in the industry, producing over 1,000,000 medical components spanning over 15 product sectors in a typical year.
“CoorsTek Medical is the only medical device company that provides medical innovators access to the full set of capabilities that span the product realization cycle,” said Jonathan Coors, CEO of CoorsTek Medical. “Our product development and manufacturing capabilities, coupled with our deep medical knowledge, unmatched materials engineering expertise and core competency in partnering with our customers further differentiate CoorsTek Medical from all others, and provides the environment for tomorrow’s medical breakthroughs to happen.”
About CoorsTek Medical
CoorsTek Medical offers the specialized knowledge, experience, world-class infrastructure and proven processes required to get medical device innovations to market quickly and successfully. By working together with our partners in the medical device community, we are making lives measurably better each and every day. For more information, please visit www.coorstekmedical.com.