Molalla, Oregon operation cited for outstanding delivery performance of medical device castings


FORT WORTH, TEXAS November 12, 2014 CoorsTek Medical, the CoorsTek-affiliated company dedicated to making lives measurably better today announced that its Molalla, Oregon location was recognized as Best Delivery Supplier of the Year 2013 by Exactech, a medical device developer, manufacturer, and distributor. CoorsTek Medical received the award for having the highest delivery performance of all Exactech suppliers for their on-time delivery of 775 distinct lots of product.


CoorsTek Medical’s Molalla facility primarily supplies Exactech with castings for knee replacements, which are then machined and finished by Exactech into implantable devices. While CoorsTek Medical achieved recognition as Exactech’s Best Delivery Supplier for the first time this year, CoorsTek Medical is one of the industry’s largest providers, producing over 1,000,000 medical components in a typical year. CoorsTek Medical additionally develops and manufactures products spanning a wide-range of medical fields, including: joint reconstruction, extremities, trauma, spine, sports medicine, minimally invasive surgery, general surgery, cardiovascular, pulmonary, dental, dermatology, and other highly specialized surgical fields.


CoorsTek Medical and Exactech both strive to improve quality of lives through innovative, high-quality products and commitment to service. “CoorsTek Medical’s outstanding delivery performance during 2013 made them truly deserving of this award but more broadly, we count them as one of our most strategic suppliers,” said Dan Hardin, Senior Buyer at Exactech. “After over 15 years of working with them, we continue to be impressed by CoorsTek Medical’s productivity, innovation, and quality. It is a significant accomplishment to fulfill 775 distinct deliveries, and it is immensely valuable to our planning and execution at Exactech, in order to keep our production process running smoothly.”


Jonathan Coors, CEO of CoorsTek Medical said, “CoorsTek Medical prides itself on our ability to make and meet commitments to our customers, relating to on-time delivery, quality, and innovation. Our mission is to make lives measurably better, and this recognition by Exactech confirms that we are fulfilling it.”


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.


About Exactech

Based in Gainesville, Fla., Exactech develops and markets orthopaedic implant devices, related surgical instruments and biologic materials and services to hospitals and physicians. The company manufactures many of its orthopaedic devices at its Gainesville facility. Exactech’s orthopaedic products are used in the restoration of bones and joints that have deteriorated as a result of injury or diseases such as arthritis. Exactech markets its products in the United States, in addition to more than 30 markets in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Additional information about Exactech, Inc. can be found at http://www.exac.com.


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