Viant expands ortho plant in France

Viant introduced in the present day that it accomplished a greater than $8 million growth of its France-based Orthopedic Implant & Coating Center of Excellence.

Foxborough, Mass.-based Viant’s Chaumont, France facility growth features a new constructing with a controlled-environment room and an funding in not too long ago FDA-cleared vacuum plasma spray (VPS) coating know-how, in response to a information launch.

The firm’s VPS coating functionality will enable for the applying of titanium coatings or a dual-layer of titanium and hydroxyapatite (HA) coatings, which might add friction to anchor orthopedic implants together with hips, knees and shoulders. The Chaumont facility possesses current HA coating capabilities which Viant expects shall be complemented by the brand new VPS functionality.

Viant said in the discharge that the upgrades to the ability improve its capabilities as a single-source provider whereas instantly upgrading its capability to associate with extra orthopedic clients. The funding in the ability features a new 8,600-square-foot constructing and an ISO Class 9-equivalent controlled-environment room with the VPS torch and associated gear.

Other options embody metallic and plastic machining & fabrication, sharpening, subassembly, cleansing, laser marking, coating, meeting, sterile packaging and a microbiology laboratory.

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