Autocam Medical is targeting the fast-growing Brazilian economy and its burgeoning need for high-tech medical devices.
Autocam Medical is a single-source contract manufacturer of high-precision implants, surgical instruments, and precision components for medical device applications. As a contract manufacturer, Autocam Medical strives to meet and exceed customer expectations for quality, engineering and manufacturing expertise.
The global Autocam network includes 12 state-of-the-art facilities on four continents linked to a single quality and management system, providing customers with the safety factor of redundant sourcing. A single point of contact keeps every project on track from start to finish.
Highly-engineered precision surgical implants, instruments and components
Autocam Medical manufactures devices and components for a wide variety of orthopedic, spine and general surgical applications – everything from reconstruction and trauma / fracture repair to cardiovascular implants and ophthalmic surgical handpieces.
From custom implants and instruments designed for surgeons to completed surgical kits for OEMs, Autocam Medical’s manufacturing and engineering expertise is a given. We have decades of experience in every aspect of high-precision manufacturing, especially CNC precision milling and turning, and we have a deep understanding of the way medical implants and instruments interact with each other. This knowledge makes us a valuable resource in engineering design for manufacturing and ensures the ultimate performance of surgical implants and instruments in the operating room.
High-precision lean medical manufacturing
Autocam Medial draws on decades of high-precision experience to satisfy the most demanding medical device customers. Using lean manufacturing, value engineering, and continuous improvement principles, Autocam Medical leverages the entire production system to help customers bring a better product to market faster. While other contract manufacturers merely ‘make to print’, our team of experts partners with you to add value to every step, from concept and design through clinical trials, testing and validation of prototypes, and ultimately, successful market launches.
Quality precision medical implants and surgical instruments
With Autocam Medical, you’ll never need to ‘inspect-in’ quality; Autocam Medical has implemented a world-class quality management process, which is based on lean manufacturing principles. The Autocam culture is reflected in the company’s management style and practice, engaging employees at all levels to achieve the highest possible results.
Autocam Medical ensures the quality of each product from dock-to-stock. From controlling raw materials to rigorous measurement, testing and validation procedures, our built-in checkpoints provide multiple reasons to outsource your precision-machined medical implant or instrument project with confidence. All Autocam Medical facilities are ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 compliant.
Precision orthopedic, spine and cardiovascular implants and instruments
Autocam Medical is focused on meeting the unique needs of customers for precision medical device components featuring rapid prototyping, high-precision machining, cleanliness, close tolerances and a superior finish. Starting from the very first piece, Autocam Medical builds patient-critical quality combined with value-added principals into every aspect of our manufacturing process. We manufacture precision implants and instruments for the following fields:
- Orthopedic (reconstructive, sports medicine, trauma, arthroscopic)
- Cardiovascular / vascular / endovascular
High-precision surgical implants
We manufacture a wide range of precision surgical implants, including:
- Bone plates
- Bone screws
- Fixation devices
- Cardiovascular and vascular stents
High-precision surgical instruments and handpieces
Our high-precision surgical instruments and handpieces include:
- Screw drivers
- Drill guides
- Rotary-cutting tools
High-precision and micro-precision components and subassemblies
The high-precision and micro-precision components and subassemblies that we manufacture can be engineered to tolerances of <2mm in length and <1mm in diameter.
High-precision processes for medical and surgical devices
Autocam Medical offers a thorough understanding of part design, high-precision manufacturing, applied metrology (gauging) and complete secondary finishing processes, along with the ability to engineer solutions through efficient, repeatable manufacturability. Our commitment to continuous improvement provides customers with a framework for long-term reliability, improving both cost and quality over the entire life of the product.
Our manufacturing capabilities include:
- Precision turning: CNC fixed, CNC Swiss
- Ultra-precision turning
- Precision mill / turn
- Precision milling: multi-axis, horizontal, vertical
- Precision grinding: surface, cylindrical, centerless, tool and cutter
- Laser machining
- Deep hole (gun) drilling
- Spherical polish and lap
- Wire EDM
- Precision cleaning
- Heat treatment
Autocam Medical provides complete sourcing for full-service product delivery for all finishing needs, including laser marking and etching, passivation, or anodizing of any surgical-grade instrument or implant.
High-precision machining for all medical-grade materials
Autocam Medical can perform high-precision machining of all medical grades of stainless steel, titanium, cobalt chrome moly (CCM / CCM+), nitinol (NiTi), exotic alloys, aluminum, brass, and polymers including PEEK and polyethylene (UHMWPE).
Autocam Medical (Kentwood, MI) is pleased to announce that it has earned certification for contract manufacturing in Brazil through the government regulatory agency, VISA. Preparation for this certification has taken Autocam Medical-Brazil nearly one year to complete, and according to
Autocam Medical has been granted exclusive license to manufacture, sell and distribute surgical cases and trays to medical device OEMs in South America. The company will partner with Jewel Precision, an industry leader in manufacturing sterilization cases for the medical device industry. Jewel is
The Autocam group of companies has announced a plan to invest over $32m and create 200 new jobs in the next five years. Part of that expansion includes a six-year tax abatement from the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA). "This is the type of collaboration and support growing
Autocam Medical, a single-source provider of complex, highly engineered components for medical device applications, will attend the Orthopaedic Manufacturing and Technology Exposition and Conference (OMTEC) on 24-25 June 2009. The event will be held in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Centre in