What We Do

At Micropulse, the goal is to continually enhance the “customer experience” throughout the development and deployment of orthopedic projects. Engagement with Micropulse includes an array of capabilities that are combined to create a customer focused outcome that offers value within the customer’s supply chain. The team at Micropulse can tackle the demands of a product launch, as well as, manage the critical requirements necessary for reoccurring product replenishment.

Core Competencies

  • 100% focus on Orthopedics
  • Serving the spine, trauma, upper and lower extremity, large joint, and sports medicine markets
  • Instrument manufacturing that ranges from simple one-piece slap hammers and broaches to complex, multi-component instrumentation
  • Implant manufacturing that spans from standard trauma plates to complex shoulder implants
  • Case and Tray offers custom design solutions for your caddy, tray, and case needs from the prototype phase to full launch production
  • Sterile Packaging provides validated off the shelf packaging options, as well as, implant specific custom packaging

Orthopedic Instruments

The Micropulse instrument team provides support for needs that vary from single piece components, complex, multi-component instruments, and large- scale broach family launches across all orthopedic market segments. A diverse machining foundation, skilled staff, and a mature QMS platform allows Micropulse to strategically grow with an established customer base in an industry known for its regulatory demands.

Solutions Include:
  • DFM Feedback
  • Advanced QMS
  • Cell Manufacturing for Efficient Throughput
  • Non-Sterile Packaging and Labeling
  • Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Prototype Department
  • Complex Assembly
  • Trials and Guides
Machining Resources Include:
  • 5 Axis CNC Mills
  • 5 Axis CNC Lathes
  • 5 Axis CNC Broach Grinders
  • Wire EDM
  • Ram EDM
  • Swiss Lathe Machining

Orthopedic Implants

The Micropulse implant team serves the spine, trauma, and upper and lower extremity markets. A focus to automate machining processes has allowed for continued growth and expansion of this product line. A diverse machining foundation, skilled staff, and a mature QMS platform allows Micropulse to strategically grow with an established customer base in an industry known for its regulatory demands.

Solutions Include:
  • DFM Feedback
  • Advanced QMS
  • Sterile Packaging
  • Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Multiple Machining Cells for High Capacity PEEK, Plate, and Shoulder Manufacturing for Efficient Throughput
  • Dock to Stock Inventory Management
Machining Resources Include:
  • High Speed Automated Machining
  • Dedicated PEEK Machining Room
  • UHMW-PE Machining
  • 5 Axis CNC Mills
  • 5 Axis CNC Lathes
  • Wire EDM
  • Ram EDM
  • Swiss Lathe Machining
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Dedicated Polymer Machining room

Custom Made Cases & Trays

The Case and Tray team custom designs and manufactures orthopedic sterilization cases. Nearly all capabilities are completed in-house which includes case, caddy, bracket, and handle manufacturing, as well as, screen-printing, nylon coating, finishing, and packaging. All validations and processes are tailored specific to the orthopedic industry which provides our customers with a product that is designed, built, and inspected to withstand the rigorous requirements of the orthopedic industry.

Solutions Include:
  • Design Engineers on Staff
  • Multiple Level Systems
  • Capacity for Major System Launches with the Flexibility to Manage Small Start-Ups
  • Cell Manufacturing for Efficient Throughput
Resources Include:
  • Turret Punch Press
  • Riveting
  • Press Brake
  • CNC Milling
  • Water Jetting
  • Automated Finishing
  • Validated Nylon Coating
  • Validated Screen Printing
  • Validated Laser Etching

Sterile Packaging

The Packaging team provides both sterile and non-sterile packaging for orthopedic implants and instruments. Services available include packaging design, testing, and validations. Micropulse offers pre-validated MICROSEAL® options, as well as, custom packaging solutions exclusively for the orthopedic industry. Our services provide a convenient, competitive, and timely solution when it comes to getting your product to market.

Solutions Include:
  • Microseal® Prevalidated Packaging
  • Package Design Services for:
  •    • Trays
  •    • Pouches
  •    • Tubes
  • Label Development
  • Product Cleaning
  • Product Sterilization (External)
  • 4,000 Square Foot ISO Class 7 Sterile Packaging Room
Services Include:
  • Cleaning Validations
  • Sterilization Validations
  • Package Integrity Testing
  • Sterilization Dose Audits
  • Distribution Validations
  • Accelerating Aging
Options Offered:
  • Manufacturing and Delivery of Sterile Packaged Product
  • Receipt of In-Process Product for Final Packaging and Sterilization
  • Packaging Transfer or Re-Packaging of Existing Product

3rd Party Logistics

The 3rd Party Logistics team provides logistical support, inventory management, and product traceability for surgical cases, implants, and instruments. Micropulse can help reduce handling costs, delays to market, and unnecessary inventory expenses by coordinating delivery and management of an OEMs product inventory. Reacting to the daily demands of product replenishment can be a challenge – choosing the right partner shouldn’t be.

Solutions Include:
  • Environmentally Controlled Warehousing
  • Real-Time Inventory Management and Traceability of Instruments, Implants, and Sterilization Cases
  • Product Tracking
  • Populating and Reprocessing of Sterilization Cases
  • Inspection and Autoclave Cleaning of Incoming and Outbound Sterilization Cases
  • Inventory Data Capturing and Reporting Database Management