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Acumed Staff Display Innovation at Design Challenge 2017

Acumed staff members put their innovation skills to the test at the 2017 Design Challenge. The teams were tasked with building the ultimate paper airplane launcher with the materials of their choice. The contest drew more than 50 participants including process engineers, product development engineers, sustaining engineers, and R&D engineers, plus representatives from Regulatory, Marcom and other departments.

Acumed LLC Announces Appointment of Sharon Wolfington as President and Chief Executive Officer

Hillsboro, Ore — Acumed LLC, a member of the Colson Associates, Inc. group of companies and a global leader of innovative orthopaedic medical solutions, today announced the appointment of Sharon Wolfington as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Ms. Wolfington succeeds Robert Johnson, who had served as Acumed’s president since 2013.

Acumed Reaches Agreement Regarding Patent Infringement of Acutrak Screw

Acumed is pleased to announce that it has reached a resolution of a patent infringement dispute involving Acumed’s US Patent No. 6,030,162 and the Skeletal Dynamics REDUCT Headless Compression Screws (Acumed LLC v. Skeletal Dynamics LLC Case No. 3:15-CV-01581, filed in US District Court for the District of Oregon). As part of the settlement, Skeletal Dynamics has agreed to license Acumed’s patent for the remainder of its term.

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Providing Fixation for Half a Million Wrists

Acu-Loc® and Acu-Loc® 2 Wrist Fixation Implants Reach 500,000 Worldwide The Acumed Acu-Loc Volar Distal Radius (VDR) Plate has been a fracture fixation market leader since its introduction in 2004. The Acumed Acu-Loc 2 VDR Plate was launched in 2010, and recently the number of Acu-Loc and Acu-Loc 2 VDR plate sales reached half a million worldwide. The Acumed Acu-Loc 2 Wrist Plating System is a comprehensive system designed to treat multiple fracture patterns of the distal radius and distal ulna. Randy Bindra, MD, FRCS, said, “The reason I like the Acu-Loc 2 system is it is a comprehensive system that allows me to manage the simplest to the most challenging distal radius fractures.”