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Volunteers Reached the Beach to Dig up Microplastics
August 10, 2018

Staff members from Acumed reached the beach—Cannon Beach, to be specific—to help rid the sand of microplastics on August 15. Working with the nonprofit organization Sea Turtles Forever and led by Acumed’s Green Team, the 40 Acumed employees, family members, and friends sifted through yards of sand in front of iconic Haystack Rock.









Women Inspiring Women to Be Leaders in Engineering and Orthopaedics
January 20, 2017

It takes a special amount of drive and determination to carve a path to a successful career, especially if you’re a woman and that career is in a traditionally male-dominated field. Inspiring young women to pursue careers in orthopaedic surgery and engineering is what the Perry Initiative is all about, and on Saturday, January 14, the remains of a historic snowstorm couldn’t keep 22 female high school students from coming to Acumed for their Perry Initiative program.



Acumed Reaches Agreement Regarding Patent Infringement of Acutrak Screw
December 21, 2016

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.



Providing Fixation for Half a Million Wrists
July 26, 2016

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.



Acumed Launches New State-of-the-Art System for Ankle Fractures
May 25, 2016

The Acumed Ankle Plating System 3 and Small Fragment Base Set features a variety of fracture-specific plating options designed to address fractures of the distal tibia and fibula. The system marks the company’s continued commitment to provide industry-leading fracture fixation solutions.



Acumed Celebrates Engineers
February 29, 2016

Acumed is extending National Engineers Week (February 21-27) in celebration of our own engineers! Engineers are extremely important to Acumed’s work of creating innovative orthopaedic implants.



Perry Initiative Brings Hands-On Experience to Science-Minded Students
February 15, 2016

It’s 8:30 on a cold and gray Saturday morning. They could be sleeping in or texting their friends about the weekend, but instead, 25 high school girls are seated in rows in spotless new blue scrubs, quietly filling out surveys. It is their first assignment in an action-packed day at Acumed as part of the Perry Initiative, a program that encourages young women to pursue careers in orthopaedic surgery and engineering.