Your connection to the Orthopedic Capital of the World

Knee and hip replacement joints. Spinal implants. Bioconductors and medical-grade wires. Medical device companies in our region — including DePuy Synthes, Zimmer Biomet, and Medtronic — generate $17 billion in revenue, accounting for one-third of the worldwide orthopedic market.

Our region is known as the Orthopedic Capital of the World, putting a full range of services in proximity including product design, prototyping, bench testing, clinical testing, manufacturing, packaging, sales support, sterilization, regulatory compliance, and third-party logistics.

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group of men at a ribbon-cutting ceremony
group of men at a ribbon-cutting ceremony
group of men at a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Chicagoland company has a strong presence in Fort Wayne, manufacturing high-quality implants and instruments for orthopedic, spine, and trauma applications at its local production facility

Fort Wayne Metals

A world leader in the medical wire industry, this homegrown innovator is a major employer that continues to put Fort Wayne on the map


Massachusetts-based orthopedic implant/instrument maker has successfully launched hundreds of SKUs from its 80,000-square-foot production facility in Fort Wayne

LH Medical

Local company manufactures precision medical components from its 72,000-square-foot production facility

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OrthoWorx. Logo. Their slogan is "advancing orthopedics for generations to come."


Many of our employers work together to proactively develop strategies around marketing and talent development via OrthoWorx, a regionally-based nonprofit.

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AcceLINX is a musculoskeletal health business accelerator providing support to inventors and entrepreneurs.

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Purdue University Fort Wayne Wireless Technology Laboratory

Affiliated with one of the top engineering schools in the nation, the Wireless Technology Laboratory faculty offer expertise in design and measurement of advanced microwave devices and systems using some of the most advanced equipment available.  Contract conceptual design, manufacturing prototype and transfer manufacturing services available for commercial applications.