Because Americans are living longer, more active lives than previous generations, the need for joint replacement surgery has never been greater.
In fact, according to the Mayo Clinic, about one million patients get new hip or knee implants each year in the U.S.
So, where do all these artificial joints comes from? A small but growing industry, medical device manufacturers specialize in precision machining of implantable devices, surgical instruments, and diagnostic equipment. And a critical part during the manufacturing of these devices is cleaning, which is where we come in.