WishBone Medical, Inc. announces the acquisition of Red Star Contract Manufacturing to provide sterile-packed kits for the pediatric orthopedic market

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Warsaw, Indiana, November 6, 2018 - WishBone Medical, Inc. and Red Star Contract Manufacturing have teamed up to provide sterile packaging and plastic injection molded single use instrument capabilities for their pediatric orthopedic market. WishBone Medical is committed to providing anatomically appropriate innovative implants and instruments in sterile packed, single use, disposable kits for their surgeons, hospitals, and customers worldwide. Red Star Contract Manufacturing is a leader in injection molded disposable instruments for the medical device industry as well as having a fully functional sterile packaging clean room and fulfillment center.   

Nick Deeter, Chairman of the Board and CEO at WishBone Medical, said, “We believe that single use, disposable kits are the future for orthopedics. Red Star can grow as WishBone Medical grows to provide these single use pediatric orthopedic products for kids.” Mr. Deeter added, “With this vertical integration of Red Star, we can insure we have access to this very important part of our supply chain.”

Scott Werstler, President of Red Star Contract Manufacturing, said, “We are excited Red Star is part of the WishBone Medical team providing these sterile packed products to help kids with orthopedic issues world-wide.  Because of our work with WishBone Medical in completing all the sterilization validation and tooling for the most common instruments, Red Star will be able to provide other OEM’s a turn-key solution to sterile-packed implants and instrumentation.  We know the future of orthopedics is sterile packed single use products, like the rest of the healthcare industry, and we are well equipped and have the capacity to support it.”

About WishBone Medical, Inc.

WishBone Medical is a Global pediatric orthopedic company, committed to providing anatomically appropriate innovative implants and instruments in sterile packed, single use, disposable kits, to prevent infection, reduce overall costs for our customers and achieve the best outcomes for children around the world who are still growing.

For further information, visit www.WishBoneMedical.com or call Andrew Miclot, Vice-Chairman and President at 574-306-4006.

About Red Star Contract Manufacturing

Red Star Contract Manufacturing is a vertically integrated, ISO 13485 certified, lean company that is focused on the medical device industry with an expertise in insert injection molding, Class 8 clean room packaging, sterilization, and fulfillment. Red Star is located just outside Warsaw in Larwill, Indiana.

For further information, visit www.redstarcontractmfg.com or call Scott Werstler, President at 260-327-3145.