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U.S. Orthopedics Makers Shift Production To China

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

U.S. production of medical devices, long considered unlikely to join the outsourcing move to Southeast Asia, now is migrating to China as firms see it as a good place to make wares. Two orthopedic companies in Indiana already have opened plants in the country and a third has one under construction. The three are Biomet, DePuy Orthopaedics and Paragon Medical. The shift is not just for devices sold in Asia; it also includes production of products for the U.S. market. (Click here for more

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