Theken Family of Companies
Mar 07, 2007
Theken Moves Therics Manufacturing To Akron Ohio
Akron, OH – (March 7, 2007) Therics LLC, based in Princeton, N.J., a
orthobiologic company moved its manufacturing of synthetic bone
substitute products to Akron, Ohio. Therics is part of the Theken Family
of Companies (Theken Spine, LLC; Theken Disc, LLC; and Theken
Orthopaedic, Inc.) all headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Therics Research
and Development team will remain headquartered in the Princeton, N.J.
“Mayor Plusquellic’s biomedical initiatives, along with the world renowned
health care systems such as Summa Health Care, the Cleveland Clinic and
University Hospitals make Akron a perfect location for Theken,” said Rachael
Smith, Director of Marketing Communications.
“Moving the facility was a large undertaking,” stated VP of Operations Ron Clough, “In addition to building out the space, we were required by the FDA to upgrade to ISO Class 8.” This Compliant Controlled Environment will house production of Therics Beta-Tricalcium Phosphate (ß-TCP) synthetic bone substitute products as well as Therics TheriGraft Putty.
Therics provides customized shaping of ß-TCP using rapid prototyping technology known as Theriform. The patented Theriform process developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) provides shapes, sizes and porosity not achievable by any other process.
While in Akron, Therics plans to expand their product offering, including a ß-TCP
flexible foam strip. Therics also expects to grow their distribution base, and
pursue OEM private labeling relationships.
About Therics, LLC
Therics, LLC (www.therics.com) manufactures a variety of bone substitute
products that promote bone growth. Based in Akron, Ohio Therics, LLC is a
developer of digital microfabrication process technology for medical devices and
other medical applications.
The Theken family of companies Theken Spine, LLC, Theken Disc, LLC, Theken
Orthopaedic, Inc. and Therics, LLC (www.theken.com) specializes in pioneering
spinal implant technologies that improve spinal surgical techniques benefiting
patients as well as surgeons. Theken provides comprehensive product lines that
offer surgeons peace of mind through steadfast product reliability and easy-touse
instrumentation. Products include cervical plates, pedicle screws, spacers,
degenerative/deformity and trauma devices. Theken also leads the market in
next-generation artificial disc replacement technology.
Director of Communications
Theken Spine, LLC
Phone: 330-773-7677 x 210
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Theken Spine, LLC
Phone: 330-773-7677 x 227
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