NORTHFIELD, N.H.—EPTAM Precision reported that it acquired Mendell Machine and Manufacturing, a medical component manufacturer in Lakeville, Minnesota, that specializes in precision CNC micro-machining of implantable devices for the orthopedic, structural heart, cardiovascular, and endovascular markets.

EPTAM, a Frazier Healthcare Partners portfolio company founded in 1981, is an outsourced manufacturer of medical device components, implants, single-use medical disposable devices, and other high-precision components. The firm has more than 450 employees with operations in New Hampshire, Colorado, and New Jersey, EPTAM said in a press release.

The transaction allows the companies to combine complementary capabilities that provide customers “a one-stop shop for orthopedic, cardiovascular, minimally invasive surgery (MIS), and robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) components,” EPTAM said in the release. The company added that it can now offer customers “a single partner of choice to solve all their high-precision metals and plastics manufacturing requirements.”

EPTAM’s expertise spans polymer machining, precision metal machining, and injection molding. The company also offers value-added services that include process validation, design-for-assembly, cleanroom assembly, and technical program management, according to the release.

“By welcoming the professionals from Mendell to our team, EPTAM adds world-class micro-machining and automation expertise, while also expanding our implant manufacturing offering and benefiting from Mendell’s proximity to many of the leading OEMs located in the greater Minneapolis metro area,” said EPTAM CEO Mark Kemp, in the release.

Bryan Bartz, CEO of Mendell, said in the release that Mendell is excited to partner with EPTAM to increase its reach and enhance the capabilities and services it offers to its customers.

“We will continue to provide the same quality and service to our customers with the added benefit of leveraging EPTAM’s capabilities, footprint, industry expertise, and customer relationships,” Bartz said.

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