Safewire, LLC (Cooper City, FL) selected Flambeau Medical Markets Group to produce the company’s Tiger Needle family of advanced percutaneous pedicle access devices. The Safewire development team interviewed approximately one dozen manufacturers with the required expertise to produce the product. “What stands out about Flambeau is its spirit of entrepreneurship. It understands the needs of a high growth company competing in the Medtech industry,” commented Safewire’s CEO Wyatt Geist.
Building off the success of its award winning Y-Wire®, a specialized guide wire for percutaneous spinal pedicle screw delivery, Tiger Needle is designed to give surgeons increased control and efficiency when establishing position and trajectory through the posterior anatomy of the spine. The product line includes four designs differentiated by size and workflow features. The product line is expected to be available for sale in Summer 2014. The nuero-monitoring versions will be available in Fall 2014.
Flambeau Medical Markets Group, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, is a full-service contract manufacturer serving start-ups and Tier-1 companies whose specialties range from orthopedic devices to wound closure. Its broad set of capabilities, track record of transparent collaboration and investment in world class infrastructure make it an ideal company to support Safewire’s plans.