OrthoWorx Announces Think Ortho Tour

WARSAW —  OrthoWorx announced the upcoming Think Ortho Tour, a program for eighth-grade students of area schools and their parents/guardians that encourages students to pursue technical careers in the growing orthopedic industry. The event will be held on Oct. 5 and will include tours of Ivy Tech’s Orthopedic … Read More

OrthoWorx Hosts Tour At Ivy Tech OAMTC

WARSAW — On Monday, Aug. 28, OrthoWorx hosted a tour of the Ivy Tech Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, Warsaw Area Career Center and Precision Medical Technologies for faculty and staff of Warsaw, Wawasee, Tippecanoe Valley and Whitko Community school corporations. The purpose of the tour was … Read More

OrthoWorx Tour To Raise Awareness Of Orthopedic Manufacturing Careers

WARSAW — OrthoWorx announced today the continuation of efforts to raise awareness among students and parents of orthopedic manufacturing careers. On Aug. 28, OrthoWorx will be hosting a tour of the Ivy Tech Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, Warsaw Area Career Center and Precision Medical Technologies for … Read More

Cadets Learn History Of Orthopedics

WARSAW — Kosciusko Leadership Academy recently met at the Ivy Tech Community College Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, where cadets learned about the history of orthopedics in the county and the impact the industry has on the region. Bob Hastings, research director for DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction, … Read More

OrthoWorx Video Pegs State As Ortho Epicenter

By Dan McGowan Writer/Reporter, Inside Indiana Business WARSAW — A new video from Indiana’s orthopedics industry initiative focuses on telling the story of the sector’s global reach and its heavy ties to the state’s economy. OrthoWorx says it is the first step in an effort to better define … Read More

OrthoWorx Announces Support For AcceLinx Medical Device Business Accelerator

WARSAW — OrthoWorx today, Tusday, April 5, announced the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing an ecosystem to accelerate the likelihood of success of innovative enterprises by leveraging the unique assets of the northern Indiana orthopedic medical device industry cluster, which has the largest concentration of … Read More

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DePuy Synthes Execs Grow OrthoWorx Board

By KYLIE VELETA Special Projects Reporter, Inside Indiana Business WARSAW — Two executives from DePuy Synthes Companies are joining the board of directors of OrthoWorx, the state’s orthopedic initiative. Vice President of Worldwide Clinical Research Paul Voorhorst and Plant Manager Ray Gonzalez are replacing a board member who is stepping … Read More

Career Fair At Manchester University

NORTH MANCHESTER — At least 56 companies, organizations and graduate programs will recruit at the Manchester University Career and Internship Fair at 2-4 p.m. Feb. 24, at the Jo Young Switzer Center at the North Manchester campus. More than 20 employers are also taking part in an internship … Read More

Global Perspective And Orthopedic Industry Latest KLA Topic

By JONI TRUEX Kosciusko Leadership Academy Public Relations Director KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The world of the orthopedic business was the topic for a recent Kosciusko Leadership Academy meeting. Seth Nash, global sales, Zimmer Biomet, offered a global perspective and introspective look at the U.S. market. Nash stated the … Read More

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OrthoWorx Members Convene For Forum And Conference

WARSAW — About 100 OrthoWorx members recently convened for one and a half days to better understand the health economics landscape and to discuss the current and future talent and business needs of the orthopedic industry. The Health Economics Forum was a half-day workshop focused on economic and policy impacts on the industry.

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KYLA Visits KCH Health & Wellness Center

WARSAW — The KCH Health & Wellness Center hosted the Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy’s Dec. 2 meeting where the students learned about orthopedics and healthcare in the county. KYLA moderator, Tony Ciriello and Jay de los Reyes, chief operating officer for Kosciusko Community Hospital welcomed the students. Brad … Read More

OrthoWorx Program Educates Students About Orthopedics And Career Pathways

WARSAW — A select group of about 60 eighth-grade students from Edgewood Middle School and Lakeview Middle School recently participated in the OrthoWorx Innovative Careers Pathway Program. Participants learned about the orthopedic industry, advanced manufacturing career opportunities, the skills needed and the pathways to pursue those careers. The group also included five administrators, counselors and a teacher.

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OrthoWorx Launches ThinkOrtho Campaign

WARSAW — Co-ops, internships and careers in the growing orthopedic industry allow students to make a real difference in the world while earning a great payback and enjoying many opportunities to grow and advance. OrthoWorx recently launched the Think Ortho campaign as part of its OrthoWorx Talent Development … Read More

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City Mediates Litigation With Contractor

WARSAW — Conclusion to a litigation/mediation between a contractor and the city was was approved by the Warsaw Board of Works Friday morning. Mike Valentine, city attorney, reported a settlement was reached with Dore Company, the company who demolished the old sewer plant. The agreement calls for the … Read More

OrthoWorx Announces Tobias Buck As New Board Chair

WARSAW — OrthoWorx has announced that its board of directors has elected Tobias “Toby” Buck, chairman, president, CEO and founder of Paragon Medical, Inc., to serve as board chair. Buck was one of the founding board members of OrthoWorx, and has served the organization in that capacity since 2009. “We … Read More