Biomaterial Compression Molding

A Leader In Medical Molding

As a leading industry provider since 1998, we have accumulated significant medical manufacturing expertise, with an impressive number of innovations to our credit.

PPD has positioned itself as an industry pioneer by compression molding:

  • UHMW into an FDA-approved porous metal implant.
  • compression mold PEEK-Optima® into near net shape bars, used to machine FDA approved spine device.
  • eCIMA crosslinked UHMWpe for an FDA-approved acetabular insert.
  • PEEK continuous strand carbon fiber FDA-approved intramedullary nails.
  • and machine FDA-approved patient specific uni knee inserts.

Leading edge equipment, processes & materials

Proprietary compression molding technology providing highly consolidated low stress materials:

  • Compression molding into porous substrates (porous Titanium, Porous Tantalum, Porous PEEK, sintered beads, etc.)
  • Stock shapes
  • Near net shapes
  • Over-molding capabilities

Leading edge facilities

  • Multiple cleanroom production set-up
  • In-house mechanical testing equipment per ASTM Standards

Biomaterial competenciesBiomaterial competencies

Compression molding of high-performance plastic materials:

  • UHMWpe
    • Vit E UHMWpe
    • e-CIMA/CIMA Crosslinked UHMWpe
  • PEEK
    • PEEK-Optima®
    • PEEK continuous strand CF
    • Porous PEEK
  • Resorbable PLLA
  • Delrin®
  • Ultem® & Radel®
  • And more…

Markets servedMarkets served

  • Biologics
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Trauma
  • Spine
  • Cardiovascular

Quality control and testingQuality control and testing

  • Rigorous QA and QC Systems
  • ISO 13485:2003
  • FDA Registered # 3010375065
  • CMM

The PPD Advantage

  • 100% medical manufacturing facility– featuring a superior clean production environment
  • Prototyping and production runs
  • Constant innovation
  • Proven experience delivering high quality products to major OEM’s
  • Rigorous quality system

Custom Solutions Program

Custom Solutions Program

PPD helps its clients overcome the most complex product challenges.


2017, June 13-15


Chicago, IL  Please visit us at the OMTEC* Expo 2017, June 13-15, Booth # 530. For more informations visit   Agenda * Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference  

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