By: Jackson Chamber
The Jackson Chamber along with Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Alabama, LLC (Orchid Alabama) officials announced the company will expand its manufacturing operations located at 2715 Bells Highway in Jackson. A worldwide leader in the contract design and manufacture of implants, instruments and innovative technologies for the orthopedic, dental and cardiovascular markets, Orchid Orthopedic will invest $2.1 million and create 35 new jobs in Jackson.
“We are pleased that Orchid Alabama chose to grow in Jackson,” said City of Jackson Mayor Jerry Gist. “Jackson is a thriving community that nurtures its industries and we welcome this expansion.”
Orchid established operations in Jackson in April of this year. Due to increased product demand, the company will purchase additional equipment to increase manufacturing capacity and capabilities, and add to its existing workforce in order to meet the demand.
”Working with Team Madison County has made this process efficient and effortless,” Orchid’s Tax Accountant Keith Wasilenski said. “They have been with us from day one to help answer questions, provide assistance, and ensure that our needs are met as we continue to grow in Jackson.”
The facility is an expansion of Orchid Alabama which is part of the Orchid family of companies worldwide. Orchid is a leader of medical device outsourcing services with 13 manufacturing facilities worldwide and customers in more than 20 countries. The company offers a broad array of services and capabilities for orthopedic and medical device development and manufacturing.
“We are thrilled with the expansion of Orchid Alabama in Madison County,” said Madison County Mayor Jimmy Harris. “They are a great asset adding to the quality and diversity of Jackson’s economy.”
For more information on current job opportunities, please visit the website
www.orchid-ortho.com and click on the Open Opportunities tab under the Careers link.
For more information, contact Clay Clayton, General Manager of Orchid Alabama at email@example.com or call (256) 931-8034.
About the Jackson Chamber:
The Jackson Chamber was founded in 1905 – seven years prior to the United States Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber consists of a diverse and talented staff, an executive committee, dedicated volunteers, and more than 1,300 business members – all committed to growing the economy and quality of life for everyone in Madison County and the region.
Orchid is a worldwide leader in contract design and manufacturing for the orthopedic and medical device markets. Our mission is to be the leader in contract design and manufacturing by compressing time to market, providing new technologies and being the best total supply-chain value. We provide expertise in design and development, quality and regulatory support, implant manufacture, advanced machining, plastics technology, instrument manufacture, implant coatings and surface treatment and packaging services. With 13 world class facilities located around the globe, Orchid provides the products and services that improve the lives of patients worldwide. For more information about Orchid, visit the company’s website at www.orchid-ortho.com.
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