Warsaw, Indiana houses one third of world orthopedic manufacturing


Warsaw, Ind., is known as the orthopedic capital of the world, housing one third of the world's orthopedic manufacturing companies, and two thirds of the world's hip and knee manufacturing companies, according to Ignite Orthopedics. 

In 1895, chemist Revra DePuy founded DePuy Manufacturing Co. in downtown Warsaw, followed by Justin Zimmer starting Zimmer orthopedics in Warsaw in 1927. 

In 1980, Biomet broke ground on its current orthopedic facility in the state. 

Twenty orthopedic companies that call Warsaw home: 

1. Wishbone Medical 

2. Medtronic 

3. Tecomet 

4. Precision Medical 

5. B&M 

6. Avalign 

7. Rayco 

8. Paragon 

9. Recon Co. 

10. Instrumedical Technologies Inc. 

11. Danco 

12. Banner Medical 

13. Micropulse 

14. NN Precision Engineered Products 

15. DePuy 

16. Zimmer Biomet 

17. OrthoPediatrics 

18. Nextrimity Solutions 

19. Ignite Orthopedics 

20. Medartis

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