Bringing the best together through technology and talent.

Cretex Medical is a family of companies specializing in providing a broad range of manufacturing solutions to medical device OEMs. Private ownership, a long-term perspective and a strong financial portfolio allow us to invest in the leading-edge manufacturing technologies and engineering resources required to meet today’s launch-critical timelines with confidence. Our family of companies include rms, rms Surgical, Meier and JunoPacific; providing a wide range of manufacturing capabilities including machining, plastic injection molding, stamping, metal forming and clean room assembly and packaging.

Cretex Medical:
  • rms
  • rmssurgical
  • meier
  • juno
  • Spectralytics
  • rms has more than 45 years’ experience in providing contract machining, molding and assembly services to the medical device industry. Using the latest machining and molding technology to manufacture implants and other medical device components, rms is a preferred supplier to most major medical device companies throughout North America and Europe.


    Capabilities

    Design for manufacturing (DFM)
    Prototyping
    Machining (milling, Swiss and conventional turning, and EDM)
    Laser welding
    Cleanroom molding
    Subassembly and assembly (automated and manual processes)
    Sterile packaging and labeling
    ISO 13485 certified
    FDA registered

    Markets

    Cardio-stimulation
    Neuromodulation
    Orthopaedic
    Ablation therapies
    Drug delivery
    Endoscopic
    Cardio – peripheral vascular

    Materials

    Metals and Alloys
    Medical grade stainless steel (303, 304, 316, 316L, and others)
    Titanium (all grades)
    Ti alloys
    Cobalt chrome
    Platinum and platinum alloys
    MP35N
    Inconel
    Paladium
    Tantalum
    Tungsten
    other exotic metals

    Polymers
    PEEK (Optima® and 450G®)
    Delrin®
    Acetal
    UHMW polyethylene
    Polysulfone
    Ultem®
    Polycarbonate
    Acetal copolymers

    Contact

    rms
    8600 Evergreen Blvd.
    Minneapolis, MN 55433
    763-786-15250
    www.rmsmachining.com

  • rms Surgical is a single-source provider of custom instrumentation and sterilization cases and trays for the medical device market. Complete design capability complements the sterilization case and tray manufacturing with an emphasis on fast turnaround of prototype and production requirements. The instrumentation manufacturing is supported by dedicated prototype capability and design for manufacturability support.


    Capabilities

    Design for manufacturability support
    Sterilization case & tray design capability
    Prototyping machining (milling, Swiss and conventional turning, EDM)
    Laser cutting and welding
    Turret punching
    Press brake forming
    Wire forming
    Silk screening and laser marking
    Electropolish
    Anodizie
    Assembly and packaging
    ISO 13485 certified

    Markets

    Orthopaedic
    Cardiovascular
    Endoscopy
    Laparoscopy

    Materials

    Instruments
    Stainless steel
    Titanium
    MP35N
    Aluminum
    Brass
    Nitinol
    Numerous polymers including:

    • PEEK
    • Delrin®
    • Radel
    • Ultem®
    • Polycarbonates

    Sterilization Cases & Trays
    Stainless steel
    Aluminum
    Radel®
    Polypropylux®
    TecaPro MT®
    Silicone
    Nylon coating

    Contact

    rms Surgical
    1220 Lund Blvd. NW
    Anoka, MN 55303
    763-427-6141

  • Meier manufactures high-precision metal stampings and subassemblies for the medical device industry. We specialize in developing lower-cost solutions to the complex and micro-sized design challenges our customers face. Our comprehensive design assistance, prototype services and manufacturing capabilities provide support to our customers throughout the product lifecycle from concept to high-volume production For more than 30 years, Meier has established a proven track record of providing medical device manufacturers with significant cost advantages by converting from more expensive processes like MIM and machining to lower-cost progressive metal stampings. Our fully validated quality system, complete in-house capabilities, investments in cutting-edge technologies, and innovative solutions to the most challenging components has made Meier a world leader in the stamping of precision medical components.


    Capabilities

    Fully integrated in-house tool design and build
    Design for manufacturability (DFM)
    Cost savings through manufacturing process conversions
    Certified quality system – ISO 13485:2003 & ISO 9001:2008
    Complete qualification and validation capabilities

    Rapid prototyping and low volume support

    • Hand transfer

    Progressive metal stamping

    • Servo press and automated part transfer

    Parts can be supplied as individual components or in a reel-to-reel configuration

    Value added processing & assembly

    • Laser welding
    • EDM
    • Vertical machining

    Secondary operations

    • Buffing
    • Deburring
    • Grit blasting
    • Passivation

    Coordination of secondary processes

    • Metal plating
    • Heat treatment
    • Anodizing
    • Electropolishing
    Markets

    Cardio-stimulation
    Neuromodulation
    Ablation therapies
    Endoscopic devices
    Cardio and peripheral vascular therapies
    Hearing health

    Materials

    Medical grade stainless steel (303, 304, 316, 316L, and others)
    Titanium
    Ti alloys
    Nitinol
    Cobalt chrome
    Platinum and platinum alloys
    Gold foil inlaid and gold plated
    Silver
    MP35N
    Inconel
    Tantalum
    Tungsten
    Magnesium and other exotic metals

    Contact

    Meier
    875 Lund Blvd.
    Minneapolis, MN 55303
    763-427-6275
    www.meiertool.com

  • JunoPacific combines the full resources of facilities located in key medical device markets in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the Silicon Valley, focusing on medical molding and assembly. Services range from tooling, part design and prototyping to micro/close tolerance molding, single and true multi-shot injection molding, vertical molding, reel-to-reel, insert molding, complex tooling that includes Spin-stack® and rotary platen, multi-component/multi-material product assembly, secondary operations and validated sterile packaging.


    Capabilities

    Multi-shot injection molding
    Micro-molding
    Insert molding (incl. reel-to-reel)
    Implantable molding
    Design for manufacturability (DFM)
    Complete device assembly
    (Cleanroom) and validated sterile packaging
    ISO-13485 certified facilities

    Markets

    Cardiology
    Diagnostics
    Endoscopic surgical
    Devices
    Home medical
    Hospital
    Supplies/disposables
    Hearing health
    Urology
    Vascular

    Materials

    All engineering grade thermoplastic (filled and unfilled) and thermoset resins, including:

    • PEEK (incl. implantable grades)
    • Tecothane (incl. implantable grades)
    • Polysulfone (incl. implantable grades)
    • Polycarbonate (incl. implantable grades)
    • PEK
    • LCP
    • PES
    • PPS
    • Nylon
    • Acetal
    • TPEs, TPUs, TPRs
    Contact

    JunoPacific
    1100 McKinley Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
    763-553-1312
    www.junopacific.com 

    JunoPacific
    2840 Research Park Drive
    Soquel, CA 95073
    831-462-1141
    www.junopacific.com 

  • Spectralytics provides contract laser micromachining and assembly of both implantable devices and components to medical device manufacturers. With state of the art laser technology including six wavelengths of lasers we offer precision solutions in metals and polymers used by medical device companies. Our cutting, drilling, ablation and welding capabilities are supplemented by our complementary technologies including heat treating, and electro polishing.


    Capabilities

    Laser Drilling (metals and polymers)
    Laser Welding of metals
    Laser Ablation of polymers
    Stent Cutting (metals and polymers)
    Laser Cutting (metals and polymers)
    Machining
    Heat Treating
    Passivation and Electropolishing
    Cleanroom Processing
    ISO 13485

    Markets

    Cardio – Peripheral Vascular
    Electrophysiology
    Neuromodulator
    Orthopedic
    Endoscopic
    Drug Delivery

    Materials

    Metals:

    • Medical Grade Stainless Steels
    • Cobalt Chrome Alloys
    • Nitinol
    • Platinum and platinum alloys
    • Tungsten

    Polymers:

    • Bioabsorbable materials (PLLA, PLGA)
    • Nylon
    • PeBax
    • Polyurethane
    • PEEK
    • Polyimide
    • Reinforced Catheter Shafts
    Contact

    Spectralytics
    P.O. Box L
    145 3rd Street South
    Dassel, MN 55325
    320-275-2118
    www.spectralytics.com