10/21/2008 10:12:51 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Active Implants Corporation (AIC) today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Joint Replacement Instrumentation, Ltd (JRI) to expand distribution of their advanced polymer TriboFit® Hip System in the United Kingdom. JRI, a well established specialist in the development and commercialization of orthopaedic joint implants and instrumentation, will market its flagship product, the Furlong® H-A.C. hip stem, alongside AIC’s TriboFit® acetabular system, the only soft bearing articulation product available today. TriboFit® employs a low wear, medical grade, polycarbonate-urethane Buffer™. AIC and JRI are launching a post approval collaborative market study in the UK with leading orthopaedic surgeons. Under this new arrangement, AIC has agreed to manufacture certain components of the TriboFit® Hip System at the JRI state of the art facilities in Sheffield, England.
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