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Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. Announces New Pittsburgh Facility


4/3/2012 10:21:53 AM

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Belt Technologies, Inc., a Pittsburgh based medical device company commercializing the next generation of "smart" surgical instruments providing precise robotic control for initial use in orthopedic procedures, is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house event on April 3, 2012 to celebrate the opening of a new state-of-the art facility in Pittsburgh, PA.

In addition to continued internal product development, the facility will allow for manufacturing and support of initial European clinical sites, and represents another phase in Blue Belt Technologies' evolution. The space is configured to optimize cross-functional interaction during development and commercialization efforts.

"This new and exciting space allows for an expansion of personnel, facility and capabilities to support our continued progression towards commercialization in both Europe and the United States," says Eric B. Timko, President and CEO of Blue Belt Technologies.

The event will be held at the company's new location at 2828 Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh's Strip District. Blue Belt personnel will be providing guests with up-close demonstrations of the company's Navio PFS System, performing simulated unicondylar knee replacements. Additionally, guests will be given tours around the new office and manufacturing space while enjoying appetizers. Blue Belt Technologies is excited to be celebrating this event with its investors, shareholders, vendors, partners, employees and friends.

Blue Belt Technologies, Inc.

Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. is developing the next generation of "smart" surgical instruments for use initially in orthopedic procedures and then for other surgical specialties including neurosurgery, spinal and otolaryngology ("ENT"). The company's Navio PFS System incorporates patented technology to provide precise robotic control to surgeons via an intelligent, handheld, computer assisted bone cutting tool. The Navio PFS System provides the surgeon with a layer of safety and enhanced accuracy while performing bone shaping tasks through minimally invasive incisions.

BLUE BELT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
www.bluebelttech.com

SOURCE Blue Belt Technologies, Inc.



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