Paragon Medical Expands Metal Finishing Capabilities with Acquisition of Whimet Inc.

PIERCETON, Indiana (September 18, 2023) – Paragon Medical, a global leader in medical device manufacturing, is pleased to announce its strategic acquisition of Whimet Inc., a leading metal finishing and fabrication provider. Whimet Inc. offers a comprehensive suite of services including anodizing, passivation, blasting, electropolishing, laser etch, and polishing.

“For over 50 years, Whimet Inc. has provided world-class metal finishing capabilities with an unwavering commitment to service for our customers. We are pleased to announce the sale of all assets to Paragon Medical, who we feel will continue our mission of delivering high quality products that exceeds customer expectations.” shares Chad Whitehead, Vice President of Whimet Inc.

The acquisition highlights Paragon Medical’s commitment to expanding its manufacturing capabilities and delivering an integrated supply chain solution to its customers. Paragon Medical has extensive expertise in technologies including implants, surgical instrumentation, cases and trays, single-use disposable devices, and more. The addition of Whimet Inc. further strengthens Paragon Medical’s manufacturing capabilities, enabling them to better serve their diverse OEM client base.

Wil Boren, CEO of Paragon Medical states: “We are honored to welcome Whimet Inc. into the Paragon Medical family. This acquisition further strengthens our commitment to offering an end-to-end supply chain solution to our customers with a broad portfolio of manufacturing capabilities. Paragon Medical is well-equipped to continue Whimet’s legacy of providing world-class service to its customers. Moreover, with our headquarters nearby in Pierceton, Indiana, we reaffirm our commitment to nurturing talent within the communities we live and work.”

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