Cadence acquires ARC Group Worldwide’s Florida location

NEWS RELEASE: Cadence acquires ARC Group Worldwide’s Florida location

Staunton, Virginia (October 3, 2023) – Cadence, Inc., a leading provider of design, development, and contract manufacturing services to the medical device, drug delivery, and diagnostics markets, announced today that it has acquired the Florida location of ARC Group Worldwide (, a precision manufacturer specializing in metal injection molding (MIM) and cleanroom plastic injection molding.  ARC Florida is located in DeLand, Florida.

“Acquiring ARC Florida is another major step in our strategy to be a leading medtech manufacturing partner to our customers, providing complete solutions from early-stage development to scaled manufacturing.  By adding MIM to the Cadence portfolio, we further expand our vertical manufacturing platform with another cost-effective method to increase volume production as products reach scale,” stated Rob Werge, Cadence’s president and CEO.  “We look forward to lever…

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Cadence adds ISO Class 7 cleanroom in Wisconsin

NEWS RELEASE: Cadence Adds New ISO Class 7 Cleanroom in Wisconsin

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STAUNTON, VA (June 28, 2023) – Cadence, Inc., a leading contract manufacturer of medical and drug delivery devices, announced the addition of a certified International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Class 7 (10,000) cleanroom at its Sturgeon Bay manufacturing facility in Wisconsin.  The new cleanroom expands the integrated services available for cleanroom overmolding and assembly of new medical and drug delivery devices.

“We are thrilled to add cleanroom manufacturing in Wisconsin as it allows us to best address the growing finished device needs of our customers, as well as complements our injection molding and metal stamping capabilities,” stated Sandy Sekadlo, the Director of Operations at Cadence’s Wisconsin facility.  “This investment is the direct resul…

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Butterfly Network turns to Cadence Clarity 3D Solver to boost its handheld ultrasound system

Cadence Design Systems (NSDQ:CDNS) announced yesterday that Butterfly Network (NYSE:BFLY) deployed its Cadence Clarity 3D Solver in its handheld ultrasound system.

San Jose, California–based Cadence said in a news release that its Clarity 3D solver was used to support and enhance the design of Butterfly’s handheld, single-probe, whole-body ultrasound system.

Clarity 3D is used as part of Butterfly’s system design and analysis workflow for its speed and capacity, eliminating the need to partition the design and sacrifice accuracy to extract the circuit’s electromagnetic behavior, Cadence said. Butterfly achieved a five-times speedup in advanced model characterization with high accuracy compared to an alternative solution, while Clarity 3D allows the users to optimize designs and ensure the critical signal and power integrity of the system.

Butterfly Network Co-Founder & Engineering VP Nevada Sanchez said in the release that Cadence&#…

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Cadence is expanding in Pennsylvania

Cadence’s Product Realization CenterTM in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania [Image courtesy of Cadence]

Cadence (Staunton, Virginia) announced today that it is expanding its Product Realization CenterTM in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.

The company expects to finish the 21,000-square-foot expansion by March 2022. The expanded manufacturing footprint will include an additional Class 7 (10,000) cleanroom by the end of 2022.

“Everything lined up so well for this expansion to take place, and we are thrilled to be able to grow and support our customers’ requirements,” stated Mark Carper, director of operations at Cadence’s Pennsylvania facility. “The growing team in Pennsylvania is very excited about the opportunity to expand our facility.”

Cadence opened its dedicated finished device facility in Pennsylvania in 2013. The facility provides certifi…

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Cadence marks 35 years of contract manufacturing

Cadence recently celebrated its 35 year anniversary in contract manufacturing.

The company was founded in July 1985 under the name Specialty Blades by engineer Martin Lightsey. At the time, Cadence developed a computer numeric control (CNC) sharpening process that was precisely-controlled and featured multi-step grinding and honing sequences for high-performance custom-made blades.

For the last 35 years, Cadence has continued to provide customers with blades and needles while rapidly expanding technologies and services to include machining, tube fabrication, laser processing, metal stamping, finished device manufacturing and assembly and more.

Cadence currently employs approximately 500 people and is headquartered in Staunton, Va. It has since expanded into other locations in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.

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