Nashua, New Hampshire-based Resonetics said it will rebrand Memry Corporation and SAES Smart Materials as Resonetics.
The Smart Materials business creates raw nitinol alloy from nickel and titanium and produces nitinol wires, bars, ribbons and sheets. The Memry business offers electric discharge machining, laser processing, centerless grinding, and nitinol tubing, sheet, and wire fabrication.
Those two companies have around 600 employees at facilities in Bethel, Connecticut, New Hartford, New York, and Menlo Park, California.
Nitinol has superelastic and shape memory properties that make it uniquely useful for a variety of medical applications. Medical device developers are finding new and improved ways to use nit…