Vantedge Medical Executive Chair Brian King becomes CEO

Vantedge Medical Executive Chair and CEO Brian King [Photo courtesy of Vantedge Medical]

Vantedge Medical — the medtech contract manufacturer formerly known as Vander-Bend Manufacturing — announced today that Executive Chair Brian King will also serve as CEO.

King was previously CEO of Viant Medical, leading what Vantedge described as “a complete transformation of a focused, niche $220 million organization into a leading $1 million global services provider to the medical industry with 24 locations and more than 6,000 employees.”

Before Viant, King’s career included more than a decade at Covidien, ultimately serving as group president of emerging markets. Vantedge said King’s division was responsible for nearly 60% of Covidien’s growth and generated more than $2 billion of sales with more than 4,500 employees.

And before he joined the medtech industry, King flew aircra…

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Vander-Bend Manufacturing rebrands as Vantedge Medical

NEWS RELEASE: Vander-Bend Manufacturing and Subsidiaries Announce Strategic Transformation to Become One Company, with One Vision for the Future as Vantedge Medical

SAN JOSE, CA — Vander-Bend Manufacturing, Inc. (“Vander-Bend”) and subsidiaries including TMK Manufacturing (“TMK”), JL Haley (“JLH”), Swiss Precision Machining (“SPM”), and Omni Components (“Omni”), all portfolio companies of Aterian Investment Partners (“Aterian”), are pleased to announce a strategic transformation to become one company, Vantedge Medical.

For more than 40 years, Vander-Bend has been partnering with customers in complex precision manufacturing and assembly with differentiated engineering, prototyping support, and quality systems. The Company primarily serves medical technology markets including Robotic Assisted Surgery and Radiation Oncology, among other high-growth end markets. Over the last four years, the organization has made four successful acquisitions of TMK,…

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