Paragon Medical Expands Metal Finishing Capabilities With Acquisition Of Whimet Inc.

September 18, 2023 at 8:49 p.m.
Paragon Medical on Monday announced its strategic acquisition of Whimet Inc. Photo Provided.
Paragon Medical on Monday announced its strategic acquisition of Whimet Inc. Photo Provided.

By Staff Report

PIERCETON – Paragon Medical, a global leader in medical device manufacturing, announced its 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, according to a provided news release from Paragon Medical.
“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,” said 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, the release states.
Wil Boren, CEO of Paragon Medical, stated, “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.”

PIERCETON – Paragon Medical, a global leader in medical device manufacturing, announced its 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, according to a provided news release from Paragon Medical.
“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,” said 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, the release states.
Wil Boren, CEO of Paragon Medical, stated, “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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