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Pioneer Surgical Technology



Pioneer Surgical Technology
Founded1992
HeadquartersMarquette, Michigan
Key peopleMatthew Songer, Chairman, CEO
IndustryMedical technology
ProductsMedical devices
Revenue$55 million (2007)
Employees300
Slogan"Inspired by the Challenge"
Websitewww.pioneersurgical.com

Pioneer Surgical Technology, based in Marquette, Michigan, is Michigan's largest private medical technology company. The company was founded in 1992 by Matthew Songer and its first major product was the Songer Cable, used is spine surgeries. The Songer Cable was featured in the book, "Contemporary Management of Spinal Cord Injuries: From Impact to Rehabilitation" [1]

Additional recommended knowledge

Pioneer Surgical now makes a wide array of devices as channeled through their three divisions: spine, biologics and orthopaedics.

In 2007, Pioneer acquired Angstrom Medica, a Massachusetts based medical company focused on Nanotechnology [2] and Encelle, A North Carolina based company researching and developing tissue regeneration products. [3]

Pioneer is the largest private employer in the city of Marquette, as well as the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Honors and awards

  • Orthopaedics News named it a "Top Company to Watch" in 2005.
  • Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm visited Pioneer in 2005 and cited Pioneer as an example of job creation in the Upper Peninsula. [4]
 
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