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Welcome to Orthoplastics

Welcome to Orthoplastics – home of the world’s highest quality premium-grade Orthopaedic Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE).

UHMWPE Manufacturing

UHMWPE
MANUFACTURING

The recognised world leader in the supply and manufacture of implantable grade plastics for the medical industry.

Component Machining

Component
Machining

Unique expertise in developing individual orthopaedic components that are manufactured to customer specifications.

Direct Compression Moulding

DIRECT COMPRESSION
MOULDING

A recognised leader in the manufacture of components with a highly polished, high gloss finish on a direct moulded surface.

Crosslinked Polyethylene

CROSSLINKED
POLYETHYLENE

The leaders in the production of crosslinked UHMWPE that offers significant wear reduction and increased implant lifespan.

WORLD LEADING SUPPLIER OF IMPLANTABLE GRADE PLASTICS

About Orthoplastics

Orthoplastics Limited is dedicated to the medical industry and is a world leader in the development and supply of both implantable grade plastics and also biocompatible plastics for instrument applications.

Industry Expertise

Our Industry Expertise

Leading the world in the manufacture and supply of UHMWPE products and applications.

Product Range

Our Product Range

Offering the medical industry a complete supply solution on a range of implantable plastics.

Labratory Services

Laboratory Services

Industry leading UKAS accredited laboratory to support customer product development requirements.

SUPPLYING THE WORLD'S LEADING ORTHOPAEDIC MANUFACTURERS

Our Products & Services

UHMWPE

For over 40 years, UHMWPE has been the primary bearing material for orthopaedic applications.

VITAMIN E

Orthoplastics Vitamin E UHMWPE is a revolutionary technology in orthopaedic applications.

Crosslinking

On site manufacturing of Crosslinked UHMPWE which offers significant wear reduction on implants.

Component Machining

The recognised expert in all aspects of CNC machining of implantable grade plastics and components.

Direct Compression Moulding

A method of sintering the polymer to produce orthopaedic components with a high gloss finish.

Find out More

Orthoplastics works in conjunction with its customers to accelerate the design process and ensure products meet the application, learn how we do this.

Brochure

Download Our Brochure

Please download our latest brochure for a detailed overview of our exciting and innovative business.

News

NEWS FROM ORTHOPLASTICS

Follow the latest news from orthoplastics, including product innovations, events and vacancies.

Careers

CAREERS AT ORTHOPLASTICS

Visit our careers section to find out if any vacancies are available to join a world leading manufacturer.

PIONEERING DEVELOPMENTS IN EXTRUSION AND MOULDING TECHNIQUES

Latest News from Orthoplastics

New Manufacturing Facility Helping Support the Local Community

In a bid to help the local community access COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, we are proud that our new manufacturing facility could be used as a temporary COVID vaccination and testing centre.
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Further Expansion of our Direct Compression Moulding Capabilities

We are pleased to announce that we have further expanded our Direct Compression Moulding capabilities. We took delivery of a batch of DCM machines back in December 2020 and took a further delivery of...

Orthoplastics Facilities Team Announced as Winners of the Viant Values 2021 Q1 Awards

The Facilities team worked through Christmas to undertake essential Prepared Planned Maintenance work to ensure the facility was up and running for the return of all employees. Facilities team as...

Progress at our New Manufacturing Facility

We’re pleased to update you on the progress at our new manufacturing facility at the Futures Business Park Development in Rossendale (UK). As with all complex builds, the path to completion has not...

Keeping Operations Running While Ensuring the Safety of our People

2020 presented challenges for many businesses, we’re proud that since April 2020 we have put stringent measures in place to ensure our facilities are COVID secure and that the health and safety of...

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