Employer Spotlight

Nicholas Precision Works is a manufacturer of specialized carbide cutting tools for the medical, automotive, and aerospace industries. Its goal is to adapt to the changing needs of these industries and provide customized tools to meet any request. Its processes, craftsmen, and state-of-the-art equipment provide high-quality, repeatable tooling at a competitive price.


Medical Device Companies are Right at Home in Wabash County

It’s no surprise that Northeast Indiana medical device companies lead the way in the orthopedic and biologics industry. It’s home to some of the most advanced orthopedic companies in the world including Zimmer Biomet, Paragon, DePuy, and more. With great education and training available throughout the region, our workers are well-prepared for the high-tech demands of the medical device manufacturing industry.

Purdue University nearby is a nationally recognized leader in engineering with a strong emphasis on applied research. Its School of Biomedical Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in biomedical engineering and partners with industry to make key advancements in biomedical engineering.

IVY Tech College recently opened an Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center focused on precision computer numerical control (CNC) machining in nearby Warsaw, Indiana. The center offers state-of-the-art academic and training programs and serves as a vital resource to the region’s medical device industry.

IVY Tech has also partnered with the Heartland Career Center in Wabash County to offer hands-on experience and dual credit for high school students interested in a career in the medical device industry.

Makers of surgical instruments and other surgical equipment, parts, and supplies, medical implants, sterilization equipment and devices for the endoscopy and cardiovascular markets will find what they need here, including a highly qualified local and regional workforce and easy access to companies that offer: medical device sterilization, precision machining and molding, and contract manufacturing and testing.

Contact us today to learn more about how you can join the ranks of other successful medical device manufacturers in Wabash County.