Global Manufacturing Festival- Factory Visit A

13th February 2013

Global Manufacturing Festival, Factory Visits Tour A Venue 1: JRI Orthopaedics Venue 2: Aesseal Factory visits are for those guests who wish to gain a unique insight into how some of our best manufacturers operate.

JRI is a British company and was formed by Mr Ronald Furlong FRCS in 1970. JRI is committed to delivering innovative and quality orthopaedic solutions for healthcare providers and patients worldwide. Company administration and finance are based in our London office whilst Manufacturing is based in our modern Sheffield facility, alongside Research, Product Development, Customer Service, Marketing, Warehousing and Distribution. JRI is wholly owned by Orthopaedic Research UK (formerly the Furlong Research Charitable Foundation) and provides significant funds which the charity dedicates to the advancement of orthopaedic research. The company is renowned for the innovation of the Furlong® Hydroxyapatite Ceramic (H-A.C) Coated Total Hip Replacement (THR), which was the first H-A.C Coated THR in the world. Today, the Furlong® H-A.C Coated THR has achieved clinical success globally. New products are continuing to be developed and introduced and details on these can be found on our website. During the visit delegates will have the chance to see our first class manufacturing facilities and gain an appreciation of how we are pursuing world class performance. Times* 09.30: Mini bus collection 09.45 10.30: Venue 1 10.30: Collection and travel 10.45 11.30: Venue 2 11.30: Collection and travel (*subject to change)

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