Last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 02:39 pm
LOCATION: 1235 N. Dakota Dr., Suite G, Grafton
WEB SITE: www.gauthierbiomedical.com
YEAR FOUNDED: 2000
PRODUCT OR SERVICE OFFERED: We design and manufacture a line of proprietary surgical instruments, including silicone handled instruments, ratcheting screwdrivers, torque wrenches and other instruments used in orthopedic and spinal surgery. GBI also offers full contract manufacturing services of finished instruments to medical device original equipment manufacturers.
PROJECTED 2006 REVENUE: Not disclosed.
LEADERSHIP TEAM: Michael Gauthier, Stacy Gauthier, Ray Arbet and Jane Rodd.
TARGET CLIENTELE: Major medical device original equipment manufacturers and
orthopedic implant companies located in the United States, Europe and Japan.
BUSINESS ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS: Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce.
WHAT HAS FUELED YOUR COMPANY’S GROWTH? Demand for unique and innovative surgical instruments that fit specific needs and growth of the medical device market, particularly the orthopedic and spinal sectors, has fueled our growth.
DO YOU PLAN ANY CHANGES IN YOUR COMPANY IN THE UPCOMING MONTHS? We plan to increase our manufacturing capabilities and capacity by adding newequipment, processes and personnel atboth of our manufacturing locations. Wealso plan to increaseour sales presence in the U.S. market over the next year.
WHO ARE THE BUSINESS PEOPLE, LOCALLY OR NATIONALLY, WHOM YOU ADMIRE? AND WHAT TRAITS DO THOSE PEOPLE EXHIBIT THAT MAKE YOUADMIRE THEM? I look to the people around me for inspiration. My father, grandfather and father-in-law are all entrepreneurs and have faced similar challenges in starting and running small businesses. I admire their work ethic and the decisions they have made to guide their businesses.
WHAT IS THE OUTLOOK FOR THE BUSINESS CONDITIONS OF YOUR INDUSTRY OVER HE NEXT SEVERAL MONTHS? The outlook for our industry continues to be strong. We are seeing ever increasing market opportunities and are making every effort to capitalize on them. This business development is coming through new product designs, continued marketing efforts, and a new sales force to target larger orthopedic companies.
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