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Spectralytics – Impacting Lives Daily

Spectralytics – Impacting Lives Daily

Spectralytics – Impacting Lives Daily

At the Intersection of High-Tech and MedTech 
Spectralytics has been a pioneer in laser technology for the medical device space for over twenty years, paving the way for current industry standards. We provide contract laser processing and assembly services to medical device manufacturers. Our laser technology can make small, intricate parts to critical tolerances and work with a range of materials including metal, plastic, and composites. Spectralytics has two facilities in Dassel, Minnesota with a range of manufacturing environments including multiple cleanrooms and dedicated development space, which will be further enhanced by a buildout expansion to be completed in early 2022.  
 
Founded in 1990 in Edina, Minnesota, Spectralytics began business with just two people and two lasers. Our first process was lasering pressure sensors in a vacuum vessel for Honeywell. Acquiring a small CO2 laser shop then led us to cutting sheet metal and other materials. From the beginning Spectralytics has invested in leading-edge technologies, and the training to master them.
 
In 1991, around the time the medical industry realized the potential of our technology Spectralytics transitioned to performing laser processing for the medical device industry with a mission to contribute to the production of life-saving medical products. 
 
Spectralytics was acquired by Cretex Companies in 2012. Cretex, headquartered in Elk River, Minnesota, has been privately owned by the same family for over 100 years. Under the Cretex Medical brand, the company’s subsidiaries Spectralytics, Meier, JunoPacific, rms Company, rms Surgical, and QTS provide contract manufacturing and engineering services to medical device manufacturers. The businesses share a common set of values, a common corporate structure, and a pervasive focus on quality, customer service and responsiveness. Cretex Medical will open a new 245,000 sq ft facility in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota in 2022.  
 
Producing Life Saving Components
Spectralytics provides a wide range of laser processing services – from precision stent machining to drilling close tolerance holes required for catheters and embolic protection devices – we simplify supply chains and manage costs for our customers. We serve a variety of markets including neurovascular, cardio and peripheral vascular, sports medicine, drug delivery and diabetes management.   
 
Our laser processing capabilities include: 
·       Laser and Non-Contact Micro-Machining 
·       Laser Cutting  
·       Laser Welding 
·       Laser Drilling 
·       Laser Marking 
·       Wire Stripping/Ablation 
·       Off-Axis Tube Cutting 
·       Skiving 
·       Design Support 
·       Process Verification and Validation 
·       Process Development and Analysis 
·       Prototyping 
 
A Reputation for Success 
 
Spectralytics is an innovative company that has built a worldwide reputation for providing quality components, sub-assemblies, and implants for the demanding medical device industry. From prototype, pre-production, and serial manufacturing, Spectralytics’s systems are designed to help bring medical products to market on time and within budget.  
 
The skills and capabilities of our highly talented employees separate use from the competition. On the shop floor, in the shipping warehouse, and front offices, our teams make a difference every day. Their efforts are reflected in the consistency, cost efficiency and quality of the products we manufacture. Our teams take pride in the fact that the work they do contributes to an improved quality of life for millions of people who benefit from the medical devices and components we help produce. 
 
At Spectralytics, we value integrity and continuously strive for improvement in our operational excellence program. We take pride in providing a safe work environment that fosters respect, teamwork, and professional growth.  
 
Connect with us at www.spectralytics.com 
 
See what it’s like working at Spectralytics and Cretex >>> 
Cretex Medical Continuous Improvement 
 
Learn more about our capabilities >>> 
Spectralytics Overview 
 

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