J&J highlights plans for 3D printed orthopedics and contact lenses following alliance with HP

HP-3D-printingOn the heels of its collaboration with HP Inc. focused on 3D printing, Johnson & Johnson officials provided more specifics about its ambitious plans for the manufacturing technique during a meeting with Wall Streeters. The alliance with HP is only one of J&J’s more than 50 strategic collaborations with other companies, government agencies and academics inspired by the technology.

The company revealed that it is developing a trio of 3D printed devices, on top of its 3D printed cutting guide. Most surprising are its plans for a 3D printed, sunlight-enabled personalized contact lens.


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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