A-SPINE Asia Co., Ltd.

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A-SPINE Asia Co., Ltd.

Founded in June 2001 by Mr. Jerry Lin and based in Taipei, A-SPINE  Asia (ASA) is an emerging medical device  company dedicated  to  the research,development,manufacturing and marketing of spinal implants and  instruments for  better spine  health management.

In addition to its leading position in the spinal implant market of Taiwan, ASA’s products are now commercially available in around 15 countries worldwide including China, the Philippines, Australia / New Zealand, Iran, Vietnam, Indonesia, Spain, Trinidad and Sri Lanka.

ASA has a well-trained and highly motivated management team with   extensive experience in orthopedic and spine medical devices. 

 

  Milestones 

Year

Description

2001

Founded and GMP plant construction began in NeiHu Technology Park, Taipei

2002

Company re-structured by President Life Sciences Co., Ltd.

2003

Passed plant site inspection and received cGMP Certificate from Dept. of Health (DOH), Executive Yuan, Taiwan;

2004

ISO9001 & 13485 and CE Marking approvals for spinal fixation, metal disc spacers, polymer disc spacers and instruments for spine surgeries.

2005

Received 2 Taipei Biotech AwardsInnovative Technology (for Vessel-X®) and Technology Commercialization (for Spinal Fixation Systems)

Launch of interbody fusion cages made from PEEK-Optima® Invibio.

2006

Received Taipei Biotech AwardTechnology commercialization (PEEK cages)

Signed Exclusive Distribution Agreement with ulrich Medical, Germany for the spinal products , and with Biocomposites, UK for bone graft products in Taiwan market

2007

Vessel-X® received Taipei Biotech Award for Technology Commercialization; Subsidiary company Jiezhan Medical (Xiamen) Co., Ltd. established in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China.

2008

Signed Partnership Agreement with ulrich Medical, Germany

2009

Signed Agreement with TRB CHEMEDICA, Switzerland for the exclusive distribution of sodium hyaluronate preparation Viscoseal® in Taiwan

Received “Partnership Award 2009” from ulrich Medical, Germany

2010

Entering VCF market in Taiwan with Vessel-X®

2011

Reorganizing of the Board of Directors with management buyout      Dr. Por Lai was elected as Chairman

Received FDA 510(k) clearance for Smartloc® Advanced Spinal Fixation System

Signed Distribution Agreement with Chindex Medical Ltd.(Shanghai) to exclusively distribute ASA’s spinal products in China

2012

Launch of Avalon® Kyphoplasty Kit

Launch of Viscoseal® in Taiwan

Awarded "The 15th Rising Star Award" by Ministry of Economic Affairs, Executive Yuan, Taiwan.

2013

Launch of Combo® Ti/PEEK Cages and Winloc® Anterior Cervical Plate System

2014

Received “Good Industrial Manufacturer Award” from Taipei Industry Association

Completion of clinical trial and commercial launch of Combo® Ti/PEEK ACDF cages in Australia

Clinical trial on Redmond® ALIF Stand-alone Cages in Australia

2015

Launch of Redmond® ALIF Cages and PACH® Anterior lumbar Plating System in Australia

Received “National Innovation Award” for Combo® Ti/PEEK Hybrid Cages from Institute for Biotechnology & Medicine Industry, Taipei

2016

Clinical trial on Redmond® ACDF Stand-alone cages in Australia.