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. 






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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


Signed Partnership Agreement with ulrich Medical, Germany


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


Entering VCF market in Taiwan with Vessel-X®


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


Launch of Avalon® Kyphoplasty Kit

Launch of Viscoseal® in Taiwan

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


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


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


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


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