November 20, 2023


On Thursday 16th November 2023, the Master Cutler, Mr Charles Turner DL, visited Orchid Medical in Sheffield to commemorate their 50th anniversary, marking a significant milestone for the company.

Orchid serves as a worldwide partner for orthopaedic original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). They specialise in the design, production, and packaging of medical devices used in implant procedures. The facility in Sheffield specializes in manufacturing hip, knee, and elbow joints that are used in reconstruction surgery and supplied to various locations worldwide. The Sheffield site’s core capabilities include forging, investment casting, machining, and finishing. With expertise in these areas, the facility ensures the production of high-quality products that meet the requirements of the medical industry. The core capacities of this site are Forging, Investment Casting & Machining and Finishing.

During the visit, the Master Cutler met with Jon Conway, Director, Operations and Plant Manager, and his team. The discussion revolved around not only their worldwide presence but also their requirement for assistance regarding expertise and collaboration within the city.