In May 2007, global engineering group Sandvik extended its presence in the fast-moving medical sector by acquiring specialist orthopaedic manufacturing expertise.

Since then, Sandvik has made further strategic acquisitions. Each one has enhanced its capability in the sector. At the same time, Sandvik is underpinning the new organization with the combination of its metallurgical expertise, long-standing commitment to research and development (R&D) and partnership approach.

Consequently, Sandvik is now truly seen as 'one to watch'.

Simon Grant, Vice President at Sandvik, explained: “Sandvik was founded by G