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|Headquarters||Powell, Tennessee, United States|
|Key people||Chief Executive Officer Brian DeBusk
President & Chief Operating Officer Bill Pittman
DeRoyal Industries is a vertically integrated manufacturer and marketer of health care products. It is a privately held company with headquarters in Powell, Tennessee and manufacturing facilities in the U.S. states of Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Virginia, as well as in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic Estonia, and Guatemala. As of 2010, DeRoyal reported having approximately 2000 employees.
DeRoyal manufactures, markets, and sells health care products worldwide, with more than 20,000 products in product lines that include orthopedic softgoods, orthopedic bracing, wound dressings, surgical safety and critical care products, anesthesia and temperature monitoring supplies, birthing and neonatal care items, angiography and endoscopy products, orthopedic trauma implant systems, and custom surgical procedure trays. The company also offers Original Equipment Manufacturer(OEM) services, including electronics, plastics, textiles, converting, sterilization, metals fabrication, packaging and assembly, and distribution. As of 2010, DeRoyal reported that it held more than 70 U.S. patents.
The company quickly expanded during the 1970s to include divisions in patient care, surgical, and patient protection products.
DeRoyal continued to expand its domestic manufacturing operations throughout the 1980s via construction and acquisition. During this period, the company pioneered systems for producing custom surgical procedure trays on a just-in-time basis.
In the 1990s, DeRoyal opened a Wound Care division, and continued to introduce new products and systems, such as the TraceCart case-cart-to-waste-cart delivery program. The company also opened new manufacturing facilities in the U.S., South America, and Europe.
The 2000s saw additional expansion and product diversification for DeRoyal, with new facilities in Estonia, Dominican Republic, and Guatemala, new product offerings in fluid medical waste management and custom bracing, and a presence on the World Wide Web.
- DeRoyal Corporate Overview and Product Offering, accessed February 15, 2011
- Katie Porterfield, DeRoyal Treatment, BusinessTN, April 2008
- DeRoyal Company History, accessed February 15, 2011
- DeRoyal Medical Products, accessed February 15, 2011
- DeRoyal OEM Products and Services, accessed February 15, 2011
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