PEP acquires surgical device specialist


Precision Engineered Products (PEP) has acquired Boston Endo-Surgical Technologies (BE-ST), a specialist in the development of spinal and orthopaedic surgical instruments.

BE-ST provides a firm pipeline of technologies to strengthen PEP’s spinal surgery portfolio.

Alan Huffenus, CEO of PEP, said that the acquisition of BE-ST will continue the company’s “strategy of expanding our offering of highest technology medical devices that extend people’s lifespan and improve outcomes of surgical procedures”.

Massachusetts-based PEP is a manufacturer of surgical instruments including surgical stapling devices, endoscopic and laparoscopic devices and drug delivery systems.