In-spec results for your critical parts

Paulo provides advanced heat treatment services for medical components in addition to the equipment and tooling used to manufacture critical medical supplies.

Our strategically located facilities across North America put our vacuum heat treating and hot isostatic pressing (HIP) capabilities within your reach, so you can continue to provide the essential products that so many people are relying on.

Our state of the art equipment is also backed by the industry’s leading quality assurance system and its largest team of onsite metallurgists to bring you results you can rely on. With vast expertise in highly regulated industries such as aerospace, we’re well versed in….

• Compliance with DISA-designated critical manufacturing process requirements

• Stringent process and product requirements

• Lot traceability best practices

• Transparency and visibility

• Improving product quality and reduce the potential for recalls and warranty claims

• Preventing part loss

Paulo processes critical medical components

Our ISO 9001 and Nadcap certifications demonstrate that we are well-versed in treating components for highly-regulated industries like yours. With automation and precision controls, we bring you bright, scale-free parts with dependable consistency between lots. These repeatable results, along with delicate handling, put your mind and your bottom line at ease by preventing part loss. Parts we process include:

• Guide Wires

• Stents

• Surgical Hand Tools

• Robotic Surgical Tools

• Surgical Needles

• Bone Mill Blades

• Surgical Clamps

• Hypodermic Tubing

• Device Assemblies

• Implants

We have the thermal processing capabilities you need

With the largest in-house metallurgy team in the industry, the Paulo team draws on vast knowledge and experience to achieve precise results in advanced thermal processes such as hot isostatic pressing, vacuum annealing, and more. We continue to invest in equipment to bring you the latest capabilities and the capacity to handle rush jobs and volume fluctuations. Thermal processes we commonly run for the medical industry include:

• Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP)

• Vacuum Aging

• Vacuum Annealing

• Vacuum Tempering

• Vacuum Solution treating

• Vacuum Hardening

• Vacuum Brazing


We work across a broad spectrum of metals and are experts in how different alloys behave during processing—especially carbon steels, alloy steels, tool steels, cobalt chrome, stainless steels, and titanium alloys. We are also familiar with the requirements of parts made from a variety of manufacturing methods, including traditional machining, die casting, additive manufacturing and more. Once your parts are processed, we verify results through a rigorous testing process that can be tailored to satisfy your requirements.

Serving the entire medical industry supply chain

In addition to the devices themselves, we also regularly heat treat the components for the machines that make them…and the machines that make those machines. We’re experienced with the heat treatment of…

• Fasteners

• Bearings & Gears

• Stamping & Fineblanking

• Screw Machine Parts

• Castings

• Forgings

• Tools & Molds

Your partners in precision

We can help fill the gaps if other heat treat suppliers are unable to meet your needs.

We can offer guidance if you are heat treating new types of parts for the first time, such as determining appropriate specifications for materials.

If you are looking for a reliable partner who can deliver precise results for your medical device or manufacturing components, contact us.

See what the experts at Paulo can do for your company.

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