Founded in 1991, BioMedical Enterprises Inc. operates as an orthopaedic company offering a range of advanced extremity products. As a biomedical research firm, it provides solutions for reconstructive bone fusion and offers a comprehensive line of shape memory bone fusion implants. Based in San Antonio, Texas, it works closely in partnership with leading teaching institutions and some of the world s leading orthopaedic companies on various bone healing research projects. The company was the first to introduce and market memory metal compression bone staples, a heat-activated shape memory device in the United States. Some of the patented products created by BioMedical Enterprises Inc. include OSSforce Implant Controller, HammerLock, OSStaple, BOSS, STEP OSStaple, STEP BOSS and OSSArc.