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Terso Solutions and Medacta USA Partnership Demonstrates Streamlined Sales Process Through Use of RFID Mobile Case Automated Inventory Management Solution

Medacta USA
Posted on: 29 Sep 16

MADISON, Wis. and CHICAGO, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Medacta USA, a leading manufacturer of orthopedic implants, neurological systems, and instrumentation, and Terso Solutions, Inc. have partnered in the Early Access Program for the RAIN RFID-enabled Mobile Case, Terso's newest solution offering. The RFID-enabled Mobile Case is an automated inventory management solution that allows medical device manufacturers real-time visibility to field inventory. This partnership will drive research and further development around the Mobile Case as it moves to general availability.  

The Mobile Case is the newest RAIN RFID solution from Terso and uses patented RFID technology to automate managing field inventory. When a field representative opens the RFID Mobile Case and removes a product, the transaction is recorded in real-time and data is transferred utilizing cellular communication. This automated inventory management system requires no manual tracking, no barcodes, and no scanners. This means sales can be instantly recorded for field representatives, or invoices automatically triggered for various consignment applications. It also eliminates unnecessary shipping costs and facilitates field based replenishment of the case. Like all of Terso's RAIN RFID solutions, the Mobile Case uses Jetstream®, Terso's open API cloud-based platform that enables rapid scalability of RFID sensors and RFID data integration with business critical software applications. To learn more about Mobile Case, and Terso's other solutions, please visit

Medacta USA chose Terso's technology to assist with the challenge of eliminating manual processes in an effort to improve accuracy and efficiencies within its supply chain. "Medacta's business has grown significantly over the past few years, and tracking inventory once it leaves our distribution facilities has become increasingly challenging and time consuming," said Shawn McIntyre, Director of Operations for Medacta USA. "The problem is magnified in a program like ours, where inventory is frequently transferred to numerous locations and then returned to the distribution center."

Utilizing the Mobile Case, Medacta continues to see immense improvements in inventory accountability and traceability. Gaining the ability to track the physical location of in-transit inventory has helped to improve Medacta's field replenishment with 100% accuracy and simplify the overall sales process for field representatives and customers.  

"The opportunity to partner with Medacta USA provides Terso with valuable and tangible operational data on the performance and design of this game-changing product," said John Kuehl, Hardware Product Manager for Terso Solutions. "Having factual field data as to how the RFID Mobile Case assists with managing and tracking field inventory, product shrinkage, delays in reporting, and stock outs, will help to foster broad-based acceptance of this product within in the healthcare industry."  

About Medacta USA

Medacta USA is the American subsidiary of Medacta® International, a world leading manufacturer of orthopedic implants, neurosurgical systems, and instrumentation. Medacta's revolutionary approach and responsible innovation have resulted in standard of care breakthroughs in hip replacement with the AMIS® system and total knee replacement with MyKnee® patient matched technology. Over the last 10 years, Medacta has grown dramatically by taking a holistic approach and placing value on all aspects of the care experience from design to training to sustainability. Medacta USA is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. To learn more about Medacta, please visit or follow @Medacta on Twitter.

About Terso Solutions

Terso Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of automated inventory management solutions for tracking high-value medical and scientific products in healthcare and life science. Terso Solutions, Inc. is backed by 13 years of RFID product development and implementation experience. Our product line includes RAIN RFID cabinets, refrigerators, freezers (-20C to -80C), smart rooms, and mobile solutions. Terso has deployed over 1,600 RAIN RFID-enabled sensors worldwide. Headquartered in Madison, WI, Terso Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Promega Corporation. Additional information is available at

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Mike Wood

Last updated on: 29/09/2016

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