Mequon-based Titan Spine, which makes titanium cages of various shapes and sizes designed for use in spinal surgeries, said it achieved “record sales” during the first three months of 2017. In a press release highlighting the company’s recent progress, Titan Spine said that more than 1,000 of its nanoLOCK Endoskeleton devices have been implanted in patients since the devices became available last year. Privately held Titan Spine did not include any specific dollar figures in the release, however.

Last July, the company announced that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services created a new medical billing code for its nanotextured surface technology, which is designed to mimic the coarse surface of bones. Peter Ullrich, co-founder and CEO of Titan Spine, predicted at the time that the creation of the new code would be a “big selling point.” Read the full story here.