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Ets Oury-Guye & Fils SA

Forging of surgical instruments
31, rue Malaingre
BP 18
52800 Nogent
Grand-Est

Tel : +33 (0)3 25 31 81 04

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OURY GUYE is specialised in making surgical instruments for the operating block: ancillary tools for implants and standard tools (ENT, orthopaedics, "soft” surgery).

The company has a catalogue of 2,000 instrument models, of which 1,800 standard references. On average, it makes 3 new products per month for specific applications.  Oury-Guyé makes all of its products in Nogent on its current site. Since the 19th century, the area of Nogent has been focused on knife-making, but over the years, the region’s companies have diversified their manufacturing techniques to adapt to new markets. Thus, scissor-making, manual tools and surgical instruments have been added to the traditional knife-making activity.  Oury-Guyé is one of the oldest companies in this field to still be in business. Founded in 1909, it has a stock of original parts and models dating from the start of the 20th century, constituting an important asset for surgical art in France. This stock is unique in France because all parts have been forged, sharpened and polished by the hands of qualified workers, including "Meilleurs Ouvriers de France” (Best French Craftsman).