Universal is a worldwide leader in the contract design and manufacture of Self-Retaining Screw Instruments and Medical Gages for the orthopedic and dental markets. Working in partnership with medical device manufacturers around the world, we provide innovative design & development, advanced machining technology, instrument and gage manufacturing, laser etching and surface treatment services.

Full Service Partner

A partnership with Universal provides the product development and quality system resources you need to complement and expand your internal capabilities. A full service provider, we can handle your orthopedic project and provide the expertise to ensure you bring quality product to market.

Medical Screw & Driver

Universal has nearly four decades of experience in the design and manufacture of screwdrivers for orthopedic surgical procedures. Our experience has allowed us to provide complete integrated solutions for superior fit between driver and screw. We can provide the tooling and gages for producing medical screws, as well as the driver and driver gages to assure proper fit and driver retention. Custom designed for your implants and your procedure, we take your design inputs and provide you with detailed drawings of your instruments and gages to complete your total system. Based on years of manufacturing experience with materials including titanium and surgical grade stainless steels and peek, Universal leads the way for the highest quality self-retaining surgical screwdrivers.

Medical Screw & Driver
Integrated Solutions

Universal Punch Corp. is commonly referred to as the most technologically advanced contract manufacturer in the Medical Orthopedic Industry for Driver Blades (screwdrivers). Our machining and finishing capabilities enable us to manufacture your newest designs of Medical Devices, Components, and Implants. We specialize in micromachining of exotic materials to very complex geometries with dimensional tolerances to +/-.0001”. Our vertically integrated micro-precision manufacturing processes make us your single-source solution for the most challenging of projects. Automated 100% dimensional inspection and complete process validation services compliant to ISO13485 (The International Standard For Medical Devices and Implants) and FDA QSR 21 CFR Part 820 ensure the highest level of quality for your medical products. All designed specifications are based, in part, upon ISO 8319-1 and ISO 8319-2. ASTM F116 - 00(2004) Standard Specification for Medical Screwdriver Bits.


Whether for small, ultra-precise parts – or the finest surgical instruments, components and gages – partnering with Universal provides superior craftsmanship to produce the kind of overall quality and excellence that sets Universal apart.

• The latest in machining technology, including CNC Swiss Turning Centers, 4 & 5 Axis Milling Centers, Autoloaders CNC 6-Axis Grinding, CNC Centerless Grinders and wire EDM and Conventional EDM machines, as well as automated measuring systems.

• Special processes: like color coding, laser welding, cutting and etching, diamond coating, chrome plating, gundrilling, electropolish, micro deburring and passivation.

  • CNC Machining Centers
  • 6 axis CNC Grinders
  • CNC Swiss Lathes
  • Gun Drilling
  • Wire EDM
  • Laser Etching
  • Centerless Grinding
  • O.D. Grinding
  • Surface Grinding
  • Laser Cutting
  • Welding
  • Blasting
  • Electropolish
  • Passivation
  • Coatings
  • Painting
  • Bur Banks
  • Finished Burs
  • Broaches
  • Drills
  • Reamers
  • Screws
  • Taps

Programming Compatibility

No matter which of the major software programs you use, we can work with it, either directly or through .step and .iges files.

  • Partmaker
  • Surfcam
  • AutoCAD
  • Solidworks

Universal Punch Corp.

4001 W. Macarthur Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
phone: (714) 556-4488
telefax: (714) 556-6314