Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Designer and manufacturer of innovative medical devices
  • Year established:
    1982
  • Website:
    http://www.xiros.eu.com
  • Contact
    • Springfield House, Whitehouse Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS19 7UE

About Xiros Ltd

Xiros work with healthcare professionals, medical device companies and academic institutions to provide routines to market for inventions in the orthopaedic and sports medicine fields.

Originally called Neoligaments, the company was founded in Leeds in 1982 by Dr. Bahaa Seedhorn, following collaboration with his friend and colleague Dr. Kyosuke Fujikawa to develop a textile-based implant and reconstruction technique for the anterior cruciate ligament.

The company has gained a reputation for innovation and technical excellence. Alongside the development and manufacturing of their own devices, they also provide extensive expertise in research, development, design, manufacturing and marketing to others in the medical field.

Their rapid response and focused FASTRAXTM service converts concepts into complete solutions through a rigorous project-managed process. This can be tailored to suit individual requirements, from completion of certain agreed portions of work over the product development process to full design and development, including obtaining regulatory approvals if required.


What is it like to work for Xiros Ltd

Wellbeing
Wellbeing
They are signed up to the Virgin Corporate Challenge where employees are provided with a Pulse device, which counts their steps. In teams of seven, employees then try and increase their daily activity over 100 days. The winning team clocked almost 12 million steps.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company’s charity and volunteering group organise and promote fundraising and charity events. Recent events include a coffee morning and cake auction, a pie and peas event, volunteering at a Donkey Sanctuary and volunteering in charity shops.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
In 2017, Xiros set up a focus group consisting of representatives from each department to look for ways to improve their reward and recognition policy. Following this consultation, a peer-nominated recognition scheme was introduced.

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  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

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  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    103

  • Earning £35,000+:

    33%

  • Average Age:

    43

  • Male : Female:

    49% / 51%

  • Staff Turnover:

    7%

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