global medical manufacturer since 1973 over 45 years strong
about deroyal
With an ever-expanding customer base, DeRoyal has built one of the most vertically integrated companies in the medical business. Every business unit of DeRoyal shares the same dedication to customer service. We firmly believe that service levels must always exceed expectations so that you, our customers, can concentrate on the very important business of caring for patients.
Brian DeBusk CEO
Brian DeBusk, CEO
our mission
Global Medical Manufacturer Founded in 1973
DeRoyal Industries is committed to improve the clinical quality and economic health of its customers. Our broad and deep workforce of 1,900 employees within 2.5 million square feet under roof, operates collectively between 21 facility locations in 6 countries, with manufacturing assets on 3 continents. Our world-wide team brings value to customers in several distinct markets that include surgical devices, unitized delivery systems, orthopedic supports and bracing, and wound care dressings.

At DeRoyal, we combine fundamental manufacturing capabilities with unique services and information technology tools to deliver unparalleled quality and value to our customers. Nearly 100 patents and 25,000 different products offered stand as testimony to the creative resolve of the DeRoyal team to deliver revolutionary products and services that benefit clinicians and patients.
’70s
After noticing many deteriorating plaster casts, a young pharmaceutical salesman in Tennessee has an idea for an orthopedic cast boot. 

That salesman is the DeRoyal founder, Pete DeBusk.
innovation
’80s
Throughout the ‘80s, DeRoyal initiates its first major physical expansion with construction in New Tazewell, TN… now the largest manufacturing campus.

DeRoyal is the first company in the medical industry to offer custom procedural trays on a just-in-time basis.
 
building
’90s
Throughout the early 1990s, DeRoyal develops and introduces innovative products and global initiatives, as well as a new division of medical products: wound care.

Several expansions through acquired factories and companies establish DeRoyal as an international company.
acquisition
’00s
DeRoyal continues to expand domestically and internationally. DeRoyal celebrates 30+ years in business, and continues to expand the product catalog divisions.

Moving into the digital age, DeRoyal influences an e-business initiative focusing on business development and new uses for web-based tools.
expansion
’10s
DeRoyal continues with the same entrepreneurial spirit in which it was founded. 

Our mission is to manufacture quality products and provide our customers added value with innovative services. 

Today, DeRoyal is a leading supplier of orthopedic softgoods to hospitals in the U.S.
growth
20s
Today
As we look to the future, DeRoyal advances with additional innovative services and products.

The Continuum® System with RFID technology provides automated inventory control devices and solutions.

Dominican Republic location doubles size of its facilities.

DeRoyal Sterilization services accommodate for large third-party contracts.
DIRECTION
It has been a long-standing part of DeRoyal’s strategic vision to be able to manufacture a diverse group of products to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our customers.
Pete DeBusk, Founder & Chairman
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careers at deroyal
DeRoyal continuously seeks bright, self-motivated individuals to add value to our organization. Our employees are our most important asset. DeRoyal employees believe in teamwork and dedication, and understand that being a market leader involves a sense of urgency and strong commitment to quality.

If you are looking for a challenging career, team atmosphere, and a great place to grow both professionally and personally, DeRoyal is the company of choice.
DeRoyal is committed to continually identifying and eliminating risks to our employees, the public and the environment.
news & events
  • Apr 2
    2020
    WATE Channel 6 Knoxville reporter Lori Tucker interviews DeRoyal CEO Brian DeBusk about the DeRoyal response to COVID-19 demand for medical equipment and personal protective equipment such as facial protection.
  • Mar 24
    2020
    The introduction of robotic surgical systems and their integration into minimally invasive procedures have changed the landscape of laparoscopic surgery dramatically. The STEEP-T™ system is quick and easy to set up. The single-use foam pad with straps may be used to gently reposition the patient on the O.R. table, as needed, for pre-operative changes.
  • Jan 8
    2020
    From youth to high school and collegiate to pro, thousands of athletes take to the gridiron to participate in this great American past time. Unfortunately, with the coming of Fall and football, also come injuries.
SUPPORTING
OUR COMMUNITY
At DeRoyal, we support our local
community where we live,
work, and play.
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upcoming tradeshow participation

  • 9/24

    SER WOCN
    Orlando, FL

    Wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nursing is a multifaceted, evidence based practice incorporating a unique body of knowledge to provide excellence in prevention, health maintenance, therapeutic intervention, and rehabilitative nursing care to persons with select disorders of the gastrointestinal, genitourinary and integument systems.

  • 9/24

    Asheville OrthoForum
    Nashville, TN
    The OrthoForum is a national physician specialty organization whose membership includes many of the largest privately owned orthopaedic practices in the United States.
  • 10/1

    Reynolds OrthoForum
    Austin, TX
    The OrthoForum is a national physician specialty organization whose membership includes many of the largest privately owned orthopaedic practices in the United States.
  • 10/9

    DFCON
    Virtual Event, Online
    DFCon is the premier international, interdisciplinary diabetic foot conference  offers the opportunity to review state-of-the-art concepts and techniques. Didactic talks will delve into diagnostic and interventional strategies for diabetic foot ulcers and amputation prevention. 
  • 10/15

    Therapy Services
    San Antonio, TX
    The OrthoForum is a national physician specialty organization whose membership includes many of the largest privately owned orthopaedic practices in the United States.
  • 10/21

    AHVAP
    Scottsdale, AZ
    The Association Of Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) is an organization of nurses and clinical professionals whose expertise bridges the gap between clinical staff and the supply chain process. 
  • 11/4

    OrthoASC
    Chicago, IL
    The OrthoForum is a national physician specialty organization whose membership includes many of the largest privately owned orthopaedic practices in the United States.