The business now known as Cadence, Inc. began in 1985 as Specialty Blades to address the needs of industrial companies who required high performance, razor sharp custom-made cutting blades. The Cadence name now brings together three well respected divisions, Cadence Science, Incision Tech and Specialty Blades, to create a premier metals manufacturing company. Cadence is located in Staunton, VA with a second manufacturing facility in Rhode Island.Cadence is ranked among the top life science companies providing outsourced design and manufacturing solutions for surgical devices and scientific applications.

The Cadence reputation as the market expert for improving product performance comes from a commitment to using innovative metals fabrication technologies. The world's only IncisionLab enables better performance using our Define. Do. Measure. approach to new product design and development. Our proprietary "sharps" processing technologies enable Cadence to supply the most critical components and sub-assemblies for medical devices, scientific, and industrial applications.