Vilex in Tennessee, Inc(Vilex) is a privately-owned company, headquatered in McMinnville, Tennessee. Sylvia Southard is president and cheif operating office. the main business of vilex is orthopedic and podiatric bone surgery. Vilex offers a broad range of cannulated screws, locking and conventional plates, small joint implants, a subtalar arthroereisis implant, and ring and ring and mono-rail external fixation devices. In addition, through United American Medical (UAM, acquired in 2001), Vilex offers a whole array of power equipment such as wire drivers, drills, and oscillating / reciprocating saws. Vilex also offers saw blades, guide wires, drills and burrs. All Vilex Internal Fixation Products are manufactured in the USA. Vilex markets its products throughout the USA and Europre- primarily through independent sales representatives.