Becker Orthopedic was founded by Otto K. Becker in 1933. It was established to provide orthotic components and central fabrication services. Becker Orthopedic remains a family business. In 1986, Becker Metal Works, a company that produces investment castings, was founded as a sister company to Becker Orthopedic. Becker Orthopedic acquired Oregon Orthotic Systems, which is known as Becker Oregon, in 1997. The company s components are available in more than 50 countries through an established network of international distributors. However, the company has not lost sight of its roots and continues to operate six patient care offices throughout metropolitan Detroit. Becker Orthopedic is headquartered in Troy, Mich.