DePuy Synthes receives up to $260M US Department of Defense contract: 5 key notes

Written by Laura Dyrda | May 16, 2017 | Print  |

DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson company, received a national contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for its orthopedic products.

Here are four thins to know:

 

1. DePuy Synthes is contracted to supply up to $260 million worth of orthopedic products to the Defense Logistics Agency's electronic catalog of medical products. The products would be delivered to U.S. military medical treatments worldwide.

 

2. The one-year contract has an option for three additional one-year coverage periods, with a completion date of April 27, 2022.

 

3. The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies are all covered under the contract.

 

4. The ECAT system creates a more efficient way for facilities to purchase the products online and allows the company to deliver products efficiently.

 

"Our commitment to U.S. military servicemen, women and their families has spanned more than a century and we are excited to continue that commitment by bringing our innovative orthopedic products to U.S. military medical treatment facilities worldwide through the ECAT system," said Juan-Jose Gonzalez, president of DePuy Synthes, U.S.

 

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