Stryker, Zimmer Biomet, Smith & Nephew & more: 9 device company notes

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | June 27, 2018 | Print  |

Here are nine key notes for orthopedic and spine device companies in the past week.

Stryker agreed to acquire Swiss medical device company SafeAir AG.

On April 24, 2018, the FDA issued a Form 483 for Zimmer Biomet's Warsaw North Campus, and Zimmer Biomet has now responded.

Orthofix realigned strategic business units to focus on spine and extremities and named Brad Niemann president of Global Orthofix Spine.

Smith & Nephew filed a motion for a Maryland federal court to dismiss 55 of the 200 suits in a multidistrict litigation.

A case against Zimmer Biomet and its M2a Magnum metal-on-metal hip device is continuing after a judge ruled the prosecutors could go after punitive damages.

Intellectual Asset Management named Titan Medical's Director of Strategic Development Jasminder Brar a global intellectual property strategy leader.

Zavation Medical Products appointed Brian K. Hutchison to its board of directors.

Johnson & Johnson unveiled its newest Johnson & Johnson Institute in Beijing, China.

Titan Spine sponsored Back Pain Centers of America's newly launched free e-book, "Critical Factors for Successful Spine Surgery."

More articles on devices and implants:
Stryker to fight surgical fire hazards with SafeAir acquisition
Zimmer Biomet says misunderstandings led to negative FDA findings at Warsaw North Campus
Orthofix re-aligns around spine, extremities after acquiring Spinal Kinetics: 4 key points

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