Medtronic, Stryker, Zimmer Biomet & more: 15 device company notes

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | December 05, 2018 | Print  |

Here are 15 key notes from orthopedic and spine device companies in the past week.

Medtronic was among the nine Minnesota-based companies to land spots on Drunker Institute's Management Top 250 list.

Spineology added Bob Paulson and Phil Soran to its board of directors.

Nexxt Spine received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Saxxony Posterior Cervical Thoracic System.

Astura Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance for its spinal fixation system.

Minimally invasive surgical device company SI-Bone closed its initial public offering of 8.28 million shares of common stock in October.

Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak traveled to Israel, along with other senior executives, days after the company announced it would acquire its third Israel-based company.

Exparel launched a new patient website with resources for individuals planning to undergo surgery.

A judge sided with Zimmer Biomet's decision to not pay a former employee severance.

Stryker made significant inroads into the spine market by acquiring K2M for $1.4 billion in late August. Since then, the company has focused on the integration and its growth strategy for the coming years, even as the spine market seems to flatten out.

Implanet received CE mark approval for its Jazz Cap System.

WishBone Medical acquired Response Ortho.

Stryker priced four senior notes offerings, totaling $2.56 billion.

LimaCorporate launched the SMR TT Hybrid Glenoid in the U.S. and New Zealand.

Osseus Fusion Systems received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Aries 3D-printed titanium spinal implants.

In2Bones Global launched the CoLink View Plating System.

More articles on devices and implants:
Medtronic nabs No. 43 on Management Top 250 list
Spineology welcomes 2 new board members
Nexxt Spine launches posterior cervical thoracic system: 3 insights

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