OEM News


  • Extremities
    FDA Clears First Pediatric-Specific Foot System

    FDA Clears First Pediatric-Specific Foot System

    OrthoPediatrics' PediFoot Deformity Correction System treats fractures and deformities of the foot and ankle.
    GlobeNewswire 08.19.19

  • Spine/Neurology
    FDA OKs First Device to Treat Pediatric Progressive Idiopathic Scoliosis

    FDA OKs First Device to Treat Pediatric Progressive Idiopathic Scoliosis

    As a patient grows, Zimmer Biomet Spine's The Tether – Vertebral Body Tethering System corrects curvature while maintaining a fuller range of motion.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 08.16.19

  • Spine/Neurology
    SeaSpine Launches Mariner MIS Posterior Fixation System

    SeaSpine Launches Mariner MIS Posterior Fixation System

    Mariner MIS allows for both low-profile extended tabs and robust tower-based reduction instrumentation without duplicate screw shanks.
    GlobeNewswire 08.15.19

  • Spine/Neurology
    Nexxt Spine Extends Nexxt Matrixx Line

    Nexxt Spine Extends Nexxt Matrixx Line

    Adds stand-alone cervical system.
    Nexxt Spine LLC 08.15.19

  • Biologics | Bracing/Prosthetics | Extremities | Imaging | Instruments | Large Joint | MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    The 2019 Top 10 Global Orthopedic Device Firms

    The 2019 Top 10 Global Orthopedic Device Firms

    Robotics and M&A continued to define the orthopedics industry in 2018.
    ODT Staff 08.14.19

  • 1. Stryker

    1. Stryker

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #1 (Last year: #1) $13.60 Billion Prior Fiscal: $12.44 Billion Percentage Change: +9.3% No. of Employees: 36,000 Global Headquarters: Kalamazoo, Mich. KEY EXECUTIVES: Kevin A. Lobo, Chairman and CEO Glenn S. Boehnlein, VP and…
    08.14.19

  • 2. DePuy Synthes

    2. DePuy Synthes

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #2 (Last year: #2) $8.88 Billion Prior Fiscal: $9.05 Billion Percentage Change: -1.91% No. of Employees: 18,000 Global Headquarters: Warsaw, Ind.; Raynham, Mass.; and West Chester, Pa. KEY EXECUTIVES: Alex Gorsky, Chairman an…
    08.14.19

  • 3. Zimmer Biomet

    3. Zimmer Biomet

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #3 (Last year: #3) $7.93 Billion Prior Fiscal: $7.80 Billion Percentage Change: +1.7% No. of Employees: 19,000 Global Headquarters: Warsaw, Ind. KEY EXECUTIVES: Bryan C. Hanson, President and CEO Suketu Upadhyay, Exec. VP and…
    08.14.19

  • 4. Smith & Nephew

    4. Smith & Nephew

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #4 (Last year: #4) $4.90 Billion Prior Fiscal: $4.76 Billion Percentage Change: +2.9% No. of Employees: 16,377 Global Headquarters: London, United Kingdom KEY EXECUTIVES: Roberto Quarta, Board Chairman Namal Nawana, CEO Graha…
    08.14.19

  • 5. Medtronic Spine

    5. Medtronic Spine

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #5 (Last year: #5) $2.65 Billion Prior Fiscal: $2.67 Billion Percentage Change: -0.7% No. of Employees: 90,017 Global Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland KEY EXECUTIVES: Omar Ishrak, Chairman and CEO Karen L. Parkhill, Exec. VP and…
    08.14.19

  • 6. NuVasive

    6. NuVasive

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #6 (Last year: #7) $1.10 Billion Prior Fiscal: $1.03 Billion Percentage Change: +7.3% No. of Employees: 2,600 Global Headquarters: San Diego, Calif. KEY EXECUTIVES: Chris Barry, CEO Rajesh Asarpota, Exec. VP and CFO Matt Link…
    08.14.19

  • 7. Wright Medical

    7. Wright Medical

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #7 (Last year: #8) $836 Million Prior Fiscal: $745 Million Percentage Change: +12.2% No. of Employees: 2,894 Global Headquarters: Amsterdam, The Netherlands KEY EXECUTIVES: Robert J. Palmisano, President and CEO David D. Stev…
    08.14.19

  • 8. Globus Medical

    8. Globus Medical

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #8 (Last year: #8) $713 Million Prior Fiscal: $636 Million Percentage Change: +12.1% No. of Employees: 1,800 Global Headquarters: Audubon, Pa. KEY EXECUTIVES: David C. Paul, Exec. Chairman David M. Demski, CEO Daniel T. Scavi…
    08.14.19

  • 9. Össur

    9. Össur

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #9 (Last year: #10) $613 Million Prior Fiscal: $569 Million Percentage Change: +7.7% No. of Employees: 3,000 Global Headquarters: Reykjavik, Iceland KEY EXECUTIVES: Niels Jacobsen, Board Chairman Jon Sigurdsson, President and…
    08.14.19

  • 10. Integra LifeSciences

    10. Integra LifeSciences

    AT A GLANCE Rank: #10 $509 Million ($1.47B total) Prior Fiscal: $468 Million Percentage Change: +8.7% No. of Employees: 4,500 Global Headquarters: Plainsboro, N.J. KEY EXECUTIVES: Peter Arduini, President and CEO Carrie Anderson, Corp. VP and…
    08.14.19

  • Trauma/Sports
    OIC Launches Femur Nail

    OIC Launches Femur Nail

    Part of the OIC Inramedullary Nail System.
    The Orthopaedic Implant Company 08.14.19

  • Bracing/Prosthetics | Imaging | Large Joint | Trauma/Sports
    Hidden Gems: 6 Orthopedic Technology Innovators of Note

    Hidden Gems: 6 Orthopedic Technology Innovators of Note

    These organizations are offering intriguing technologies to improve orthopedic care and, as such, have piqued the ODT editors’ interests.
    Sam Brusco, Sean Fenske, and Michael Barbella 08.14.19

  • A Look to the Future: Observations from the Top 10 Reports

    A Look to the Future: Observations from the Top 10 Reports

    As I reviewed this year’s top company reports, I saw mentions of the familiar products commonly associated with the orthopedic industry—implants for hips, knees, and spine, as well as bracing solutions and instrumentation. These products…
    Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief 08.14.19

  • Biologics
    Bioventus Launches DUROLANE SJ (1mL) in Australia and New Zealand

    Bioventus Launches DUROLANE SJ (1mL) in Australia and New Zealand

    Company also receives expanded indications for DUROLANE (3mL).
    Bioventus 08.14.19

  • Extremities
    Loci Orthopaedics Awarded $2.8 Million Grant

    Loci Orthopaedics Awarded $2.8 Million Grant

    Enters into new technology license agreement.
    Loci Orthopaedics 08.13.19