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In 1979, Stryker made an initial public offering of stock and later acquired Osteonics Corporation, entering the replacement hip, knee, and other orthopedic implants market (Stryker). In 1999 annual sales reached $2.1 billion, and in 2000 Stryker was included in the S&P 500 and the Forbes Platinum 400 for the first time.


Howmedica Osteonics Corporation, doing business as Stryker Orthopaedics, develops, manufactures, and distributes orthopedic products and services. It offers hip, knee, upper extremity, trauma, and spinal systems, as well as bone cement and bone substitutes. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Mahwah, ...


1964. Dr. Stryker retires from his medical practice, and we change our name to Stryker Corporation. ... 1979. Stryker acquires Osteonics Corp. and enters the orthopaedic implant market. ... 1998. We acquire Howmedica, a major player in the worldwide orthopaedic market, and double in size in the following year.


Jun 2, 2017 ... A California federal judge dismissed a suit against Stryker (NYSE:SYK) subsidiary Howmedica Osteonics Corp that claimed the company failed to warn the plaintiff that its CerviCore spinal implant could introduce dangerous metals into her bloodstream. The case was dismissed as the plaintiff could not ...


Aug 15, 2017 ... Case opinion for US 3rd Circuit IN RE: HOWMEDICA OSTEONICS CORP. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.


Aug 14, 2000 ... Osteonics Corporation was founded in 1978 by two ex-Howmedica engineers and acquired by the Stryker Corporation in 1979. The company developed a reputation for creating revolutionary orthopaedic implant design concepts, which have become industry standards. Milestones include the Universal ...


Sep 27, 2017 ... Document Control Center - WO66-G609. Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002. Howmedica Osteonics Corp. aka Stryker Orthopaedics. Ms. Valerie Giambanco. Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialist. 325 Corporate Drive. Mahwah, New Jersey 07430. Re: K171768. Trade/Device Name: Trident® II Acetabular System.


Product, Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp. AxSOS System Instrument. The AxSOS Locking Plate System is designed to treat periarticular or intraarticular fractures of the Distal Femur, Proximal Humerus, Proximal Tibia, and the Distal Tibia. Per the operative technique, " A 4.3 mm Drill (REF 702743) is then used to drill the ...


May 12, 2016 ... On May 12, 2016, in Howmedica Osteonics Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (O'Malley, Plager,* Wallach) affirmed the district court's judgment that Zimmer did not infringe U.S. Patent No. 6,475,243, which related to a socket assembly used in prosthetic hip implants.