Friday, October 24, 2014

Shirley A. Weis Joins RTI Surgical Board of Directors

ALACHUA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RTI Surgical Inc. (RTI) (Nasdaq: RTIX), a global surgical implant company, announced today that Shirley A. Weis, president of Weis Associates, LLC and

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Exactech Q3 Revenue Up 4% to $57.9 Million; Net Income Down 6% to $3.0 Million Due to Currency Losses; Q3 Diluted EPS $0.21 vs. $0.23

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exactech, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder and spine, announced today

Medtronic Launches the Divergence(TM) Anterior Cervical Fusion System

MEMPHIS, TENN. - October 21, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced the U.S. launch of the DIVERGENCE(TM) Anterior Cervical Fusion System for the treatment of single-level

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Aurora Spine Announces Global Distribution Agreement for Sentio MMG® Nerve Mapping System

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 21, 2014) - Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced today that it has entered into a worldwide distribution and co-marketing agreement with Sentio, LLC to distribute the Sentio MMG® nerve mapping system.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

X-spine Announces Launch of Axograft™ Biologics Portfolio

MIAMISBURG, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--X-spine Systems, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer of class-leading products for spinal surgery, announces the addition of a broad line of

Monday, October 20, 2014

Medtronic Announces Global Launch of Titanium-Coated Peek Interbody Fusion Devices

MEMPHIS, TENN., - October 20, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) introduced its Pure Titanium Coating (PTC) platform of interbody fusion devices for the spine today at the 2014 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Meeting in Boston. The PTC platform includes four products: the

Saturday, October 18, 2014

RTI Surgical hiring employees, adding third shift

MARQUETTE — A surgical implant company is adding employees at its manufacturing plant in Marquette. Florida-based RTI Surgical will soon be running manufacturing operations in Marquette 24 hours a day.
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Friday, October 17, 2014

Move to close Irish tax loophole won't stop Medtronic-Covidien deal

Ireland is closing a loophole that's made it a tax haven for multinational corporations. That policy move, however, won't affect plans by Twin Cities-based Medtronic to buy Irish medical device maker Covidien.
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Stryker earnings fall 45%

Stryker Corp. said its third-quarter earnings fell 45% on tax impacts and other one-time items offset the medical-device maker's continued revenue growth.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Precision Spine™ Announces 510(k) Clearance of the VAULT®-C Anterior Cervical Interbody Fusion Device

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Precision Spine, Inc. announced that it recently received 510(k) clearance and initiated the launch of its VAULT-C Anterior Cervical Interbody Fusion Device.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Mazor Robotics Ltd. Promotes Christopher Prentice to CEO of its US Subsidiary

CAESAREA, ISRAEL — Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR; NASDAQ GM:MZOR), a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today that Christopher Prentice, SVP America & Global Marketing, has been promoted to be the Chief Executive Officer of