Profile: Stryker Corp (SYK.N)
Stryker Corporation is a medical technology company. The Company offers a range of products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine, which help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
The Company’s products include implants used in joint replacement and trauma surgeries, surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems, endoscopic and communications systems, patient handling and emergency medical equipment, neurosurgical, neurovascular and spinal devices, as well as other medical device products used in various medical specialties. Its products are marketed directly to doctors, hospitals and other healthcare facilities in the United States. Internationally, the Company’s products are sold in over 100 countries through company-owned sales subsidiaries and branches, as well as third-party dealers and distributors. It operates in three segments: Orthopaedics, MedSurg, and Neurotechnology and Spine.
The Company’s orthopaedics segment consists of implants used in hip and knee joint replacements and trauma and extremities surgeries. It offers patients and physicians with implant designs and specialized instrumentation. It supports surgeons with the technology and services in developing new surgical techniques.
The Company competes with Zimmer Holdings, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Biomet, Inc. and Smith & Nephew plc.
The Company’s MedSurg products include surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems (Instruments), endoscopic and communications systems (Endoscopy), patient handling and emergency medical equipment (Medical), and reprocessed and remanufactured medical devices. It also offers other medical device products used in various medical specialties.
The Company competes with Zimmer, Medtronic plc, CONMED Corporation, Smith & Nephew Endoscopy, ConMed Linvatec, Inc., Arthrex, Inc., Karl Storz GmbH & Co., Olympus Optical Co. Ltd. Hill and Rom Holdings, Inc.
Neurotechnology and Spine
The Company’s Neurotechnology and Spine products include both neurosurgical and neurovascular devices. Its neurotechnology offering includes products used for minimally invasive endovascular techniques; a line of products for brain and open skull base surgical procedures; orthobiologic and biosurgery products, including synthetic bone grafts and vertebral augmentation products, and minimally invasive products for the treatment of acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. The Company also develops, manufactures and markets spinal implant products, including cervical, thoracolumbar and interbody systems used in spinal injury, deformity and degenerative therapies.
The Company competes with Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, Nuvasive, Inc. and Globus Medical, Inc.
2825 Airview Blvd
PORTAGE MI 49002-1802