September 2016 | Volume 2





To avoid disruptions in customer service and financial performance after a merger or acquisition, be sure to review the people, processes and supporting systems for upstream and downstream supply chains. 



As of September 22, 81 companies have confirmed their booths for OMTEC 2017 next June. These companies hail from ten countries and offer expertise ranging from implant and instrument manufacturing to regulatory submission preparation. See the list




Stryker entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Restore Surgical, d/b/a Instratek. This marks the company's 5th orthopaedic-related acquisition in 2016, bolstering Stryker's spine, sports medicine and extremities business segments.



Three topics arose when we spoke about NASS priorities with Eric Muehlbauer, Executive Director and CEO, addressing the areas of greatest opportunity for surgeons and device companies.


From the archives:
In the event that you missed some of the product launches and clearances announced in 1Q16 at AAOS, BONEZONE highlights the following moves made by your peers.






September 30

Suppliers - return your application by this date to apply Priority Points to 
booth selection!












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