Zimmer Showcases Newly Acquired Line of Surgical Power Tools at 2011 AAOS Annual Meeting
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH ; SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced it will showcase a new line of orthopaedic surgical power tools as part of the Company's exhibit at the 2011 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in San Diego, CA. The new line was previously distributed under the SoPlus brand name. Zimmer acquired Switzerland-based Sodem Diffusion S.A., the manufacturer of SoPlus Orthopaedic Surgical Power Tools, in December 2010.
"We are excited to showcase this new portfolio of surgical power equipment," said Mark Dorris, President, Zimmer Surgical. "The new line includes a range of innovative power tools that build upon Zimmer's existing offerings in the orthopaedic power equipment market."
To learn more about Zimmer's orthopaedic surgical power tool offerings, visit the Zimmer booth at the 2011 AAOS annual meeting.
About the Company
Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer designs, develops, manufactures and markets orthopaedic reconstructive, spinal and trauma devices, dental implants, and related surgical products. Zimmer has operations in more than 25 countries around the world and sells products in more than 100 countries. Zimmer's 2010 sales were approximately $4.2 billion. The Company is supported by the efforts of more than 8,000 employees worldwide.
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