RTI Surgical® Renews Supply/Distribution Agreement with Zimmer’s Trauma Business

Surgical Implant company RTI Surgical Inc. tells us Pioneer Surgical Technology Inc., its subsidiary company, has signed an agreement with Zimmer, Inc. to supply certain products for distribution by Zimmer’s trauma business.

Background

RTI Surgical’s implants are used in sports medicine, general surgery, spine, orthopedic, trauma and cardiothoracic procedures and are distributed in nearly 50 countries.

Zimmer Trauma is a business unit of Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Zimmer Trauma offers a comprehensive specialized portfolio of orthopaedic Trauma implants and instruments, designed to give surgeons uncompromising surgical solutions.

Under the agreement, which is effectively a renewal of previous arrangements RTI/Pioneer will supply integrated plates and cables, cannulated screws and instrumentation for Zimmer’s trauma business.

Company comments

for Zimmer 

“Zimmer is pleased to continue its long-standing collaborative relationship with RTI Surgical,” said Nathan Folkert, president, Zimmer Trauma. “They have been a valuable supplier for more than a decade, and I am excited they will continue to help us accomplish our mission of delivering innovative products to surgeons and patients around the world.”

for RTI Surgical

“Zimmer Trauma has a long-standing tradition of serving surgeons in trauma care and we believe our products offer the best in ease-of-use and quality,” said Brian K. Hutchison, president and chief executive officer, RTI Surgical. “We look forward to reaching more surgeons and patients with an industry-leading distributor like Zimmer.”

Source: RTI Surgical Inc., Business Wire

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