Zimmer Biomet

    Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. history, company profile (overview) and corporate video

       Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. is a global medical technology company headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, United States. It designs, manufactures and markets solutions that support orthopedic surgeons and clinicians in restoring mobility.


       Zimmer was founded in 1927 by Justin O. Zimmer to produce aluminum splints.

       In 2001, Zimmer was spun off from Bristol-Myers Squibb and began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

       In 2011, ExtraOrtho, Inc. (ExtraOrtho) was acquired.

       In 2012, the company acquired Reno, Nevada-based Synvasive Technology, Inc.

       In 2014, the company announced it would acquire ETEX Holdings, Inc.

       In 2015, Zimmer completed the acquisition of Biomet and formed Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc.

       In 2016, Zimmer Biomet announced it would acquire Ortho Transmission, LLC. It also acquired a sports medicine company, Cayenne Medical, Inc.

       In 2023, the company announced its intention to acquire Embody.

       Zimmer Biomet operates in more than 25 countries worldwide and sells products in over 100 countries.

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       With over 18,000 employees, it is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. According to Forbes, Zimmer Biomet is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World.

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