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GAINESVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exactech, developer and producer of innovative implants, instruments and smart technologies for joint replacement, is proud to announce a preferred relationship with Permedica SpA for the distribution of products hip replacement surgery in Spain.
The portfolio complements Exactech’s existing portfolio in Spain by adding Permedica’s new 3D printed cup, numerous coating options including ceramic, cross-linked vitamin E and dual mobility, as well as a wide range of rod options.
“The addition of these products strengthens our position in the Spanish market by giving us access to a complete portfolio of European hips. I look forward to the opportunity to serve more patients with these complementary implants,” said Nicolas Hohl, Director of Sales and Market Development for EMEA at Exactech.
“This partnership strengthens our national Spanish position in the recognition industry, providing significant opportunities for Exactech and Permedica to grow together in the years to come,” said Federico Perego, Permedica Sales Director. “Furthermore, the goal of this important agreement is to promote quality products and build a solid foundation to further disseminate innovative solutions that can help more patients.”
The innovative TRASER® technology creates implants with additive Selective Laser Melting technology, printing them layer by layer, using Ti6Al4V powder.
“Initial and long-term fixation and osseointegration are essential to restore hip joint function,” said Dr. C. Esteve Balzola, head of the Orthopedics and Traumatology Department at Hospital del Vendrell in Tarragona, which was among the first to use the product in the country. “The Jump Cup Traser technology helps achieve this goal and provides intraoperative flexibility with various friction torque options and the possibility of dual mobility.”
Exactech is a global medical device company that develops and markets orthopedic implants, related surgical instruments and the Active Intelligence® platform of intelligent technologies for hospitals and physicians. Based in Gainesville, Florida, Exactech markets its products in the United States, in addition to more than 30 markets in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. Visit www.exac.com for more information and connect with us on LinkedIn, Vumedi, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.
Morgan Lee, Exactech Marketing Communications