6:29 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Stryker reports solid sales and earnings growth for quarter and 2013

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Earnings up 3.6% over 2012
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -Stryker Corp. reports solid growth in sales and earnings for fourth-quarter and full-year 2013. For the fourth quarter, the period ended Dec. 31, the Kalamazoo-based medical technologies company reported net earnings of $386 million, a 43 percent increase over $270 million in reported net earnings during fourth-quarter 2012.
6:06 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Stryker will pay $13.2-million to settle charges over business practices

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Kalamazoo company had been charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- An investigation by federal authorities found that Stryker Corp. subsidiaries in five foreign countries made illicit payments and tried for several years to bribe doctors, health care professionals and government-employed officials in order to obtain or retain business. Stryker has agreed to pay more than $13.2 million to settle the charges.
8:18 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Stryker earnings down because of recalls and acquisitions

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Company reports net earnings of $103-million on sales of $2.15-billion
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Costs related to product recalls and the acquisition of other operations weighed down third quarter earnings for Stryker Corp. But sales and earnings from ongoing operations were solid, the Kalamazoo-based company reported.
6:59 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Stryker to acquire Fort Lauderdale based medical device company

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Mako makes a robotic arm that helps surgeons more precisely implant replacement knees
Stryker agreed to acquire robotic-surgery technology supplier Mako for roughly $1.65 billion.
Forbes list
8:25 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Forbes list includes Kalamazoo, Portage residents

Three People with ties to Stryker Corporation are on Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans - file photo
Credit WMUK

Forbes annual list of richest people includes former Stryker CEO John Brown, and heirs Rhonda Stryker and her brother Jon Stryker. 

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