6:59 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Stryker to acquire Fort Lauderdale based medical device company

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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6:47 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Stryker CEO reflects on first year on job

Kevin Lobo says Kalamazoo and Portage remain critical to medical device maker
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Since beginning his new job nearly a year ago, Kevin Lobo is enjoying all the firsts involved in leading medical device maker Stryker Corp., including seeing the title Chief Executive Officer on his resume. Within months of taking the reins, the 48-year-old gave the company a first, too.
6:10 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Stryker Corporation reports net earnings drop of 34% in second quarter

Company's earning per share failed to meet Wall Street projections
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Stryker Corp. is reporting a 34 percent drop in net earnings in the second quarter as the company continues to suffer from product recalls and volatile foreign exchange rates. Net earnings fell 34.5 percent to $213 million compared to $325 million last year.
5:49 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Recalled knee surgery tool could cause damages, death

Stryker recalled ShapeMatch Cutting Guides in November for concerns that the tool may cause the knee not to work properly.
KALAMAZOO, MI - Stryker Corp.'s voluntary recall of its ShapeMatch Cutting Guides is being classified as a Class I recall by the Food and Drug Administration, meaning there is reasonable probability the product could cause serious adverse health consequences or death.