Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer is the worldwide #1 pure-play orthopaedic leader in designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing reconstructive and spinal implants, trauma and related orthopaedic surgical products. Zimmer has operations in more than 24 countries around the world and sells products in more than 100 countries. Zimmer's 2006 sales were approximately $3.5 billion. The company is supported by the efforts of more than 7,000 employees worldwide.
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materially. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to,
our ability to successfully integrate acquired businesses, the impact of
our settlement of the federal investigation into financial relationships
with consulting surgeons, including our compliance with the Deferred
Prosecution Agreement through March 2009 and the Corporate Integrity
Agreement through 2012, the outcome of the Department of Justice Antitrust
Division investigation announced in June 2006, the outcome of the informal
investigation by the U.S. Securit
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