The addressable market for Tutogen's dental products is estimated to be approximately $300 million annually, with the U.S. representing approximately one-half of the total.
According to the companies, the Puros family of bone grafting products offers an effective and predictable clinical outcome for patients requiring bony enhancement of the mandible and maxilla in a timely manner. All Puros products feature easy handling, quick hydration, five-year shelf life and room temperature storage.
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. Zimmer is supported by the efforts of more than 7,000 employees worldwide.
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About Zimmer Dental Inc.
Zimmer Dental is a global leader in the oral rehabilitation market with a mission to improve the lives of patients through continuous product development and leadership in education. Zimmer Dental offers one of the most comprehensive dental implant product lines available, including the Tapered Screw-Vent(R) Implant System and Puros Allograft family, and provides professionals access to premier education and training resources such as The Zimmer Institute(TM).
About Tutogen Medical, Inc.
Tutogen Medical, Inc. manufactures sterile biological implant products
made from human (allograft) and animal (xenograft) tissue. Tutogen utilizes
its proprietary Tutoplast Process(R) of tissue preservation and viral
inactivation to manufacture and deliver ster
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