Arthrex

Topics: Employment, Infant mortality, Hospital Pages: 2 (614 words) Published: August 6, 2013
Overview
Arthrex is a global medical device company and leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. The company was started in 1981 in Munich, Germany by Reinhold Schmieding, and has since moved its headquarters to Naples, Florida. They have locations in the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. Some locations include Germany, Switzerland, Korea, Japan, Denmark, Poland, Florida, California, and Canada to name a few of the countries it distributes its products to worldwide. More than 94% of Arthrex’s products are manufactured in the United States, and exported to more than 100 countries in the world. To go along with their mission of helping surgeons treat patients better and contribute to safe and successful patient outcomes, their corporate location in Naples, Florida serves as an education destination for surgeons from around the world to learn about new products and techniques through hands-on surgical skills training programs. To this day Arthrex holds about 200 patents in orthopedic devices. Employment

As an employer Arthrex will match 100 percent to employees 401K contributions. Employees receive medical and dental insurance and basic life insurance on day one of employment. Many companies require 90 days of employment before offering medical insurance. Other perks of being an Arthrex employee include, catered lunches, language skills training programs, vision reimbursement, and short/long term disability. Employee wages range from starting salary of $34K to over $50K a year. Arthrex is responsible for more than 250 jobs in Naples, Florida alone and another 125 in Europe. Their intercompany employee mission is, Making People Better, described as “Arthrex invests in helping to make our employees’ lives better through job security, growth opportunity and wellness support in a safe, friendly, and team-oriented work environment that fosters mutual respect and camaraderie.” (Arthrex.com) In the Community and Awards

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References: Arthrex, corporate information. 2012. Retrieved October 30, 2012 from http://www.arthrex.com/corporate
Arthrex awards. 2012. Retrived October 30, 2012 from
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Layden, L. (2004). Naples-based Arthrex continue to grow. Marco News. Retrieved October 30, 2012 from http://www.marconews.com/news/2004/Jan/05/ndn_naples_based_arthrex_continues_to_grow/
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