Globus Medical jumps into Robotics with the acquisition of KB Medical
AUDUBON, Pa., Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal solutions manufacturer, today announced that the acquisition of KB Medical, SA, a robotic developer based in Lausanne, Switzerland, closed during the second quarter of 2017.
“The acquisition of KB Medical demonstrates Globus Medical’s continued commitment and enthusiasm for the potential impact of robotic technology on surgery,” said Dave Demski, President, Emerging Technologies. “The addition of KB Medical will enable Globus Medical to accelerate, enhance and expand our product portfolio in Imaging, Navigation and Robotics. KB Medical’s experienced team of technology development professionals, its strong IP portfolio, and shared philosophy for robotic solutions in medicine strengthen Globus Medical’s position in this strategic area.”
About Globus Medical, Inc.
Globus Medical, Inc. is a leading musculoskeletal solutions company based in Audubon, PA. The company was founded in 2003 by an experienced team of professionals with a shared vision to create products that enable surgeons to promote healing in patients with musculoskeletal disorders.