| New York Stock Exchange: SYK
Stryker Corp. is a medical technology company. The company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products. Its products include implants used in joint replacement and trauma surgeries; surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems; endoscopic and communications systems; patient handling and emergency medical equipment; neurosurgical, neurovascular and spinal devices; as well as other medical device products used in a variety of medical specialties. The company operates its business through the following segments: Reconstructive, MedSurg, and Neurotechnology & Spine. The Reconstructive segment includes orthopaedic reconstructive and trauma implant systems as well as other related products. The MedSurg segment includes surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems; endoscopic and communications systems; patient handling and emergency medical equipment; and other related products. The Neurotechnology & Spine segment includes both neurosurgical and neurovascular devices, spinal implant systems and other related products. It also develops, manufactures and markets spinal implant products, including cervical, thoracolumbar and interbody systems used in spinal injury, deformity and degenerative therapies. The company was formerly known as Orthopedic Frame Co. and changed its name to Stryker Corp. in 1964. Stryker was founded by Homer H. Stryker in 1941 and is headquartered in Kalamazoo, MI.