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DePuy

DePuy is a franchise of orthopaedic and neuroscience companies. Acquired by Johnson & Johnson in 1998, its companies form part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices & Diagnostics group. DePuy develops and markets products under the Codman, DePuy Mitek, DePuy Orthopaedics and DePuy Spine brands. DePuy Orthopaedics designs, manufactures, markets and distributes products for reconstructing damaged or diseased joints and for repairing and reconstructing traumatic skeletal injuries. DePuy Spine products facilitate fusion of the spine and correction of spinal deformities, preserving motion of the spine and repairing bone fractures. Codman products provide for the surgical treatment of neurological and central nervous system disorders through products such as hydrocephalic shunt valve systems, implantable drug pumps and micro-surgical instrumentations. DePuy Mitek products offer innovative devices in sports medicine for the treatment of soft tissue injuries.

History

Founded 1895 in Warsaw, Indiana by Revra DePuy, DePuy Manufacturing began designing and building fiber splints to replace wooden barrel staves that were used to set fractures.

DePuy is now operating from several countries, including the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Germany, Ireland and Australia. In many other countries, DePuy operates as a brand under the Johnson & Johnson Medical organization.

On April 22, 2008, the DePuy franchise and Johnson & Johnson Medical marked the official opening of Johnson & Johnson Medical (Suzhou), Ltd., establishing production facilities in China for DePuy and the J&J Family of Companies. At , this facility occupies a fraction of the J&J campus, which encompasses 69 acres in total. Manufacturing at JJM begin in February 2008.

Operating companies

Headquarters

DePuy, Inc.
P.O. Box 988
700 Orthopaedic Drive
Warsaw, IN 46581-0988
USA

DePuy Spine, Inc.
325 Paramount Drive
Raynham, MA 02767
USA

DePuy Mitek
325 Paramount Drive
Raynham, MA 02767
USA

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