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The Public Face of Sulzer Medica

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Sulzer Medica is one of Europe's leading medical device firms. But during the 1990s, though it grew nicely, it still trailed other, US-based multi-national device firms. That was because the company had struggled with product development and had no publicly-traded stock with which to acquire new businesses. Now fresh from a successful IPO, Suler is ready to play by a whole new set of rules.

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