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04-25-2009, 03:29 PM
How do the competing spine companies stack up - Depuy, Danek, Medtronic, Aesculap, etc...
Things have/are changing a lot these days - who will be making moves to stay on top with novel products?
05-22-2009, 09:50 AM
Go with who has the strongest pipeline defiantly. The "big boys" are always solid and have their turfs where they dominate. However, there are more and more companies that have a product or approach that sets it apart. These guys used to get swallowed up and were the pipeline for industry giants. Now seems that companies are popping-up from no where, snatching business and are able to stand-up to the toughest markets. It's the wild-west. Danek and Kyphon fell victim, but are good examples of what I'm talking about... scared the hell out of the industry and didn't stand a chance.
06-25-2009, 11:23 AM
Strictly my opinion (I work for a company that sells neuro - but not metal)
This is what I see in my territory as far as market share and activity.
07-02-2009, 03:34 PM
Would you work for Aesculap now? what is comp (commission/base) like? Contacted by company for an interview-serious reply only, thanks!
07-19-2009, 01:38 AM
Aesculap is not a player anymore. You might get a few fringe docs, but most serious guys have gotten away from them. Inferior product and an inept upper management make for long run loser.
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