Arthrex Receives Florida Top Job Producer Award from Florida Governor Rick Scott


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Arthrex Receives Florida Top Job Producer Award from Florida Governor Rick Scott 

NAPLES, FL – December 12, 2012 – Arthrex Inc. was recognized as a top job producer in the state of Florida and presented with an award from Florida Governor Rick Scott at the 2012 Governor’s Innovators in Business Awards Reception in Tallahassee, FL on Monday evening.     

The Governor’s Innovators in Business Awards recognize companies for their outstanding leadership and contributions toward improving and diversifying Florida’s economy.  Enterprise Florida, the principal economic development organization for the state of Florida, coordinates this annual program.
“It is a tremendous honor to receive this esteemed recognition,” said Lisa Gardiner, spokeswoman for Arthrex.  “As a leading employer, healthcare technology innovator and magnet for medical education tourism, Arthrex is proud to be a significant contributor to high-wage job growth and economic diversification in the state of Florida.”  

Arthrex currently has more than 1,500 employees in Southwest Florida, as well as 700 national and international employees and approximately 2,000 commissioned sales associates around the world.  As one of America’s fastest growing private companies, Arthrex created more than 230 new, non-seasonal corporate and manufacturing jobs in Florida alone this year, while its sales agencies in Florida created an additional 29 jobs. 

Arthrex has also made significant investments in facility growth and expansion in Southwest Florida, which will increase its medical device manufacturing operations, help keep the Florida economy and country competitive in foreign markets, and bring between 400 and 500 new manufacturing jobs to the state. 

Arthrex, headquartered in Naples, FL, is a global leader in orthopaedic product development and medical education services for orthopaedic surgeons.  More than 6,000 products for arthroscopic and minimally invasive orthopaedic surgical procedures have been developed by Arthrex, and are proudly made in America and exported to over 100 countries worldwide.  For more information, visit


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