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Invatec: From Garage to Global Cardiology Brand

Executive Summary

Staying close to the customer has become a cliche--one that most companies begin by adhering to, but which becomes more difficult to maintain as a company grows. Invatec started as a family-run business centered around turning physicians' ideas into new products. The success of Invatec's initial products led to the company's transformation into one selling both cardiology devices and innovative products in the carotid and peripheral markets. Invatec started by building a growing global business outside of the US, and it is seeing early success from its initial US product introductions, where it is challenging the major cardiology companies on their home turf.

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