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Division of Orthopaedic Synergy Inc.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • France
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Orthopaedic Synergy Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Christian Joly, Chmn. & CEO
    Clyde Taylor, CFO
    Stephen Colaiezzi, VP, US Sales
    Pierre Mailloux, VP, European Sales
  • Contact Info
  • Praxim SA
    Phone: (33) 04 76 54 95 03
    4 Avenue de L’Obiou
    Le Grand Sablon
    La Tronche, 38700