Established in 1941, Stryker Medical is one of the leading companies in the medical technology that serves patients in more than 120 countries. It manufactures and sells specialty medical equipment for the treatment, transfer and transport of patients. The company s products include critical care and maternity beds, resectoscopes, hysteroscopes, stretchers, patient room furniture, sleep surfaces, ambulance cots, and knee and hip replacement systems. Stryker Medical administers various visitation and service and maintenance programs. It serves surgeons, medical support professionals, nurses and patients. The company is a division of Stryker Corporation, which manufactures a range of products used in orthopaedics, endoscopy, pain management and other medical specialties. Stryker Corporation is comprised of more than 15,000 employees worldwide.