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About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and with a history of success and exceptional growth. Stryker offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Our mission is: Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.

Our company was founded in 1941 by an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Homer Stryker, who found that certain medical products were not meeting his needs or the needs of his patients. He put his inventive mind to work and created several pieces of medical equipment. Our history is rooted in innovation and our future will be as well.

We have more than 36.000 employees, 43 manufacturing and research & development locations worldwide and generated $11.325 billion in annual sales in 2016. Our products are sold in more than 100 countries worldwide.

In 2017, we were named inter alia #10 on Fortune magazine’s World’s Best Workplaces list, Fortune- 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials For 2017 and Glassdoor – Highest Rated CEO For 2017.

Stryker's growth creates investments, resources, new roles and new businesses that drive our employees’ personal growth, creating more opportunities for your career development and advancement.

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Key Figures

  • Revenue worldwide: $11.325 billion
  • Traineeships per year: 10
  • Employees in the Netherlands: 610
  • Employees worldwide: 3.300
  • Locations in The Netherlands: 3
  • Locations worldwide: > 100
  • Operating in number of countries: 44
  • Main office Netherlands: Amsterdam
  • Main office worldwide: Kalamanzoo, Michigan, USA