Second quarter 2012 sales for the Vascular Access product line increased 16% to $12.5 million in comparison to the prior year and was primarily driven by the commercialization of new medical devices. We continue to expect 2012 sales of complete medical devices developed by Greatbatch to be in the range of $10 to $15 million for 2012.
Orthopaedic product line sales of $32.9 million for the second quarter of 2012 declined 13% (-5% constant currency) compared to the second quarter of 2011. Foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations decreased Orthopaedic revenue by approximately $3 million in the second quarter of 2012 in comparison to the prior year. The remaining decline in second quarter 2012 Orthopaedic sales was a result of price concessions provided to customers, as well as fewer customer product launches and development opportunities due to operational issues within our Orthopaedic business, which are aggressively being addressed. In comparison to the sequential first quarter, Orthopaedic revenue increased 6%.
Second quarter 2012 sales for Electrochem increased $21.1 million to $41.2 million versus $20.1 million for the comparable 2011 period. Second quarter 2012 Electrochem sales included $21.3 million of revenue related to the acquisition of Micro Power in December 2011. On an organic basis, Electrochem revenue was consistent with the prior year despite tough comparables with the second quarter of 2011, which included the benefit of customer inventory restocking. The Micro Power acquisition continues to exceed our initial expectations, and is being driven by successful product launches into the higher growth, higher value portable medical market. This market is benefiting from the shifting of patient care from clinical settings to the home and an aging population, which is driving the need for lightweight/portable devices for patients and caregivers. Our funnel of portable medical products from this acquisition continues to be full and is expected to drive high single digit revenue growth for the next several years in this product line.
Select the service that is right for you!COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.
- $2.5+ million portfolio
- Large-cap and dividend focus
- Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
- Weekly roundups
Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.
- Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
- Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
- A custom stock screener
- Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.
- Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
- Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
- Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.
- Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
- Intraday commentary & news
- Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.
- 100+ monthly options trading ideas
- Actionable options commentary & news
- Real-time trading community
- Options TV