Second Quarter ResultsSecond quarter 2013 sales increased $4.8 million or 3% over the prior year period to a record $171.3 million. When adjusting 2012 for the divestiture of certain non-core orthopaedic product lines at the beginning of 2013 ($4.4 million), sales increased $9.2 million or 6% organically. Foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations did not have a material impact on the current quarter in comparison to the prior year period. This 6% organic constant currency growth was primarily due to above market growth (5% growth) from our cardiac/neuromodulation product line, implant market share gains, which helped drive 14% orthopaedics product line organic growth, and strength in our portable medical product line, which is benefitting from new product launches into this higher growth market. This growth was partially offset by the timing of orthopaedic plant validations in connection with the closing of our Swiss facilities. For the remainder of 2013, we expect revenue to continue to be strong as orthopaedic backlog continues to be relieved, and new product introductions are commercialized in our cardiac and portable medical product lines.
Greatbatch, Inc. Reports 2013 Second Quarter Results
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