Quick facts

$11.325

billion in annual sales in 2016, 73% in U.S., annual revenue has grown for 37 straight years

18%

CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 37 years

~33,000

employees globally in 2016

42

manufacturing and research and development locations worldwide

500

included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index

# 252

on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2017

# 5

on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2017

# 19

on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2017

$715

spent on research and development in 2016, consistently spend between 5.0 – 6.3% of sales on research and development annually since 2000

5,638

patents owned globally in 2016

1979

initial public offering of stock

SYK

listed on the New York Stock Exchange under this ticker 

Headquarters 

2825 Airview Boulevard, Kalamazoo, MI 49002 U.S.A.