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Ottobock partners with TaiLor Made


AUSTIN, Texas, and ORLANDO, Fla. – Ottobock and TaiLor Made Prosthetics have reached an agreement for Ottobock to be the exclusive distributor of the TaiLor Made prosthetic foot globally, starting in the United States.

New hire to grow new markets at Ottobock


AUSTIN, Texas – Ottobock North America has appointed Chris Nolan vice president of the orthotics business unit. He will help lead the company’s strategic efforts in O&P and provide guidance into growing new markets.

O&P: A challenging but viable market


Yes, the orthotics and prosthetics market is under increasing government scrutiny and CMS is proposing archaic practices as a cost-saving solution.

Össur, Ottobock fund research


REYKJAVIK, Iceland – Össur and Ottobock have joined forces to fund breakthrough research in mind-controlled prosthetic limbs. The companies have contributed a combined $1 million to the Össur and Ottobock Research Trust Fund at the University of Iceland.

Make pediatrics a relationship-driven biz


Perhaps more than any other HME category, pediatrics is more about the patients than the products.

Ottobock makes prosthetics stylish


AUSTIN, Texas – Ottobock will partner with UNYQ to provide stylish prosthetics for lower limb amputees. UNYQ uses 3D printing to customize prosthetic fairings, according to a press release. The deal will allow Ottobock to expand its product portfolio.

Short Takes: Ottobock, Wright & Filippis


Ottobock plans to raise money for acquisitions and investments in research, development and marketing with an initial public offering in Germany.

People in the news: BOC, Ottobock


The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has announced its 2015 Executive Committee. Elected to another one-year term are Chairman James Hewlett, DMEPOS consultant for ConsultantsPRN; Vice Chairman R. Jeffrey Hedges, president of R.J.

Short takes: Inogen and Ottobock


Goleta, Calif.-based Inogen will donate an Inogen One G3 portable oxygen concentrator to Holocaust survivor Ben Fainer in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2015.

New e-commerce director signals Ottobock focus for the future


MINNEAPOLIS – Sometimes one move can tell a great deal about a company’s plans.