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Analyzing Distribution Network Options at Remingtin Medical Devices by Chuck Munson

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Analyzing Distribution Network Options at Remingtin Medical Devices

Yusen Xia and Walter L. Wallace

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ysxia@gsu.edu

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; wlwallace@gsu.edu

The orthopedics medical device industry is fairly large, intensely competitive, and highly innovative with worldwide sales of more than $300 billion in 2011. The United States is the largest medical devices market, with estimated sales of roughly $95 billion in 2010. The aging U.S. population represents a major catalyst for demand of medical devices. The elderly population (persons 65 years and older) is estimated to grow from roughly 40 million in 2010 to 72 million by 2030, ensuring a major boost for medical ...

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