October 2016

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Nextremity Solutions, Inc. Announces New Strategic Direction for Company Following Zimmer Biomet Announcement

Warsaw, Indiana, October 31, 2016 — Nextremity Solutions, Inc., a musculoskeletal product development company located in “The Orthopedic Capital of the World” Warsaw, IN, recently finalized an exclusive global distribution agreement with Zimmer Biomet for its first four commercialized products, which address unmet clinical needs in forefoot elective surgery.

“Bringing this agreement to closure validates the strategy that our Executive Management Team put into motion at the beginning of the year with the support of our Board of Directors. This strategic shift in our business strategy enables us to focus our efforts on product development and micro-commercialization of innovative technologies in musculoskeletal healthcare,” stated Rod K. Mayer, President and CEO of Nextremity Solutions, Inc.

i3TM Strategic Solutions is Nextremity Solutions’ new strategy to deliver value for Nextremity shareholders and for their industry partners.  Through the i3 Strategic Solutions strategy, Nextremity will continue to work with surgeons who are thought leaders in their respective fields to develop and commercialize innovative solutions, at present to the foot and ankle market.  In addition to delivering innovative products, Nextremity Solutions, Inc. is committed to establishing effective packaging and delivery systems, creating effective marketing and educational support materials, and providing products with proven sales and clinical efficacy to their industry partners.

“Nextremity Solutions, Inc. has learned a lot over the last 4 years, and we’re taking the best of what we do and doing more of it, more profitably, every day.  We’re passionate about serving surgeons, patients, and our industry partners.  This has led us to the introduction of i3 Strategic Solutions and we couldn’t be more excited about our future,” stated Ryan D. Schlotterback, Executive Director, Product Development for Nextremity Solutions, Inc.

“It’s what we call our “micro-commercialization” model and is what makes our solutions very different – and more effective,” commented Schlotterback.

Schlotterback further stated, “i3 Strategic Solutions embodies our vision for Nextremity Solutions and is the right model for our future.  We are committed to our micro-commercialization strategy and believe that we have the opportunity to deliver solutions to the market in a way that truly leverages our strengths and the strengths of our industry partners, while creating the greatest level of value for everyone involved.  We have a very strong internal pipeline and have several external opportunities that we’ve been presented with over the last 6 months that we plan to support with our new model.”

To learn more about i3 Strategic Solutions, visit

If you’re a surgeon inventor or have a product idea that you think would be a good fit for Nextremity Solutions, Inc., they can be contacted at 732-383-7901.



About Nextremity Solutions, Inc.

Nextremity Solutions, Inc. is a privately held musculoskeletal product development company offering innovative solutions and approaches to unmet clinical needs in the mind of surgeons and for the benefit of patients worldwide.

Zimmer Biomet Expands Foot and Ankle Portfolio Through Exclusive Global Distribution Agreement with Nextremity Solutions, Inc.

(WARSAW, IN) October 20, 2016—Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced an exclusive agreement with Nextremity Solutions, Inc. to globally distribute the company’s foot and ankle deformity correction products. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“We’re excited to expand the clinical capabilities of our foot and ankle portfolio with Nextremity Solutions’ deformity correction products,” said Brad Quick, General Manager of Zimmer Biomet Foot and Ankle. “The agreement helps advance our commitment to provide customers with the broadest range of cutting-edge technologies and strengthens our position in the foot and ankle market.”

Nextremity Solutions designs and manufactures the following procedure-ready, sterile implant systems for the correction of foot and ankle pathologies, which will be globally distributed by Zimmer Biomet:

  • Nextra® Hammertoe Correction System, the industry’s only adjustable two-piece hammertoe implant.
  • MSP™ Metatarsal Shortening System, an osteotomy guide and implant in one. The innovative design provides precision and stability for metatarsal shortening procedures.
  • Re+Line® Bunion Correction System, a unique, low profile tension-band compression plate designed for performing precise, repeatable bunion correction surgery.
  • ArcusTM Staple System, an arc-styled staple design that provides greater and more uniform compression than conventional staples1.

“The agreement with Zimmer Biomet allows us to expand the reach and influence of our forefoot portfolio by leveraging the commercial capabilities of a global musculoskeletal healthcare leader,” said Rod K. Mayer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nextremity Solutions, Inc. “Our partnership with Zimmer Biomet enables us to focus on our current strategy of working with our surgeon partners to deliver innovative solutions that help advance the standard of care in the foot and ankle market with speed, efficiency and excellence.”

About Zimmer Biomet

Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. We design, manufacture and market orthopaedic reconstructive products; sports medicine, biologics, extremities and trauma products; office based technologies; spine, craniomaxillofacial and thoracic products; dental implants; and related surgical products.

1. Comparison of Compressive Force for Bone Staples, Lisa A. Ferra, Ph.D., OrthoKinetic Technologies LLC and OrthoKinetic Testing Technologies, Southport, NC. Laboratory studies are not necessarily indicative of clinical results.