"Situated in New York, World Product Centre is in close proximity to many top hospitals and teaching centers," said Alisa Lask, Vice President, Strategic Marketing at Zimmer Holdings, Inc. "With the demand for orthopedic procedures expected to grow substantially in the coming years, Zimmer anticipates that our presence at the new World Product Centre will provide an opportunity to educate prospective surgeons about the industry while simultaneously displaying our innovative product portfolio."
WPC will offer a number of clinical and business "Centers of Excellence" within the building. One planned center is for healthcare facility building, architecture, medical furnishings and "green" construction.
"The ability to meet our customers on neutral territory as they examine products for new buildings and remodeling is very exciting to us", said Mike Spurlock, CEO of Encompass Group, LLC. "Studies have shown there are more than $80 billion in healthcare construction and remodeling projects waiting to start as the economy improves. WPC is a dream come true for the customers who have to design and equip new construction and remodeling, and allows us to showcase our innovative products in a high-tech, high-touch environment."
WPC's European and Asia-Pacific business development teams continue to receive a significant amount of interest globally.
"For international companies looking to create or expand their U.S. presence, New York offers many benefits," said Michael Resnick, Executive Vice President of World Product Centre. "With 480 acute care facilities within 300 miles, half of all U.S. teaching hospitals located in the region, and a high density of practicing physician
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