“We are continuing to hire for managerial and frontline roles in engineering, quality, functional support and manufacturing, as well as a number of internship opportunities,” the company added. “We have about 35 open positions at West Carrollton and actively recruiting for them while continuing to build a pipeline for future opportunities. We continue to look for high-quality professionals who have experience in the medical device manufacturing environment.”
Asked if there was a ceiling on expected employment at the manufacturing site, a spokesman for the San Diego-based company said he did not have an exact figure.
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NuVasive, Inc., which has a spine technology manufacturing center in West Carrollton, saw revenue rise to more than $1 billion in 2017.
For the fourth quarter of 2017, revenue remained flat at $271.7 million compared to 2016.
But the full year was strong, with revenue rising to $1,029.5 million, up seven percent.
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“2017 was a milestone year for NuVasive as we surpassed the $1 billion revenue mark driven by impressive international sales growth of more than 20 percent, and achieved record profitability of 18.2 percent non-GAAP operating margins in the fourth quarter,” Gregory Lucier, chairman and chief executive of NuVasive, said in a statement.
NuVasive reported fourth quarter 2017 total revenue of $271.7 million, edging the $271.1 million reported for the fourth quarter 2016.
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For the fourth quarter 2017, gross profit on a GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) basis was $196.3 million and net income was reported at $24 million, or 46 cents per share.