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Teleflex Incorporated
Traded as NYSETFX
Industry medical device manufacturing
Headquarters Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Area served
150 countries (Global)
Key people
Revenue US$1.696 billion as of December 31, 2013
Total assets
  • DecreaseUS$4,209,007,000 (2013)
  • US$3,733,687,000 (2012)
Total equity
  • DecreaseUS$1,916,016,000 (2012)
  • US$1,781,537,000 (2011)
Footnotes / references

Teleflex Incorporated (NYSETFX), headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance patient and provider safety. Teleflex has annual revenues of $1.7 billion, operations in 40 countries, and more than 11,000 employees.[2] As of 2012, the chairman and CEO of the company was Benson F. Smith.[1] By 2011, the company had substantially realigned to focus on its current business of medical-device manufacture, having undergone several years of active acquisitions and divestitures.[1]

Patent case[edit]

It was a party in the KSR v. Teleflex patent case decided by the Supreme Court of the United States concerning the issue of obviousness as applied to patent claims.


  1. ^ a b c Benson F. Smith; Thomas E. Powell (31 July 2012), Form 10-Q, United States Securities and Exchange Commission, retrieved September 9, 2012 
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