Biomet purchases Walter Lorenz Surgical.
Macromed (Owned by Andrew Priest) imports the first Walter Lorenz surgical set in South Africa, and receives positive feedback from the market.
Macromed sees the need to establish a dedicated team to grow the maxillofacial oral surgical application and Selective Surgical is born.
Lactosorb is launched in the international market but not in South Africa yet due to regulations
1.0 and 1.5/2.0mm plating system is launched and used for the first time in the South African market, exceeding expectations.
Selective Surgical is officially launched in South Africa, showcasing the W Lorenz system and is greeted enthusiastically, over exceeding their budgeted sales target.
Selective Surgical is awarded the first ever Walter Lorenz Distributor prize.
First Lorenz Stock Joint placed in SA as part of IDE study.
Selective Surgical is sold to new owners, Melvill Priest and Dennis Tewson.
First Trauma 1 set used worldwide in SA.
Selective Surgical officially launches its Neuro division
First Custom TMJ implant in SA.
Awarded Biomet Microfixation International Distributor Award in Las Vegas.
Selective Surgical officially launches its Cardiothoracic division, offering products for primary closure (SternaLock Blu), fib fixation (RibFix) and pectus repair (Pectus).
“First in man” – Sternal 360 implant used as part of study at Groote Schuur Hospital.