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Exactech (Gainesville, Florida), a developer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, said it was awarded a national purchasing contract by HealthTrust Purchasing Group (Brentwood, Tennessee).

The contract will include primary and revision hip and knee implants, as well as InterSpace cement spacers. The award is a five-year agreement that goes into effect July 15.

"This agreement offers Exactech a great opportunity to bring value to the HealthTrust members," said Bob Purcell, VP of U.S. sales for Exactech. "This award will help Exactech continue the strong domestic sales momentum that we have been realizing," he added.

Devin Childers, sales manager for the company, said, "This national contract award for Exactech provides further recognition of our rising position in the orthopedic industry."