May 19, 2013, MicroPort Orthopedics (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. held its construction ceremony at its project site in Suzhou Singapore Industrial Park. Mr. Hongkun Jiang, Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Party Secretary; Mr. Naixiang Zhou, Suzhou City Mayor; Mr. Guoling Du, Suzhou City Committee member; Mr. Shaodong Wang, Suzhou Municipal Committee Secretary; Mr. Xiang Wang, Suzhou Industrial Park Secretary and other leaders including representatives from MicroPort Group participated the ceremony.
Trauma, spine and joint are the three major categories in orthopedics. According to reports from various sources, by 2015, China will become the world's second largest market in orthopedic field. Currently, foreign imports in the orthopedics-related products counted more than 70% market share in China. The expectation from MicroPort Orthopedics is high and it has the potential to alter the commercial landscape in orthopedic industry in China.