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Our history

1951: Oswald Leibinger Co. (Mühlheim- Stetten – Germany)
1980: Leibinger Co. specializes in CMF instrumentation with world leaders (Dr. Tessier & Dr. Obwegeser)
1984: Leibinger Co. acquires F.L. Fischer, est. 1866
1985: First market introduction of Titanium Implants for CMF Rigid Fixation
1987: Introduction of the Mandibular Reconstruction System & Steinhäuser Titanium Plating System, 2.0 mm; Developed in conjunction with Prof. Dr. Reuther, University of Würzburg
1989: Leibinger sales organization (Dallas,Texas)
1990: Leibinger Co. introduces Hand Plating System & Titanium Micro Plating System
1996: Leibinger Co. Acquired by Pfizer under the name Howmedica Leibinger -Pfizer Hospital Products Group
1998: Stryker Corporation Acquisition of Howmedica Leibinger

Through close collaboration with leading surgeons worldwide, Stryker CMF has gained a well-earned reputation as a market leader for its innovative developments in Craniomaxillofacial and Neurosurgery. Stryker CMF is the home of not only Leibinger’s products but its spirit. Fueled by a common passion for superior quality, innovative technology, and delivering exceptional service, Stryker CMF is passionate about helping you better serve the needs of your patients and improving clinical & economic outcomes.