|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Industry:||Medical Instruments & Supplies|
|Cooper Companies is a Delaware corporation organized in 1980. The Company is a medical device company. The Company operates through two business units: CooperVision, Inc. and CooperSurgical, Inc. They compete on the basis of product quality and differentiation, technological benefit, service and reliability. CooperVision is engaged in the manufacture and sale of products for contact lens wearers. CooperVision develops, manufactures and markets monthly, two-week and single-use contact lenses, including advanced materials and optics. The contact lens market has two major product categories: Spherical lenses including lenses that correct near- and farsightedness uncomplicated by more complex visual defects; and toric and multifocal lenses including lenses that address more complex visual defects such as astigmatism and presbyopia by adding optical properties of cylinder and axis, which correct for irregularities in the shape of the cornea. CooperVision's products are manufactured at its facilities located in Hampshire, United Kingdom, Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, and West Henrietta, New York. It uses three different manufacturing processes to produce its lenses: lathing, cast molding and FIPS™. CooperVision distributes products from West Henrietta, New York, Fareham, United Kingdom, Liege, Belgium, and other international distribution facilities. CooperSurgical focuses on supplying women's health clinicians with products and treatment options to improve the delivery of healthcare to women. CooperSurgical's offers products to aid clinicians in the management and treatment of commonly seen conditions. CooperSurgical customers are healthcare professionals and institutions providing care to and for women. CooperSurgical products support the point of healthcare delivery in the hospital, clinicians office and fertility clinics. CooperSurgical's manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Trumbull, Connecticut, Malov, Denmark, Pasadena, California, Stafford, Texas, Golden, Colorado, and Berlin, Germany. The Company owns several manufacturing and research and development facilities, including 205,850 square feet in Hamble, United Kingdom, 49,500 square feet in Scottsville, New York, 63,787 square feet in Malov, Denmark, and 33,630 square feet in Stafford, Texas. The Company’s products and medical devices are subject to extensive regulation by the United States Food and Drug Administration in the United States and other regulatory bodies abroad. The Company also owns certain trade secrets, copyrights, know-how and other intellectual property.|
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