Welcome to 2018 J&J Metals Network COP Summit

On behalf of the J&J Metals Network COP leadership team, we are very pleased to welcome you to our 2018 Annual Metals Summit in DePuy Synthes Tech Center, West Chester, PA. Materials and material processing are extensively used in J&J medical devices and implants and are of significant importance to our Company. A strong technical strength in this area is critical for our future success and growth. The primary goal of the Metals Network is to support the J&J business and to achieve goals specifically related to material technologies. This summit is one important way to meet this goal. We have planned an outstanding agenda for you, including a Facility tour of the DePuy Synthes Brandywine Facilities, a Supplier tour at Carpenter Technologies in Reading, PA., internal best practice presentations and presentations on the latest trends in metal and ceramic innovation from our external partners. We would like to thank Joe Sendra and Sam Onukuri for support during this Summit; Rod McMillan for hospitality.