Benzinga  Oct 20  Comment 
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced that they have donated $20,000 to the Lifebox Foundation. The donation was the result of a Lifebox Challenge hosted by...
newratings.com  Sep 8  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Teleflex Inc. (TFX), a provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced FDA 510(k) clearance for restated Indications for use of the Arrow EZ-IO Vascular Access System. The EZ-IO Vascular Access...
Benzinga  Sep 5  Comment 
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced results of a new peer-reviewed study involving the ARROW® PICC with Chlorag+ard® Technology, published in the Fall 2014...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 30  Comment 
Teleflex, Inc. (NYSE:TFX) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 30, 2014 8:00 am ET Executives Jake Elguicze - Treasurer & VP, IR Benson Smith - Chairman, President & CEO Thomas Powell - EVP & CFO Analysts David Lewis - Morgan...
newratings.com  Jul 29  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Teleflex Inc. (TFX), a provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, Tuesday said its unit Hotspur Technologies, Inc. received the U S Food and Drug Administration or FDA's 510(k) clearance to market its...
Benzinga  Jul 22  Comment 
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its ARROW-Clark™ VectorFlow™ Chronic Hemodialysis Catheter. Designed by...
newratings.com  Jul 3  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Teleflex Inc. (TFX), a maker of single-use medical devices, Wednesday reported a rise in earnings as well as revenues for the second quarter, helped by a higher average selling price along with contribution from the Vidacare...
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newratings.com  May 2  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Teleflex Inc. (TFX) announced that it priced its offering of $250.0 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25% senior notes due 2024 at an issue price of 100% in a private placement. The company said the sale of the Notes...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 30  Comment 
Teleflex Incorporated (TFX) Q1 2014 Earnings Call April 30, 2014 8:00 am ET Executives Jake Elguicze - Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasurer Benson F. Smith - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of...


Teleflex is a manufacturing conglomerate that earns most of its money making disposable medical supplies like catheters and oxygen masks. Although medical devices made up 77% of 2009 revenue of $1.89 billion,[1] the company makes a host of other industrial products, from jet engine blades and airline baggage systems, to boat and commercial truck engine parts.

Revenue from Teleflex's aerospace products is dependent on the commercial airline industry demand for aircraft parts. The FAA predicts new commercial aircraft construction will slow in the future[2] because of weakness in the overall economy and among passenger airlines specifically. However, the Aerospace segment only made up 10% of Teleflex's 2009 revenues.[1]

Business Financials

The company's revenue decreased from $2.1 billion in 2008 to $1.89 billion in 2009.[3] However, its operating profit remained relatively flat, as its operating revenue in 2009 was $336 million in 2009, compared to $340 million in 2008.

Medical (77%% of 2009 Revenue)

Teleflex’s Medical segment businesses produce devices used in surgeries, critical care, and cardiac care, as well as parts and instruments for other companies’ medical devices. The largest revenue source in this segment is Critical Care Products, which sells under the names Arrow, Rüsch, HudsonRCI, Gibeck and Sheridan. The next largest revenue source in this segment is Surgical Products, which sells under the names Deknatel, Pleur-evac, Pilling, Taut and Weck. The third revenue source in this segment is Devices for Original Equipment Manufacturers, which sells under the names TFX OEM, Beere, Deknatel, KMedic, and SMD.

The products in the Medical segment are manufactured in the Czech Republic, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico and the United States and sold to hospitals and healthcare providers all over the world.

Aerospace (10% of 2009 Revenue)

Revenue in the Aerospace segment comes from engine repair products and cargo handling systemst for commercial aviation. Engine Repair produces parts and services for flight turbines through a majority-owned venture with GE Aircraft Engines called AirFoil Technologies International (ATI). Cargo Handling Systems and Equipment acquired Nordisk Aviation Products in November 2007 to improve global market presence and produces cargo systems and spare parts under both the names Nordisk and Telair. Major sites for the Aerospace segment are in England, Germany, Norway, Singapore and the United States.

Commercial (13% of 2009 Revenue)

The Commercial segment produces driver controls and engine and drive assemblies for boats, as well as fuel management systems for automotive, rail, and industrial vehicles, and rigging products. Manufacturing sites are in Canada, Europe, Singapore, and the United States. The Marine part of this segment sells products under the names Teleflex Marine, SeaStar, BayStar, and Sierra. Fuel Management systems are sold under the names ComfortPro, Proheat, and Teleflex GFI. Rigging systems produces cables and other rigging equipment for applications such as oil drilling and marine transportation.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 TFX 10-K 2009 Item 7 Pg. 33
  2. "FAA predicts stalling airline demand for FY2008." eTurboNews. March 16, 2008
  3. TFX 10-K 2009 Item 7 Pg. 34
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