In the 2000s, FOURNITURES HOSPITALIERES divested itself of the OR equipment and Cardiology units.
The year 2005 was a turning point. In a major strategic shift, the Group decided to focus 100% on orthopaedics. Armed with know-how and technical expertise, acquired from a growing network of specialists, the company asserted its desire to become an industrial powerhouse and to access larger markets.
During the same year, it acquired Implants Industrie (St Etienne, France) and its Polish subsidiary. This process included the acquisition of a key product, the Arrow® total shoulder prosthesis with its innovative “universality” concept.
In 2007, CDC Entreprise and Matignon Investissement et Gestion purchased a stake in Group FH to help support its growth trajectory. Focussed on 6 flagship products – TLS®, ESP®, FHK®, ARROW®, HIP&GO® and bePOD®, Group FH established itself as one of the leading 100% French-owned companies in the field of orthopaedic implants.