March 31, 2023
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Medtronic notches solid growth on success of devices


It was 1978 when Rudi Schulte and Robert Pudenz started designing and manufacturing medical shunts out of a trailer on Dos Pueblos Ranch in Goleta. Thirty-four years later, the medical device company, now a division of Minneapolis-based Medtronic, still makes cerebral shunts, but on a much larger scale. The firm has moved from a ranch…


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