Integra LifeSciences is Honored as One of New Jersey's 2012 Fifty Fastest Growing Companies for Fourth Year in a Row

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PLAINSBORO, N.J., Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) today announced that it was honored for the fourth year in a row as one of New Jersey's Fifty Fastest Growing Companies by NJBIZ, one of New Jersey's leading statewide business newspapers. NJBIZ revealed the list of the top fifty New Jersey businesses that have made significant contributions to the growth, strength and success of New Jersey during its award ceremony held at the Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Integra was ranked 33rd on this year's list.

"We are very pleased that NJBIZ has recognized Integra's business success for the fourth year in a row. This is a true testament to our employees, who have enabled us to succeed in an uncertain and ever changing healthcare environment," said Peter Arduini, Integra's President and CEO. "We are proud to be a part of New Jersey, which offers Integra a great environment for growth, and we look forward to continuing to enhance our company, as we provide products and services that have a positive impact on millions of patients' lives."

The NJBIZ 50 Fastest Growing Companies awards program celebrates New Jersey's most dynamic companies who progressively contribute to the success of the state's economic growth and stability. To qualify, companies had to meet selection criteria that included a revenue size of at least $500,000 within the past three out of four years and revenue growth over a four year period, dating from fiscal year 2008 to 2011.

Presenting sponsor, ParenteBeard, calculated the nominations and then ranked the companies according to revenue growth over the four-year period. Both dollar and percentage increases were taken into consideration.

In addition to the awards ceremony on November 13, 2012, the Top Fifty Fastest Growing Companies are profiled in a special supplement to the November 19, 2012 issue of NJBIZ. The complete list of honorees is published in ranked order, along with information on each company's financial growth.

The New Jersey's Fifty Fastest Growing Companies event is produced by NJBIZ, presented by ParenteBeard, and sponsored by PNC Bank and UnitedHealthcare.

Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical devices, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedics, neurosurgery, spine, reconstructive and general surgery. For more information, please visit

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This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from predicted or expected results. In addition, the economic, competitive, governmental, technological and other factors identified under the heading "Risk Factors" included in Item IA of Integra's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 and information contained in subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could affect actual results.

CONTACT: Gianna Sabella Director, Corporate Communications (609) 936-2389

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