Merete was founded in 1996 by Emmanuel Anapliotis († 11 September 2022). With over 45 years of experience in the development and design of medical devices, he was a pioneer of the modern orthopaedic implant industry in Germany.
His company, Mecron Med. Produkte GmbH Berlin, produced a number of innovative products during the 1970s and 80s, including duo-head bipolar hip endoprostheses, spherical screw cups, MecroSet modular resection prostheses, Mecron cannulated screws, and Mecron knee braces. Emmanuel Anapliotis also drove innovation in the Merete Group for more than two decades.
Merete GmbH was founded in 2016. The Berlin-based company is responsible for research and development, regulatory affairs, sales and marketing.