Core Products buys Swede-O

Thursday, March 2, 2017

OSCEOLA, Wis. – Core Products International, a manufacturer of braces, supports, orthopedic soft goods and hot and cold therapy, has acquired Swede-O. North Branch, Minn.-based Swede-O manufactures products that help to prevent and rehabilitate ankle-related injuries. While Core Products is well known in the alternative healthcare and home healthcare markets, Swede-O is best known in the athletic, rehab and podiatry markets. “We are looking forward to leveraging our innovative capabilities, lean manufacturing process and marketing expertise to grow the Swede-O brand,” said Philip Mattison, president and founder of Core Products. Core Products will continue to operate Swede-O from North Branch. Customers will continue to place orders and receive customer service through the company.