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Janet Stephens stays STEP ahead in manufacturing

‘Not everybody’s cut out for manufacturing, but I do think there’s a certain group of women that needs to be educated more about what manufacturing offers’


In brief: SCA forms separate company, ResMed, ATS partner on grant


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders had a meeting with Seema Verma, the new CMS administrator, on April 4, and they were impressed.

SCA forms separate hygiene company


PHILADELPHIA – SCA will split its global hygiene and health products into a new company, Essity.

The forest products division will remain under the SCA name.

Supreme Court sides with SCA


STOCKHOLM – SCA says it has won an important victory in its seven-year patent infringement case against First Quality Products.

SCA grants high-flying senior wish


PHILADELPHIA – SCA will grant another senior wish when Jim Willis, 87, embarks on a tandem hang-glide flight Jan. 27.

SCA makes play for broader, elevated presence

Acquisition of BSN Medical ‘complements us in an excellent way,’ says president and CEO

STOCKHOLM – SCA plans to buy BSN Medical from private equity group EQT Partners AB for $2.9 billion, giving the company a toehold in the higher growth and higher margin advanced wound care market and setting the stage for the spinoff of its hygiene business.

SCA to buy BSN for 2.74 billion euros


STOCKHOLM – SCA has entered into an agreement to acquire BSN Medical from the private equity group EQT Partners AB for 2.74 billion euros ($2.9 billion), it announced Dec. 19.

SCA helps grant senior wish


PHILADELPHIA – SCA is continuing its partnership with Wish of a Lifetime, a nonprofit organization that seeks to fulfill the dreams of seniors to shift how society views aging, and Brookdale Senior Living, the nation’s largest operator of senior living communities.

SCA joins forces with Premier


PHILADELPHIA – SCA has joined the supply network of Premier, the second largest healthcare Group Purchasing Organization in the United States.