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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.

People: Feenan, Garrish


SCA has named Michael Feenan vice president of its Personal Care Business in North America. In this role, he oversees all sales and marketing activities for the division and reports to SCA Americas President Don Lewis.

Team SCA sets sail with senior


PHILADELPHIA – SCA, maker of TENA, has partnered with Wish of a Lifetime to fulfill lifelong wishes of three seniors who have overcome challenges in their daily lives, according to a press release.

SCA readies technology launch


PHILADELPHIA – SCA is poised to launch Tena Identifi, a new sensor-based technology for continence care, in the U.S., the manufacturer announced this week. The technology is in the final stages of regulatory clearance, according to a press release.

SCA adds sailor to team


PHILADELPHIA – SCA, maker of Tena incontinence products, has added American sailor Sara Hastreiter to Team SCA, the only all-female crew to compete in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race.

People news: Howard Zisser, Josh Renihan, Dean Kamen


BEDFORD, Mass. – Howard Zisser is the first medical director at Insulet Corp., the company announced Oct. 17. An expert on diabetes, Zisser has researched new therapies for Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes.