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M&A: DJO sells, Aeroflow buys

November 27, 2018HME News Staff

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Colfax Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to buy DJO Global from an investment group led by private equity firm Blackstone for $3.15 billion in cash.Colfax provides air and gas handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around the world, primarily under the Howden and ESAB brands.“The acquisition of DJO is a compelling next step in the strategic evolutions of Colfax that creates a new growth platform in the high-margin orthopedic solutions...

Aeroflow, consolidation, DJO, M&A, orthopedics, resupply


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Sports clinic brings DME in house

July 18, 2017HME News Staff

VAIL, Colo. - The Steadman Clinic, which offers sports medicine and orthopedic surgery, has added a DME service. In the past, the clinic used third-party vendors to produce and sell DME, whether it's braces, crutches or boots, but it wanted more influence over what its patients use to recover from their injuries, says Nick Eaton, DME manager at The Steadman Clinic. “By bringing DME in house, we can recommend products that pertain to each provider's protocol on a patient-specific basis,”...

boots, braces, crutches, orthopedics


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SCA makes play for broader, elevated presence

December 23, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

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, best known in the HME industry for its TENA brand of incontinence supplies, expects BSN, which makes Leukoplast and Cutimed advanced wound care products, to broaden and elevate the company's position in what it calls the “medical solutions”...

BSN Medical, compression therapy, M&A, orthopedics, sca, Wound Care


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GPO contracts with Ossur for orthopedic products

July 14, 2016HME News Staff

CLEVELAND and FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. - CHAMPS Group Purchasing has re-launched its custom contract with Ossur Americas for its osteoarthritis and injury solutions bracing and support products. The Ossur contract gives 7,000-plus CHAMPS members nationwide the opportunity to streamline products, according to a press release. “With this contract, our GPO contract price has expanded significantly and now covers Ossur's entire catalog, including orthopaedic soft goods, braces, cold therapy and casting...

contract, orthopedics, Ossur


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Joy Comfort launches new website

March 25, 2013HME News Staff

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Joy Comfort, a medical supply company based here, has launched a new e-commerce website, according to a press release. The site offers a broad array of medical equipment and supplies, such aids to daily living, orthopedic products and comfort products, including a line of custom ergonomics products.

ADLs, ergonomics, Joy Comfort, orthopedics