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$100,000 BSN-JOBST Research Grant Awarded to University of Michigan’s Dr. Yogendra M. Kanthi

Luxembourg, March 14, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2017 – BSN medical, the global integrated medical therapy provider, announced today that Yogendra M. Kanthi, M.D., a cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist at the University of Michigan, is the 2017 recipient of the BSN-JOBST $100,000 Research Grant. BSN has contributed to important independent research in venous and lymphatic diseases through this grant for the past 21 years.  

 In 1995, BSN, in association with the American Venous Forum (AVF), initiated the research grant to further Conrad Jobst’s legacy of innovation. The Fellowship, which has helped to jump-start the careers of young investigators, is designed to provide a foundation of research to build on future work and grants for mentored and independent research. Recipients are asked to submit a one-year update and present a progress report to the AVF membership at its Annual Meeting. BSN increased the research grant from $50,000 to $100,000 in 2015.
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BSN medical acquired by Swedish SCA

Luxembourg, December 19, 2016

  • SCA is the ideal strategic partner to achieve BSN’s goals
  • Combination of SCA’s customer focus and BSN’s medical technology expertise will allow BSN to reach and serve more customers than ever before
  • With a complete portfolio of differentiated products, BSN offers medical therapy solutions to prevent, treat and manage diseases in the Wound Care/Vascular and Orthopaedics fields

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BSN medical’s JOBST Relax Compression Garment Offers Lymphedema Patients Comfort and Style

CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 19, 2016

BSN medical, the global integrated medical therapy solutions provider, announced today the launch of JOBST® Relax, a custom-knit compression garment that redefines the nighttime management of lymphedema.

This new alternative to bandaging provides the containment lymphedema patients need in a sleek design that is clinically effective, while also aesthetically pleasing. JOBST Relax is designed to be worn during rest and relaxation, in addition to sleeping, giving patients the freedom to enjoy leisure activities while remaining compliant.

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NASA Research Finds BSN’s Compression Garments Help Astronauts Stand up without Fainting After Landing on Earth

Luxembourg/Hamburg, August 18, 2016

BSN and NASA Collaborate Exclusively on Solution for Orthostatic Intolerance Following Long-Duration Spaceflight

BSN medical, the global integrated medical therapy solutions provider, announced an ongoing collaboration with NASA to develop a specialized gradient compression garment for protection against post-spaceflight orthostatic intolerance – the inability to stand upright without experiencing a rapid heart rate, low blood pressure (hypotension), lightheadedness or feeling faint upon return to Earth’s gravity.

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BSN medical marks 15 year anniversary with strong revenue growth

Luxembourg, May 13, 2016

  • Global integrated medical therapy provider continues to strengthen international presence
  • 2015 revenues grew by 12.9% to hit €861 million
  • BSN now employs 6,100 employees in 36 countries

BSN medical, a global integrated medical solutions provider, has marked its 15 year anniversary by posting healthy revenue growth in 2015, and further increasing its global reach. Supported by strong organic growth, positive currency effects and targeted acquisitions, revenues grew by 12.9% to €861 million, with sales growth in all of BSN’s market. Alongside ongoing high levels of investment in R&D, new products and targeted acquisitions, BSN’s profitability increased in 2015.

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BSN medical and Ortopédicos Futuro partner to strengthen their market position in Vascular Care Franchise

Luxembourg/Bogotá, December 16, 2015

  • INDEPENDENT JOINT VENTURE PROVIDES SIGNIFICANT STEP TOWARDS STRENGTHENING BSN´S VASCULAR CARE FRANCHISE IN COLOMBIAN, ECUADORIAN AND REGIONAL EXPORT MARKETS
  • JOINT VENTURE TO ACCELERATE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

BSN medical and Ortopédicos Futuro announce today a joint venture agreement to strengthen their market position in compression garments in Colombia, Ecuador and neighbouring markets. In their joint effort, BSN and Ortopédicos Futuro will push for national and international expansion. As part of the collaboration, BSN provides a relevant product portfolio as well as capabilities and resources. Ortopédicos Futuro contributes its No-Varix® compression garments assortment and customer proximity through their 23 shops in Colombia and Ecuador.

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BSN medical acquires Wright Therapy Products, Inc. to consolidate its position in underserved lymphoedema and venous disease markets

Hamburg, Germany November 24, 2015

  • ACQUISITION WILL CONSOLIDATE BSN’S MARKET-LEADING POSITION IN THE FIELD
  • ACCESS TO STRONG US SALES FORCE WILL ACCELERATE BSN’S GO-TO-MARKET CAPABILITIES

BSN medical announces the acquisition of Wright Therapy Products, Inc., a leading manufacturer of compression therapy systems, to become a full solution provider of lymphoedema care products and expand its portfolio of solutions used to treat chronic venous insufficiency. This latest acquisition aligns with BSN’s recent purchases of FarrowMed and JoViPak to fortify the therapeutic solutions offered to patients while strengthening its wound care and vascular franchise.

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BSN medical acquires JoViPak® to become a full solution provider in lymphology

Hamburg, Germany September 7, 2015

  • STRENGTHENING BSN’S MARKET-LEADING POSITION FOR LYMPHOEDEMA MANAGEMENT
  • GAINING STRONG FOOTHOLD IN ATTRACTIVE AND RAPIDLY DEVELOPING SEGMENT

BSN medical continues to strengthen its position as a market-leading provider of lymphoedema therapy solutions with the purchase of JoViPak®, a manufacturer of lymphoedema garments. This acquisition complements BSN’s comprehensive product portfolio designed for the management of lymphatic disorders and allows the company to cater to the underserved yet rapidly growing market of lymphoedema management during the day and nighttime.
BSN’s acquisition of JoViPak is an attractive complement to the recently announced acquisition of FarrowMed, which provides BSN with the patented FarrowWrap® compression wrap used to manage lymphoedema.

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BSN medical acquires JoViPak® to become a full solution provider in lymphology

Hamburg, Germany September 7, 2015

  • Strengthening BSN’s market-leading position for lymphoedema management
  • Gaining strong foothold in attractive and rapidly developing segment

BSN medical continues to strengthen its position as a market-leading provider of lymphoedema therapy solutions with the purchase of JoViPak®, a manufacturer of lymphoedema garments. This acquisition complements BSN’s comprehensive product portfolio designed for the management of lymphatic disorders and allows the company to cater to the underserved yet rapidly growing market of lymphoedema management during the day and nighttime. BSN’s acquisition of JoViPak is an attractive complement to the recently announced acquisition of FarrowMed, which provides BSN with the patented FarrowWrap® compression wrap used to manage lymphoedema.

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BSN medical acquires FarrowMed to further expand its lymphoedema therapy solutions

Hamburg, Germany June 29, 2015

  • Strengthening BSN’s market-leading position for lymphoedema and venous disease management
  • Innovative product portfolio improves access to growing market

BSN medical continues to strengthen its position as a market leading provider of lymphoedema therapy solutions by acquiring FarrowMed and its range of patented FarrowWrap® and related compression garment technologies, which focus on the management of lymphoedema and venous disease. The acquisition further enhances BSN medical’s comprehensive product portfolio for the management of lymphatic and venous disorders under the JOBST® and Elvarex® brands.

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BSN medical and Terumo strengthen their market position in Japan

Hamburg/Tokyo, 31 March 2015

  • Joint venture will provide significant growth potential for BSN’s Wound Care & Vascular franchise
  • Important step towards increased sales in highly attractive market

Today BSN medical and Terumo Corporation have announced a revised joint venture agreement that will further strengthen their joint position in the Japanese market. The Joint Venture will tap into the significant growth potential for BSN medical's Advanced Wound Care business, and will provide Terumo with long-term access to BSN medical's impressive product range. The joint venture will see a significant rise in revenue as the result of increased sales force activities alongside a new dedicated JV sales promotion team. These will leverage the strength of Terumo's existing sales force of 200 in the Japanese market.

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BSN medical acquires Sorbion to strengthen its position in Wound Care

Hamburg, 27 November 2014

  • Enhancing BSN’s Wound Care & Vascular franchise with leading superabsorbent wound dressings
  • Acquisition of innovative technology and patents for the treatment of chronic wounds today and in the future

BSN medical has taken another significant step to strengthen its portfolio in the highly attractive Wound Care market by acquiring Sorbion, a specialised technology company, focussing on products for the treatment of chronic wounds. This acquisition complements BSN’s recent launch of the Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) system, Cura Sul®. Both steps broaden BSN’s complete offering to patients suffering from acute and chronic wounds, and further improve its position among the leading companies in Wound Care.

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