Henry Schein (Nasdaq:HSIC) today named Dirk Benson as VP and chief commercial officer of the medical device manufacturer and distributor’s North America Distribution Group (NADG). Melville, New York-based Henry Schein is the world’s largest provider of health care supplies and services for office-based dental and medical practitioners, and NADG is the company’s largest business group. […]
Medline announced that it opened five newly constructed distribution centers this year and plans to complete two more in 2022. Northfield, Illinois-based Medline said yesterday that it opened the latest LEED-certified distribution center — set to be fully operational in the first quarter of 2022 — in Richmond Hill, Georgia. The new Georgia facility is […]
Nearly half a trillion dollars — $421 billion to be exact — that’s how much the world’s 100 largest medical device companies brought in over the past year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s one of the big takeaways from the Big 100, MassDevice and Medical Design & Outsourcing‘s annual analysis of the worlds’ 100 largest medtech companies. (Check […]
The up-and-down nature of the medtech industry continues to carry through 2021, with a recent dip now followed by a rapid ascent. MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — finished the week (June 11) at 109.63 points, producing a 2.5% rise from the 106.96-point mark set one […]
Medline Industries will stay a privately-held, family-run medtech giant after a majority investment from private equity firms. Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman are making the investment in Medline, which media reports peg at $34 billion. Get the full story on our sister site Medical Design & Outsourcing.
Two companies that use ethylene oxide (EtO) to sterilize medical devices failed to report emissions of the toxic gas to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, according to a report by the Chicago Tribune. Medline Industries and Sterigenics, both headquartered in Illinois, have also operated medtech sterilization operations in the state. Medline continues to do so, and Sterigenics decided in September 2019 not to […]
Medline Industries is looking for a buyer in a deal that could be worth $30 billion, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The Journal cites “people familiar with the matter” saying that Northfield, Ill.-based Medline has hired Goldman Sachs to manage the process. The people added that the company may alternatively seek to go […]
Some medical device businesses not only survived the COVID-19 pandemic but actually thrived — with many producing the medtech needed to fight the coronavirus’s spread. Medical Design & Outsourcing recently analyzed financials for 20 of the largest medical device businesses in the world. Not only was revenue only slightly down for the 20 during 2020, but it was […]