Cutera (NSDQ:CUTR) said today that it snagged Vyaire Medical CEO David Mowry to be its new CEO, effective immediately. The aesthetic device maker in January fired president & CEO James Reinstein after the company missed expectations for its 2018 top line, naming COO Jason Richey as interim chief executive. Mowry led Tornier to a $3.3 billion […]
Sterigenics said today that it has applied for permits to upgrade emissions controls at its Willowbrook, Ill. medical device sterilization plant, which had sterilized thousands of devices daily until its Feb.15 shutdown. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) closed the Willowbrook plant, citing excessive emissions of the sterilant ethylene oxide (EO), based on a federal […]
AngioDynamics (NSDQ:ANGO) said yesterday that it closed the $167.5 million sale of its Namic fluid management portfolio to Medline Industries. The sale, originally announced in April, includes all of Latham, N.Y.-based AngioDynamic’s manifolds, contrast management systems, closed fluid systems, guidewires, disposable transducers and interventional accessories offered under the Namic brand. AngioDynamics said that it has used […]
Medline Industries will pay $167.5 million to acquire the Namic fluid management business from AngioDynamics (NSDQ:ANGO), the companies announced today. The deal, subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close in the summer. It will allow Medline to acquire the manifolds, contrast management systems, closed fluid systems, guidewires, disposable transducers and interventional accessories offered […]
ICU Medical said it acquired Excelsior Medical for $59.5 million, with Excelsior’s SwabFlush and pre-filled saline and heparin flush syringes going to Medline Industries for $27 million upon closing. Excelsior developed, manufactured and commercialized the SwabCap and SwabFlush devices for disinfecting and protecting needleless IV connectors, San Clemente, Calif.-based ICU Medical said. The split will […]
Illinois-based Medline Industries acquired key spine surgery technologies from Georgia-based Amendia, the companies announced this month.
Medline nabbed Amendia’s anterior cervical fusion distraction pin business, part of a market that Medline expects to grow more than 8% annually. The technologies are used in surgeries for removing problem disks in the neck area of the spine.
The FDA categorized Medline Industries’ recall of its ACME Monaco guidewire as Class I, denoting the risk of serious injury or death.
The recall of the ACME Monaco guidewire, designed to direct a percutaneous catheter through a blood vessel, was 1st initiated in August 2013 on the potential for the guidewire’s coating to flake off.
Chemence Medical Products is on the hook for the 2.3% medical device tax on the medical adhesives it makes for distributor Medline Industries, a federal judge ruled this week.
Group purchasing organization Premier Healthcare signed a new contract with Carestream to provide diagnostic dental imaging systems to its 86,000-plus membership.
Premier has been offering Carestream imaging systems to its members since 2010, but the new contract extends the deal for another 3 years.
Medline Industries wants 1 of its insurers to cover the $500,000 it expects to log in legal fees defending against lawsuits filed over its purchase of counterfeit surgical mesh from RAM Medical.
Wayne, N.J.-based medical device distributor RAM Medical admitted in December 2011 to importing and reselling counterfeit and contaminated surgical hernia mesh products.