News & Events
13. April 2015
Merivaara Corporation announced today the appointment of its new CEO, Mr Markku Aherto. Mr. Aherto has been working as Sales Director of the company since January 2015. Prior to that Aherto has worked in the Board of OscareMedical Oy. Mr Aherto has also earlier been working for Merivaara, as Director of Export Sales and Marketing, between 2005 and 2011. Furthermore, he has held several sales, marketing and general management positions for e.g. Hackman Metos Oy and Planmeca Oy.
12. November 2014
Hospital-acquired infections kill more people than car accidents every year. The HYGIENE solution comprises a series of antibacterial products for hospitals and health care centres to help reduce the amount of infectious bacteria and viruses that can be contracted from contact surfaces. Merivaara is introducing the HYGIENE concept with hospital beds that are machine washable and made with antibacterial material.
5. November 2014
Merivaara’s new, innovative multipurpose extension device Flexion™ provides a single system for several fields of orthopedic surgery together with Promerix™ operating table. With its multipurpose functions, Flexion is an excellent choice for hip arthroscopy, as well as for pinning and nailing of hip, femur, tibia or fibula.
9. September 2014
The Board has appointed Petteri Saarinen as the interim CEO of Merivaara, starting today.
18. August 2014
Environmental factors are becoming ever more important. The Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, RoHS 2002/95/EC, was adopted in 2003 by the European Union. Since July 2014, also manufacturers of medical device are required to comply with the directive. Merivaara’s CE-marked products comply with RoHS.
24. June 2014
Merivaara’s revolutionary and popular Carena bed has all the features required by healthcare professionals, from the point of view of ergonomics and patient safety. The new Carena model is suitable for the demanding conditions imposed by machine washing with water. The new machine washable Carena bed complies with the strictest standards and hygienic criteria. Its antibacterial coating reduces bacterial growth, also on the frame. Therefore, Carena is an ideal choice, both in primary care and ER and in long-term care.
27. May 2014
The cooperation allows Merivaara to integrate Posicom's Seekuence Medical software as a module in Merivaara's advanced system for operation rooms, OpenOR. Posicom is a member of Oslo Medtech.