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25. April 2013

China welcomed Merivaara at CMEF trade show in Shenzhen

Merivaara was introduced to thousands of visitors at the largest health technology trade show in the Asia-Pacific region, China International Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF) in Shenzhen in April. Together with its distributor in China,Shanghai PAX Medical Instrument Company, Merivaara showcased its range of high-class operating room equipment, including surgical tables and their groundbreaking control systems.

8. March 2013

Three new delivery bed models for more comfortable childbirth

Reassuring the wellbeing of both mother and baby before, during and after delivery is crucial for any maternity services and labour ward. The renewed Optima™ birthing bed has been designed with the mother, midwife and obstetrician in mind. We have focused particularly on ergonomics, safety and mobility. Through its wide range of positions in the same unit, the Optima delivery bed is suitable for all stages of labour, at the same time offering increased comfort for the mother.

18. January 2013

Change in ownership now completed

The acquisition announced earlier is completed and the ownership of Merivaara Corporation has changed. Private equity firm Intera Partners purchased a majority holding in the company, and Merivaara’s management and other key employees became significant minority shareholders. A fund managed by Finnish Intera Partners is now majority shareholder, with a holding of 65%. Merivaara’s key employees hold approximately 35% of the company. The new shareholders’ aim is to develop Merivaara’s business and strengthen the company’s competitive advantage and position in domestic and international markets.

19. December 2012

Intera Partners to invest in health technology company Merivaara

Ownership of Merivaara will change with the Finnish private equity firm Intera Partners purchasing a majority holding of 65 per cent in the company. Merivaara’s management and other key employees will become significant minority shareholders with a 35 per cent share. The new shareholders’ aim is to develop Merivaara’s business and strengthen the company’s competitive advantage and position in domestic and international markets. The sellers in the transaction include the current majority shareholders and Board Members Ilkka Laipio and Jukka Suominen, and a number of minority shareholders.

23. November 2012

Promerix operating table with new features

Merivaara’s electro-hydraulic operating table, Promerix™, has been updated with a range of new features:

  • New drive wheel for improved ergonomics
  • Modern, intuitive touch-screen hand control
  • Manage Promerix through Storz OR1 system

14. November 2012

Modern touch-screen concept for controlling operating tables

Electricity-powered operating tables are most often controlled through a conventional hand control, with standard push buttons. At Medica 2012, Finnish medical technology expert Merivaara presents a new concept for controlling these tables, the touch-screen based Merimote™ remote control.

14. November 2012

New integrated operating room system from Merivaara smoothes the workflow

With several image sources and other devices in every operating room, precious time from patient care is often being spent on operating these devices. Merivaara is proud to announce a new concept that integrates key control functions, such as image and video management, operating table and light control, and remote consultation into a single system. In addition to its intuitive touch-screen user interface, the system is also based on an open architecture which gives the team freedom to choose both from the functions and devices it wants to control.

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