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26. August 2013

Merivaara to deliver operating tables to new surgical education centre in Tampere

The Finnish company Merivaara Corp. will deliver operating tables to the new, state-of-the-art Surgical Education Centre to be opened this autumn on the premises of Tampere University Hospital (TUH). Based on new teaching methods, the centre will be used for teaching purposes by the University’s Medical School and for the further training of surgeons and other health care personnel. As centre of excellence in the field, it provides health care professionals with the unique opportunity to practice surgical operations in an environment that simulates real-life conditions.

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.

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