Getinge Assumes Global Leading Position in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Healing  
8/17/2012 9:13:35 AM

GETINGE, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Getinge has today signed a definitive agreement with US-based Kinetic Concepts Inc. (KCI) to acquire KCI’s Therapeutic Support Systems (TSS) business. Getinge is currently a major player in pressure ulcer prevention and healing in many European markets, while KCI’s primary geographical area of strength is the North American market. The combination of Getinge’s and KCI’s TSS business creates a global platform with strong positions in most key markets, with significant potential for portfolio and operational synergies. The TSS portfolio and operations will be integrated into Getinge Extended Care under the ArjoHuntleigh brand.