Bauerfeind USA, AliMed Announce Distribution Partnership

Published: Mar 16, 2018

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bauerfeind USA, Inc., a leading manufacturer of orthopedic braces, supports, insoles and medical-grade compression (phlebology) products, announces today a new distribution partnership with AliMed, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of specialty healthcare products.
 
As part of the multi-year agreement, AliMed will be the official U.S. distributor and marketing partner for Bauerfeind’s phlebology and foot orthopedic products.
 
“At Bauerfeind we are committed to developing superior products and business solutions to support our customers in providing excellent patient care,” said Bill Pembroke, CEO, Bauerfeind USA. “In the continued growth of our orthopedic business, we are very pleased to announce this distribution agreement with AliMed. This partnership will provide our customers with valuable resources for ordering, product supply and support.”
 
The following Bauerfeind product lines are affected by the AliMed cooperation:
  • VenoTrain Compression Stockings (micro, business, glider)
  • ViscoSpot, ViscoPed, ViscoPed S, ViscoHeel
  • GloboPed Forefoot Relief and Heel Relief Shoes
  • GloboTec Junior

“We are thrilled to partner with such an elite organization as Bauerfeind,” said John Keady, Vice President of Sales, AliMed, Inc. “AliMed is dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality products designed for comfort and therapeutic excellence, which is the standard Bauerfeind has set. We look forward to welcoming Bauerfeind’s valued U.S. customers and ensure a quick and easy transition to AliMed.”

Bauerfeind’s orthopedic brace and support lines are not affected by the newly formed partnership with AliMed.

About Bauerfeind
Founded in Germany in 1929, Bauerfeind is one of the leading manufacturers of medical products including orthopedic braces and supports for every joint and the back, as well as insoles and compression products. Every Bauerfeind product is made in Germany and is designed to help people live fulfilling, active lives, at any age.

Top athletes and healthcare providers around the world put their trust in the outstanding quality of Bauerfeind products. Since 2002, the company has been an official supplier of the German Olympic teams and has been a partner of the Olympic Organizing Committees as the exclusive supplier of braces and supports to all participating nations since 2010.

In 2017, the Arthritis Foundation awarded the Bauerfeind GenuTrain Knee Support with its coveted “Ease of Use” commendation, a certification recognizing products proven to make life easier for people who have arthritis and other physical limitations.

Bauerfeind USA has also earned the endorsements of both the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA) and the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) for providing outstanding support to professional players across the leagues.

Bauerfeind AG is a family-run company with 2,000 employees worldwide and subsidiaries in more than 20 countries, including Bauerfeind USA which was founded in 1985 in Kennesaw, GA and recently relocated to midtown Atlanta.

About AliMed, Inc.
Headquartered in Dedham, Mass., AliMed is a specialty medical supplies manufacturer and distributor with on-site customization capabilities and a vast portfolio of healthcare products designed to improve patient outcomes and experience. Serving patient needs spanning “hospital to home” for nearly 50 years, AliMed has built its long history and reputation on responsiveness, exceptional customer service, and high-quality offerings. In 2017, AliMed was recognized as a Manufacturer of the Year by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Legislative Caucus. Visit AliMed.com for more information.

 

Contacts

Bauerfeind Contact:
Scott Borjeson, 404-201-7824
sborjeson@bauerfeindusa.com
or
AliMed Contact:
Shrikant Rahalkar, 781-329-2900
srahalkar@alimed.com

 

 
 

Source: AliMed, Inc.

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