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Scapa Healthcare Completes the Purchase of Systagenix Advanced Wound Dressing Facility in the UK

Acquisition Positions Scapa Healthcare as a Leading Manufacturer of Medical Devices

WINDSOR, Conn., Oct. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scapa Healthcare, a trusted strategic outsource partner of skin friendly turn-key solutions, has successfully completed the acquisition of the Systagenix manufacturing facility located in Gargrave, England, from Acelity. As part of the transaction, the manufacturing operations, sterilization services, warehouse facilities, R&D and regulatory support functions located in Gargrave have been transferred to Scapa Healthcare.

Scapa Healthcare and Acelity have entered into a long-term exclusive manufacturing and supply agreement, in which Scapa Healthcare will continue manufacturing the KCI advanced wound dressings portfolio manufactured in Gargrave.

Gargrave is now the largest manufacturing facility and European Turn-Key Center of Excellence for Scapa Healthcare. The site expands Scapa Healthcare’s global footprint and increases its manufacturing capabilities and innovation resources.

“The acquisition of the Gargrave site positions Scapa Healthcare as a leading business-to-business manufacturer of medical devices,” said Joe Davin, President Scapa Healthcare. “The new facility is well invested to support new product development and manufacturing not only for wound care products, but also consumer wellness and wearable fixation devices. We believe this represents a great opportunity for our customers as we remain committed to be the trusted strategic outsource partner of choice for the markets we serve.”

For more information on the acquisition, please visit https://www.londonstockexchange.com/exchange/prices-and-markets/stocks/exchange-insight/company-news.html?fourWayKey=GB0007281198GBGBXAMSM.

About Scapa Healthcare

Scapa Healthcare is a global trusted strategic outsource partner of skin friendly turn-key solutions for advanced wound care, consumer wellness and medical device markets. Scapa Healthcare partners with market leaders to design, develop, manufacture and commercialize innovative skin contact solutions to meet end-user needs. Scapa Healthcare offers turn-key development services, including design and project management; coating; converting, perforation and assembly; printing and packaging; and sterilization services.  For more information, visit: www.scapahealthcare.com.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 09:17