09/19/2011

Brown Medical Industries, Inc.

Brown Medical Industries acquires IMAK Products Corporation.


Brown Medical Industries acquires IMAK Products Corp.

Spirit Lake, Iowa. (January 4, 2010) – Brown Medical Industries (BMI), the Northwest Iowa manufacturer of medical devices, has acquired IMAK Products Corporation, the San Diego based maker of pain relief and orthopedic products.

The acquisition will allow BMI to capitalize on IMAK’s retail distribution domestically, while expanding distribution of the pain relief products into new markets internationally.

“We’re excited to bring the IMAK line to our customers, and eager to build upon IMAK’s strong reputation in the marketplace,” said BMI President and CEO, Ivan Brown. “The synergies between our brands and the IMAK lines will allow us to be a stronger, more viable player in the healthcare distribution industry.”

“BMI is an esteemed supplier in our industry,” added Aurelia Koby, President of IMAK Products. “I’m confident that customers will experience a seamless transition and be impressed with the complete line of orthopedic products offered by BMI. Like IMAK, BMI is committed to improving people’s lives and offering outstanding service.”

BMI is located in Spirit Lake, Iowa with satellite offices in Kansas City, Missouri. The company is ISO 9001 certified, manufacturing products in the U.S. as well as China. BMI markets an extensive line of unique healthcare products through its wholesale and retail partners. BMI has been in business over forty-five years. For more information about the company and its products, please visit www.brownmed.com or www.seal-tight.com.

IMAK Products Corp has a respected status in the pain relief and orthopedic support business. From the SmartGlove® carpal tunnel support to ergoBeads™ in the computer comfort products, IMAK approaches patient comfort holistically and with ingenuity. For more information about the IMAK brand, please visit http://www.imakproducts.com/.