Schivo acquires APN Global

Schivo announced last week that it acquired APN Global and its APN Inc. operating subsidiary for an undisclosed amount.

Waterford, Ireland-based Schivo said in a news release that the acquisition further solidifies its presence in North America. It also allows APN to continue growing in Quebec.

The company will become the Schivo Group’s manufacturing center of excellence throughout the world.

“The acquisition of APN Global is strategically aligned with our vision to expand our presence in high-growth markets,” said Graham Reeves, Schivo CEO. “APN brings deep subject matter know-how and highly differentiated product and technology solutions to our portfolio. The coupling of this product, technology, and Industry 4.0 expertise with Schivo’s existing [minimally invasive surgical] and analytical systems knowledge will bring unparalleled capabilities to meet our customers’ needs. This synergistic coupling makes Schivo the p…

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MedTech 100 roundup: Rise to new heights continues

The medtech industry hit another high as 2021 continues to bring strong performances out of some of the biggest companies around.

MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 index ended the week (Feb. 12) at 110.63 points, marking a 2.2% rise from the 108.23-point mark set at the end of the previous week (Feb. 5).

The final mark for the week sets an all-time best for the index, which had previously reached 106.81 points on Jan. 8, then 107.4 points on Jan. 20 before besting itself again with last week’s finish. The rise has been considerably impressive given that the index had never reached even the 100-point mark before November 2020.

Medtech’s latest rise means the index has risen 19.8% from the pre-COVID-19 pandemic high of 92.32, set on Feb. 19, 2020. Additionally, the industry has very much rebounded from its lowest place, a 62.13-point mark at the start of the pandemic on March 23, 2020. Since that point, the industry has jumped 78.1%.

Medtech’s performa…

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Schivo acquires Supreme Screw Products

Contract manufacturer Schivo (Waterford, Ireland) announced today that it has acquired Supreme Screw Products (SSP), a supplier of precision machining, laser processing and assembly services for the medical device market.

The acquisition will strengthen Schivo’s development and manufacturing footprint, enhance its technical capabilities, and deepen customer partnerships, according to the acquiring company. SSP will complement Schivo’s capabilities for minimally invasive surgery and life sciences markets through the addition of micro-machining, laser processing and assembly technologies, according to Schivo.

Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing.

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