Swedish medtech company Getinge announced today that it will pay SEK 170 million ($16 million) to acquire Ultra Clean Systems and its ultrasonic cleaning tech.
Getinge has already been the exclusive North American distributor of Tampa, Florida–based Ultra Clean Systems’ offerings for nearly a decade. Health providers use ultrasonic cleaning tech in hospitals and surgery centers to decontaminate surgical instruments.
In fact, ultrasonic cleaning is an integral part of best practices to reprocess instruments, especially the most complex ones used for robotic surgery, according to the company.
“With the addition of Ultra Clean’s expertise and technology, we significantly expand our offering to sterile reprocessing departments in North America, which now contains a complete range of process equipment, consumables and IT solutions,” Stéphane Le Roy, president of Surgical Workflows at Getinge, said in a news release.
“Getinge’s global sales reach …