September 10, 2020, Taiwan – Apex Medical Corp. (TWSE listed Company, 4106.TW) announces a full acquisition of SLK Vertriebs GmbH and SLK Medical GmbH, the leading manufacturer and service provider in Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (IPC), Hoist and Pressure Area Care in Germany.
SLK is established by a group of health care professionals that has been perfected in cooperation with physicians, nursing staff and retail partners. The product development has been attached great importance to balancing therapeutic efficacy, user friendliness and economic efficiency to tailor the patient’s needs. “We’re proud to be part of a corporation like Apex Medical that continues to invest in healthcare solutions,” said Oliver Otte, Managing Director of SLK.
As a patient-focused medical solution provider, Apex Medical develops a range of products in Pressure Area Care, Respiratory Therapy, and medical equipment with the market covering worldwide across Asia, Europe, North and South America.
With this acquisition, Apex Medical reinforces its leading position in delivering more comprehensive product portfolio and service in Germany and Europe. It is expected to have IPC and Hoist from SLK as the new supplement to Apex Medical’s product line.
Moreover, SLK puts its business focus on the home care and post-acute care market currently. The cooperation with Apex Medical will also equip SLK with more resources, including the introduction of high-end mattresses such as Serene, Pro-care series and other products to enable SLK to gradually move to hospital business. The future integration of resources between Apex Medical and SLK will create more operational synergies and strategic development in Europe for both parties as a whole. “With SLK’s strong Germany presence, we’ll be able to further enhance our service levels and distribution efficiencies in that region.” said Scott Chen, CEO of Apex Medical.
About SLK Vertriebs GmbH and SLK Medical GmbH
SLK is a German developer and manufacturer of medical products and rehabilitation appliances. The products range comprises Pressure Area Care, Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (IPC), bariatric care, decontamination and repair service. SLK offers medical solutions which are both economically and therapeutically viable.
About Apex Medical
Apex Medical Corporation was founded in 1990, bearing with the mission ”Care for a Healthy Life”, it has become a patient-focused, innovation-driven global medical solution provider. With its devotion to healthcare, Apex products have been developed as a range of solutions: from pressure area care, respiratory therapy products to medical equipment for providing first-class healthcare solutions to improve patients’ life quality.