オムロンはイタリアの医療機器中堅の3A Health Care（ロンバルディア州）を買収する。取得額は約12億円。３Ａはぜんそく治療に使う吸引機器「ネブライザー」を開発・生産している。低価格の設計技術を取り入れて大気汚染が深刻化する中国やインドなど新興国で機器販売を増やす。オムロンは同機器で世界シェア首位だが2020年に33％から40％に高める。
July 2, 2018 3A Health Care
GLOBAL BUSINESS EXPANSION FOR RESPIRATORY DEVICE OFFERING
OMRON Healthcare Europe, a global leader in medical equipment for home health monitoring and therapy, announces the acquisition of privately-held 3A Health Care s.r.l., a leader in the development and production of specialized aerosol therapy devices and surgical aspirators.
OMRON Healthcare provides a wide range of respiratory therapy devices that help people to prevent and treat airway diseases. The company also offers products and solutions in other home healthcare categories such as blood pressure monitoring, pain management, weight management and temperature measurement.
Italy based 3A Health Care has a 30-year history of developing aerosol therapy devices for professional and home use. At the forefront of innovation in compressor nebulizer technology, 3A’s products are highly regarded by medical professionals and widely used by consumers.
Since 2014 both companies have worked together to bring innovations to market that address specific needs in the treatment of respiratory conditions. The agreement, signed on June 29th, combines 3A Health Care’s strengths in design, planning and procurement with OMRON Healthcare’s culture of innovation and quality assurance and marks the expansion of OMRON’s leading position in the global nebulizer market.
“With this acquisition we are gaining strong talent and innovative technology that builds on our R&D and production expertise. It will allow us to provide a broader portfolio of respiratory solutions and offer these to more consumers and patients than ever before.” said Andre van Gils, President and CEO of Omron Healthcare Europe B.V. “This confirms the commitment to our vision to go for zero compromise on healthier lives and empower more people to effectively treat their respiratory conditions.”
“Becoming part of OMRON Healthcare provides us with the opportunity to extend our product innovations and technologies across geographies, given OMRON’s global presence. We believe our collective efforts will further enhance the health and well-being of consumers all over the world” said Valentina Abate, General Manager of 3A Health Care.