January 19, 2021

Medicom strengthens its presence in the European dental market



Medicom strengthens its presence in the European dental market

The acquisition of Loser & Co GmbH strengthens the dental segment strategy



MONTREAL, November 2, 2020 /CNW/- Medicom Group ("Medicom"), a leading global manufacturer of surgical and respiratory masks and other infection control products, announced the acquisition of European dental distributor Loser & Co GmbH ("Loser & Co"). Loser & Co is a leading and respected company that has been distributing a wide range of branded dental products throughout Europe for almost 30 years.

"This strategic acquisition allows Medicom to expand and strengthen its position in Europe. We are delighted that the Loser & Co team will help us to significantly strengthen our presence in the European dental market," said Ronald Reuben, CEO of Medicom. "We continue to focus on expanding our global footprint to create value through both organic and acquisition-led growth."

"Loser & Co has extensive expertise in the dental sector, which provides Medicom with an excellent opportunity to strengthen its position in the European market and provide new ideas to help in other parts of the world," said Ouriel Levy, Executive Vice President, Commercial and Global President of the Dental Division. "This will create new synergies for expanding commercial coverage in Europe and fill a gap in our global dental market strategy. The expanded team will provide us with the experience and focus that Medicom needs in the region." 

Joachim Siegler, currently Managing Director of Loser & Co GmbH, will lead Medicom's overall dental business in Europe as Managing Director of Medicom B.V., and will operate from Loser & Co's current location in Germany. He said, "We are excited about the new opportunities offered by our collaboration with Medicom, including the access to Medicom's extensive range of quality PPE and infection control products such as masks, gowns, gloves and sterilisation bags. We are proud to be part of Medicom's extended global team."


Medicom and Loser & Co will work together to ensure a smooth transition for customers and suppliers throughout the integration. There will be no immediate change in ordering or service procedures for customers or suppliers. 



About Medicom  

The Medicom Group is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high quality, single-use infection control and prevention products for the medical, dental, industrial, animal health, laboratory, retail and health & wellness markets. Medicom distributes infection control products under the Medicom, Ritmed, Ocean Pacific, Hedy, Kolmi and Hopen brands. Medicom operates as Kolmi-Hopen in Angers, France, Medicom Asia in Hong Kong, KHM Engineering in Singapore and Medicom HealthPro in the UK.

Medicom was founded in 1988 in response to the urgent need for medical gloves for healthcare professionals during the global HIV crisis. Since then, the company has been a trusted provider of infection control solutions for multiple outbreaks, including Avian Flu, SARS, H1N1 and Ebola.

For more information about Medicom and its complete infection control solutions, including a wide range of medical masks, please visit the medicom-eu.com website and follow us on LinkedIn and Youtube.


About Loser & Co GmbH

Loser has been representing leading manufacturers in the European dental market for over 30 years. The company's philosophy is to offer high-quality brands and products through a network of distribution partners, supported by professional service and advice on use, regulations, guidelines and quality. Thanks to extensive market knowledge, an experienced sales team, close cooperation with dental professionals and universities, Loser's motto is "Öfter mal was Gutes", or "More often something good".

SOURCE AMD Medicom Inc. media contact:

Benoît Guillet, Europe Marketing Director: beguillet@kolmi-hopen.com