ANSELL HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS LLC TO ACQUIRE EXAM & SPECIALTY GLOVE SUPPLIER DIGITCARE
31 October 2018 – Melbourne/Brussels – Ansell Healthcare Products, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Ansell Limited (ASX:ANN), which is a global leader in protection solutions, today announces it has acquired substantially all the assets of Digitcare Corporation, a leading glove supplier to the U.S. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Specialty Acute markets.
Founded in 1988 with headquarters in Santa Monica, CA, Digitcare offers purpose-built nitrile and latex gloves. Its best-selling APEXPro™ brand examination gloves have a dedicated following among North American EMS professionals, law enforcement officers and other first responders.
“The acquisition of Digitcare strengthens our position as the leader in disposable gloves for EMS professionals,” says Joe Kubicek, President of the Healthcare Global Business Unit at Ansell. “The company’s customer focus and high-quality products make it an attractive addition to our portfolio.”
“We are pleased that Digitcare will now be a part of Ansell,” says Bill Jordan, Digitcare President and CEO. “The strong market recognition of Ansell’s MICROFLEX® brand and record of innovation make it the perfect company to expand the reach of our products.”