GRAND RAPIDS, MI – May 1, 2023 – SunMed, a leading North American manufacturer and distributor of consumable medical devices for anesthesia and respiratory care, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Vyaire Medical’s (“Vyaire”) business unit that manufactures and markets respiratory and anesthesia consumables. Through the combination, SunMed is creating a leading manufacturer wholly dedicated to airway management and operative care with a more comprehensive offering for practitioners, serving as a one-stop source for the highest-quality consumable respiratory and anesthesia medical products that support the best outcomes for patients. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
“We are pleased to officially welcome Vyaire’s respiratory and anesthesia consumables team into the SunMed family and are excited by the promising opportunities created by the joining of two great businesses,” said Hank Struik, CEO of SunMed. “As we bring our people together, we are confident in the highly complementary nature of our platforms and in our ability to strengthen our manufacturing capabilities and ensure our customers reliable and predictable supply of the most trusted respiratory and anesthesia consumables. Together, we will be even better positioned to drive innovation, using our combined expertise and industry-leading engineering capabilities. Our mission will continue to be focused on improving quality of life and setting the standard of care.”
SunMed, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan with manufacturing and distribution sites in the United States, Mexico, China and Europe, is a leading medical device manufacturer, offering one of the most comprehensive portfolios of consumable anesthesia and respiratory care products. SunMed’s product portfolio spans the continuum of care from first responders to hospitals and home care, with safety, patient comfort and clinical performance in mind. SunMed’s comprehensive portfolio of trusted respiratory care and anesthesia products include premier brands such as Salter Labs®, Ethox Medical™, Ventlab™ and Westmed™. Currently, SunMed has over 1 million square feet of manufacturing space, providing comprehensive expertise in all plastics materials and conversion—supported by a world-class Quality Management System. Frazier Healthcare Partners, a leading healthcare investment firm, acquired a majority ownership stake in SunMed in 2021.
About Vyaire’s Respiratory Consumables Business
The respiratory and anesthesia consumables business of Vyaire, which Vyaire purchased from Becton Dickinson in 2018, encompasses leading airway management and operative care technology, including AirLife™ oxygen therapy and VitalSigns™ anesthesia circuits. Vyaire brings a diversified range of high-quality, easy to use respiratory and anesthesia consumables products that are respected by clinicians and patients across the globe.