(2013-12-18) Kitron ASA has signed a general agreement for future business
relations with Maquet Critical Care AB, part of Getinge Group. The agreement
includes deliveries of mechanical and electronic-based products.
Maquet is the largest subsidiary of Getinge Group of Sweden, a leading global
medical technology company.
"Medical equipment is one of Kitron's main segments, and we are thrilled to have
Maquet Critical Care as a customer. Maquet has earned the confidence of
hospitals and physicians for over 175 years, and the trust the company puts in
Kitron is a seal of approval, says Dag Songedal, Interim CEO of Kitron ASA.
The purpose of the agreement is to expand the global relationship between Maquet
Critical Care AB and Kitron ASA. This agreement creates possibilities for both
parties. An essential part of the agreement is a deeper relation with Kitron's
global operations (Sweden, Norway, Lithuania and China). The agreement will be
used for complex production of medical equipment including printed circuit
boards, mechanical assembly and testing
For further information please contact:
Dag Songedal, interim CEO of Kitron ASA, tel.: +47 91 38 64 68 or e-mail
Thomas LÃ¶fgren, Managing Director of Kitron AB, tel.: +46 36 290 2126 or e-mail
Kitron is one of Scandinavia's leading Electronic Manufacturing Services
companies for the Data/Telecoms, Defence, Energy, Industry, Medical equipment
and Offshore/Marine sectors. The company is located in Norway, Sweden,
Lithuania, Germany, China and USA. Kitron had revenues of about NOK 1.7 billion
in 2012 and has about 1,200 employees. www.kitron.com
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