MTANZ Medical Technology Association of NZ article in Stuff.co.nz and the Sunday Star Times urging…
It is with much excitement that we share with you the news of the acquisition of Downs Distributors Ltd by Obex Medical Ltd.
The acquisition, which was completed on 1st December 2020, brings two established and reputable organisations together under the same ownership banner. The combined strength of both companies, its breadth and skillset will place us in a unique position to offer our customers with unrivalled product solutions delivering on the ultimate objective to enhance your patient outcomes in the most efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective way.
Pieter Wijnhoud CEO Obex Medical “it is very exciting to work together with Ann and the entire Downs Distributors team in making our combined objective to deliver more effective and quality solutions to our customers a reality. The combined tenure of both companies of nearly 80 years, the long-standing supplier relationships and understanding of the market needs in a rapidly evolving and fast changing environment will help us deliver on our customer expectations in the best way possible”.
As Ann Watkin, the founding partner of Downs Distributors says “since our inception in 1980 it has always been the prime focus of Downs to provide outstanding service and support to our customers. I am very excited that now, in collaboration with Obex Medical, we can even further implement this focus. Both companies have very similar modes of operation and share many objectives. We at Downs are proud of our reputation and proud to be working alongside Obex in our future together”.
Downs Distributors will continue to operate as Downs Distributors for the foreseeable future, whilst we gradually execute on integrating the businesses to the benefit of our customers and shareholders.