SOURCE: Ossur Americas

Ossur Americas

September 01, 2010 08:12 ET

Ossur Forms Strategic Alliance With Hely & Weber

New Partnership Gives Ossur Customers More Choices in High-Quality Orthopaedic Soft Goods

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA--(Marketwire - September 1, 2010) -  Össur, a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics, today announced a new strategic alliance with Hely & Weber, a supplier of innovative, high-quality braces and supports. Founded in 1992, founders John Hely and Jim Weber have a combined 76 years of experience in the orthopedic and sports medicine industry. The Hely & Weber line includes renowned products such as the Titan Wrist Brace, Shields Patella Stabilizer, Knapp Hinged Knee, and 24 patented soft bracing products which have a long history of successful clinical performance.

Beginning September 1, Össur will participate in an agreement to distribute Hely & Weber's line of soft goods through Össur's Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contracts. Hely & Weber's line will also be available through three of Össur's representatives: Team Makena (So.CA), Synergy Orthopedics (East PA, NJ), and Dashe Orthopedic Supplies (TX, AR, OK).

"We welcome the opportunity to provide Hely & Weber's high-quality products to our customers," said Mahesh Mansukhani, Össur Americas president. "The addition of Hely & Weber products to our line expands our ability to provide innovative products that drive successful patient outcomes for our customers."

John Hely, CEO of Hely & Weber, commented, "We are excited about the opportunity to work with Össur to strengthen our market presence. Össur is a leading company that is well positioned to continue its success in the non-invasive orthopaedic area."

About Össur

Össur (NASDAQ/OMX: OSSR) is a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics that help people live a life without limitations. Its business is focused on improving people's mobility through the delivery of innovative technologies within the fields of braces, supports, prosthetic limbs and compression therapies. A recognized "Technology Pioneer," Össur invests significantly in research and product development; its award-winning designs ensuring a consistently strong position in the market. Successful patient and clinical outcomes are further empowered via Össur's educational programs and business solutions. Headquartered in Iceland, Össur has major operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, with additional distributors worldwide. Össur Americas' headquarters are based in Orange County, CA.

Contact Information

  • Contacts
    Ossur Americas:
    Mary Nash
    Director of Marketing Communications
    (949) 382-3844
    mnash@ossur.com