medi® celebrates its 70th anniversary
WHITSETT, North Carolina, December 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The medical device manufacturer medi® celebrates 70 years in the business of medical compression stockings, adjustable compression systems, supports, orthotics, compression garments and shoe insoles. Fundamentally family business, medi uses these values to innovate and move business forward, focusing on solutions that add value to its stakeholders. This is reflected in the company’s slogan, “I Feel Better,” which is a statement of its commitment to customers, clinicians and patients to deliver on their promises of unmatched service, educational support and healthy outcomes in the workplace. the clinical communities it serves.
Wolfgang Weihermüller laid the foundations for worldwide success in 1951 when he transported a knitting machine to Bayreuth, Germany with his cousin Günther Voigtmann. Using their previous knowledge of stocking and corsetry manufacturing acquired in a family business, they produced their first “elastic stocking” and the rest is history.
“The courage my father displayed in transporting the machine across the border and his desire to challenge and revolutionize what was already established is still the credo of medi today,” says Dr Michael Weihermüller , chairman of the shareholders’ meeting. “Seeking new business, always staying one step ahead of the competition and most importantly, always thinking about the customer – this is what medi will continue to focus on over the next decades. “
medi is a medical products and technology company specializing in compression therapy for chronic disease, athletic performance and fashion. The head office is located in Bayreuth, Germany with manufacturing and administrative offices in Whitsett, North Carolina. The company employs more than 2,400 people, has branches in 19 countries and exports products to more than 90 countries around the world.
SOURCE med United States