B. Braun Avitum AG and WP Care, medical division of the WP Investment Group
announce strategic partnership
MELSUNGEN, GERMANY and WP Care, Republic of Korea, May 18, 2021 – B. Braun Avitum AG, a leading manufacturer of medical devices and pharmaceutical products and services and WP Care, medical division of the WP Investment Group, announced today a partnership for the sales of medical facemasks in order to jointly support the measures against the Covid-19 virus.
With the partnership, B. Braun’s capabilities in producing high-quality medical facemasks and the sales opportunities on the part of WP Care are combined to meet the continued strong demand for medical facemasks worldwide. Initially, WP Care will focus on opportunities within the South Korean market and gradually roll out the joint offering in other markets as well.
“The partnership with WP Care supports us in further ensuring the accessibility of critical health care products for patients and healthcare professionals in this ongoing pandemic”, said Dr Holger Seeberg, Member of the Management Board B. Braun Avitum.
“This partnership enables us to expand our product offering to South Korea and in time to other markets globally to help protect people by utilizing high-quality and reliable personal protective equipment”, said Dr Lei Wang, Chairman WP Care.
About B. Braun B. Braun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of medical devices and pharmaceutical products and services. With 64,000 employees in 64 countries, B. Braun develops high quality product systems and services for users around the world. In 2020, the Group generated sales of €7.4 billion. Every service provided by B. Braun incorporates its entire expertise and the company's deep understanding of users' needs. In developing its products, product systems and services, B. Braun acts like a sparring partner. A companion who promotes developments through constructive dialog and the motivation to improve things. With its constantly growing portfolio of effective medical care solutions, B. Braun makes a substantial contribution towards protecting and improving people's health.
About WP Care, WP Investment Group WP Care is a South Korean company established to develop and sell wholesale and retail safety, healthcare and medical device goods and services and is a 100% subsidiary of WP Investment, a South Korean diversified investment holding company. The WP Care platform develops strategic partnerships with leading global brands with a current focus on medical devices, healthcare innovation, and training; leveraging it’s strong regional access to government agencies, recognized Korean corporations, hospital networks and healthcare aligned educational institutions.