Lou Oberndorf to Chair J. H. Whitney Acquisition of 3B Scientific

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#IMSH2017 hasn’t even officially begun and already big news coming out of Orlando. Today, Lou Oberndorf and J. H. Whitney Capital have acquired 3B Scientific – a global player in the manufacturer of healthcare simulation products. Stay tuned to @HealthySim this week for all the latest.

NEW CANAAN, Conn. and TUCKER, Ga., Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 3B Scientific, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of anatomical and biological teaching aids for science, healthcare and patient education, today announced that it has been acquired by J. H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in healthcare, consumer, specialty manufacturing and business services industries. Todd A. Murray is appointed Chief Executive Officer of 3B Scientific.

3B Scientific has been a trusted leader in the global healthcare education sector for decades with representation in more than 100 countries,” said Murray, CEO of 3B Scientific. “Our partnership with Whitney will allow us to build on a solid foundation and focus on accelerating product innovation and service to meet the growing needs of healthcare training and education worldwide.”


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Concurrent with this acquisition, Louis Oberndorf became 3B Scientific’s Chairman. Oberndorf, who was awarded a lifetime achievement award by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare at the 2016 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, is the former founder and CEO of METI, the world’s leading medical simulation company, which was acquired in 2011 by CAE for $130M.

“This acquisition combines 3B Scientific’s breadth of products and decades of leadership with Whitney’s high-growth investment model to position 3B Scientific for the next stage of growth and innovation,” said Oberndorf. “We are passionate about the future and, together, the Whitney-Oberndorf investment initiative intends to bring a global strategy to the healthcare experiential learning and simulation industry.”

Read the full press release here!


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IMSH Videos: Recap of Medical Simulation Vendor Product Demonstrations & Interviews

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At IMSH 2014 San Francisco earlier this year, HealthySimulation.com was on hand to learn all the latest from a good number of leading medical simulation vendors. Over the past several months we have released several video interviews, which you can now all watch for free below. Special thanks to Matt Koss for his help editing these pieces, each of which takes several days to produce!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3B Scientific Video Interview from IMSH 2014

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Rounding out the last of the company interviews from IMSH 2014 comes this interview with 3B Scientific, a company which has a long history of providing medical training products around the world. Watch this video to learn more about 3B’s mission and diverse range of medical simulation product offerings:

More about 3B Scientific From Their Website:

3B stands for today: Best quality, Best value, Best service! The international group of companies 3B Scientific specializes in the manufacturing and marketing of didactic material for scientific, medical and patient education. The group’s oldest site in Budapest/Hungary began its manufacturing history in 1819, making 3B Scientific the most experienced group of companies in the industry. The mother company was founded 1948 in Hamburg by the 3 Bs: Mr. Paul Binhold, his wife Hedwig Binhold and their daughter Marion Binhold, now Marion Kurland. The brand name 3B Scientific® is represented in over 100 countries worldwide in the medical and educational sector. Achieving constantly growing sales, the 3B Scientific group is the worldwide leader in the anatomy market today. The essential factors for the steadily increasing success are: 

  • The excellent quality of the products, manufactured by skilled and specially trained personnel
  • The extremely competitive value of 3B Scientific® Products
  • The uncompromising flexibility of processing customer requirements

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3B Scientific Product Line includes:

  • Artificial skeletons, torsos and human organ models
  • Teaching aids and systems from the fields of physics and technology
  • Injection training arms, patient care mannequins & medical simulators
  • Biology, zoology and chemistry models
  • Anatomical charts and ana(c)omical gift items
  • Anatomical teaching and learning software
  • SEIRIN® and Moxa Acupuncture Needles
  • Laser Pen, Laser Shower
  • Kinesiology Tape & Acu Tape
  • Therapy & Fitness products
  • Massage & Treatment tables

To learn more about the 3B Scientific Products & Services visit their website at 3BScientific.com


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