Geneva, Ill. – Argentum Medical LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer of metallic silver-based, antimicrobial wound dressings, has reached an agreement with sanaFactur to be the exclusive distributor of Silverlon® Flex wound dressings in Germany. The two companies will be exhibiting together at the European Wound Management Association’s conference in Bremen, Germany, May 11-13, 2016 at booth 1 C 04.
"We are delighted to partner with sanaFactur to serve the German market for advanced wound care,” said Raul Brizuela, president and chief executive officer of Argentum Medical."sanaFactur is a new company that specializes in innovative wound care and has recognized the value and effectiveness of Silverlon dressings.”
Olaf Ohm, CEO Commercial for sanaFactur, noted, "We are very pleased to partner with Argentum. We already have extensive experience with this technology,” having previously worked for sorbion GmbH, which distributed Silverlon before BSN Medical acquired the company in 2016.
Silverlon® burn and wound dressings have FDA 510 (k) marketing clearance in the U.S. and Class III medicated wound dressing CE Mark approval for European and other markets. Silverlon dressings can be used effectively in a wide variety of clinical settings, with dressings made specifically for surgical applications, negative pressure wound contact, catheters, burns, and advanced wound care. Silverlon dressings, which provide seven-day efficacy, are easy to apply, store and transport, and are not highly sensitive to temperature extremes.
Dr. Alexander Maassen, CEO Scientific for sanaFactur said, "The performance of Silverlon® Flex technology protects our patients. We look forward to this long-term partnership. "
sanaFactur GmbH is a privately held company with headquarters in Enger, Germany, which specializes in the development, manufacture and distribution of products for wound care.
Silverlon wound dressings have a permanently plated metallic surface, which provides the antimicrobial benefits of silver in the dressing without staining the skin and without increasing bioburden. Silverlon was originally developed for the U.S. military, where it is still extensively used for management of burn and blast injuries. Silverlon dressings are used today by surgeons and other healthcare professionals around the world on surgical wounds, in negative pressure wound therapy, on chronic wounds, burns, skin grafts, and IV and catheter-related wounds.
About Argentum Medical
Argentum Medical pioneered the use of silver-plated nylon. Specializing in the development of innovative products made from silver-plated nylon, Argentum Medical will continue to explore new applications and markets for its Silverlon technology in keeping with its corporate mission to improve clinical outcomes.