MAUSER Announces Acquisition of Daniels Healthcare

Bruehl, Germany, July 15, 2016 --( On July 11th, 2016, MAUSER Group, a worldwide leading company in rigid industrial packaging based in Bruehl, Germany, announced the acquisition of Daniels Healthcare Group. Based in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, UK, Daniels Healthcare manufactures and markets medical waste containers for hospitals, surgeries, needle exchange schemes, councils and the clinical waste industry.

This acquisition further demonstrates MAUSER’s commitment to invest in medical waste container capabilities in Europe to provide a broader geographic footprint and to better serve their customer as the preferred choice for medical waste containers and sharps containers. “As one of the European market leaders with our MAUSER®WIVA Medical Waste Container System we are more than delighted to offer now the well-established sharps container brand SHARPSGUARD® to our customers,” said Dr. Jürgen Scherer, Head of the MAUSER SBU Europe.

Daniels Healthcare is widely known for safety, service and support in the handling of infectious waste like needles, syringes and other sharps. The products are commonly used in hospitals, ambulances and laboratories. “We are excited to add Daniel Healthcare’s highly experienced team, products and services to our company,” explains Dr. Urs Geisel, Head of Sales of MAUSER SBU Europe.

Howard Simler, Managing Director of Daniels Healthcare said: “We have a long standing relationship with MAUSER as one of their main distributors in the United Kingdom for the MAUSER®WIVA Medical Waste Container System and are looking forward to the integration into the global MAUSER family.”

About MAUSER Group
MAUSER Group is a worldwide leading producer of industrial packaging with approximately 5,000 employees and consolidated revenue of over €1.5 billion. Founded in 1896 and headquartered in Bruehl near Cologne (Germany), the company has influenced the international market through innovative packaging technologies. The portfolio for customers in the chemical, agrochemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical sectors as well as in the food and beverage industries includes plastic packaging, fiber drums, steel drums, Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC), and reconditioning services through the National Container Group (NCG), a MAUSER subsidiary. MAUSER provides sustainability-oriented full cycle services – from production to recycling (“ECO-CYCLE®”). With more than 90 MAUSER/NCG sites and multiple joint ventures in Europe, the Americas and Asia plus two licensee networks for plastic and steel packaging, the company is a presence around the globe.
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