Bröderna Berner AB acquires medical device distributor Dolema AB


Bröderna Berner AB has acquired the medical device distributing company Dolema AB.  The acquisition further strengthens the position of its Berner Medical division in the Nordics. The parties signed the sale and purchase agreement on 10 March, 2020.

Berner Medical, a division of Bröderna Berner AB, is specialising in the healthcare and professional cleaning business, and has been operating on the Swedish market for decades. Its customers include regions and private health care companies. Bröderna Berner is a subsidiary of the Finnish family-owned company Berner Ltd. aiming at sustainable growth of its businesses in all Nordic countries.

– The acquisition of Dolema AB is part of our strategy to become a true Nordic supplier for the health care sector and laboratories.  With Dolema’s skilled and experienced personnel, as well as their strong product portfolio, we are able to expand our offering for our customers and strengthen our position as an attractive distributor for leading international principals, says Antti Korpiniemi, CEO of Berner Ltd.

The main product groups of Dolema include respiratory products like nebulisers, and products for urology such as catheters and ostomy care.

– In addition to the focus on high quality products, Berner and Dolema also have strong customer focus, high employee engagement, and focus in tender management in common, says Anna Älverstad, Director of the Berner Medical business.

Claes Dahlin, CEO at Dolema AB emphasizes the common value base and looks forward to continuing the development work at Berner Medical.

– With this agreement based on common values, Dolema AB has established an important partnership. This ensures continuity for our well-motivated staff as well as for our customers and suppliers and provides new and exciting opportunities for future development. I look forward to continuing with a long-term perspective within Berner Medical and contributing to further developing the business.

Dolema AB operates in its current set-up until the year-end when it will be merged on an operational level with Berner Medical.

Additional information:
Antti Korpiniemi                                                                                 Anna Älverstad
CEO, Berner Ltd                                                                                  Director, Berner Medical, Bröderna Berner AB
Tel: + 358 50 551 3720                                                                     Tel: +46 76 831 94 11
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Claes Dahlin
CEO, Dolema AB
Tel: +46 70 4411595

Bröderna Berner AB, with is divisions Berner Medical, Berner Industries and Gullviks, is a subsidiary of the Finnish family-owned business Berner Ltd. with six business areas and established in 1883. The current product offering of Berner Medical includes high quality desinfectants and professional cleaning products, non-chemical desinfectants from LED Tailor, medical glove box holders and dispensers from Harry Holms.  The annual turnover of the Berner Group amounted in 2020 to meur 323,3, and it employed approximately 500 persons in Finland, Sweden, Norway and the Baltics.

Dolema AB is an established supplier of respiratory, urological and ostomy products as well as other medical consumables, aimed at both home health care and hospital care, and represents a number of innovative and successful companies in these areas. The company has 12 employees in Sweden and Norway.