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May 24, 2016

Brownmed acquires Joslin Orthopedic Gear.

Brownmed, a leading manufacturer of products aimed at improving the quality of life for patients, announced today that it has acquired Joslin Orthopedic Gear and its line of stretch-to-fit arm slings, all of which are designed to provide maximum patient comfort. Read More..
August, 2015

Compression Therapy Products: Answers from industry experts

Almost every one can benefit from wearing compression products, which makes compression socks and other accessories the perfect add-on sale opportunity for HME providers. There are many variables to consider when deciding which types of products to carry in your store.
August, 2015

Plantar Fasciitis Sleeve by Brownmed featured in Lower Extremity Review

The new Nice Stretch Plantar Fasciitis Sleeve from Brownmed combines all three treatment protocols into one unique sleeve that is comfortable enough to wear all day.
August 8th, 2015

Brownmed to celebrate 50th year as a manufacturer of innovative, quality medical devices at NACDS.

Brownmed is a 6-time recipient of the Inc. 5000 award, as one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the United States, and manufactures and sells more than 100 different products to a worldwide market. Learn more at www.brownmed.com or visit us at booth 2246 at NACDS.
July 31st, 2015

Health care: Brownmed’s Intellinetix line of vibration therapy products are expected to be high in demand among active retirees in the Boomer ranks.

For most of his 20 years in the medical-device business, Ivan Brown has dealt with making and selling products that help patients recover from injury and surgery—patients of all ages. But demographics are opening new vistas for his company, Brownmed.
July 13th, 2015

Orthopedic Softgoods: Answers from industry experts

The orthopedic softgoods and O&P markets are more important than ever for HME providers, as aging adults seek solutions to help them remain more active. Because sports injuries know no age limit, there is room for expansion of sales to a younger demographic as well.
February 26th, 2015

Why experts recommend skin-to-skin contact for infant

Mothers and fathers have long known how effective cuddling is to help comfort and calm an infant. But regularly practicing skin-to-skin contact, also referred to as Kangaroo Care.
December 19th, 2014

Kansas City Business Journal acknowledges Brownmed’s NüRoo acquisition.

The Kansas City Business Journal acknowledged Brownmed’s acquisition of NüRoo, its new perinatal product line for mother and baby.
December 8th, 2014

Brownmed acquires NüRoo, Inc.

Brownmed, a leading manufacturer of products aimed at improving the quality of life for patients, announced today that it has acquired NüRoo, Inc. and its entire line of products, all of which help foster the bond between mother and baby.
August 20th, 2014

Brownmed Ranked as one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Fifth Year in a Row

Inc. magazine recently ranked Brownmed No. 4930 on their annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at an integral segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.
August 2nd, 2014

Brownmed to introduce Three New Products Harnessing the Power of Vibration Therapy

The new products are Vibrating Knee and Elbow Wrap®, Vibrating Shin and Calf Wrap® and Vibrating Pain Relief Mask.Products may provide relief to those who suffer from osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, migraines, acute injury or cramping.
April 15th, 2014

Intellinetix Step Sensor featured in Lower Extremity Review

The Step Sensor is the first offering in Brownmed’s new line of vibration therapy products under the Intellinetix brand.
April 15th, 2014

Brownmed featured at Spencer High School Career Day

A large audience of Spencer High School students heard from representatives of 16 regional companies, including Brownmed, Manufacturing Career Day Wednesday.
April 2nd, 2014

Brownmed’s Product Chosen as Award Finalist

The names of the 65 finalists in the second annual IHA Innovations Awards have been released by the International Housewares Association. Brownmed’s Intellinetix Vibrating Gloves was chosen as one of 5 finalists in the Personal & Home Healthcare division.
March 25th, 2014

Brownmed quoted in HomeCare Magazine article

Increasingly, consumers are managing a large proportion of their ailments without consulting either a doctor or pharmacist. HME providers can help customers make informed self-care choices by acting as a communicator, rather than just as a supplier, says Matt Garver, Brownmed’s director of marketing.
September 6th, 2013

Life after stroke: Advice for physical and emotional recovery

Did you know a stroke occurs every 40 seconds on average? About 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year, according to the American Stroke Association. If you or a loved one has survived a stroke, recovery depends largely on the severity of the brain damage. With love, support and patience, the journey toward a new normal can begin.
August 29th, 2013

Brownmed Ranked as one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc. magazine recently ranked Brownmed No. 2257 on their annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at an integral segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.
July 3rd, 2013

Brownmed adds 51,000 sq. feet to Spirit Lake facility

Brownmed is constructing 51,000 additional square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space to their Spirit Lake facility. The expansion, estimated at $2.6 million, will push the size of total campus to 81,000 square feet when work is completed in September.
June 20th, 2013

ILEC To Aid Brownmed Expansion

A 51,000 square foot expansion of Brownmed’s manufacturing facility in Spirit Lake is getting a boost through a federal agency. Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative announced it has been awarded a one million dollar loan through the USDA Rural Development to assist in the project.
May 22nd, 2013

Brownmed Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement in U.K.

Brownmed Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with U.K. Partner PC Valet Ltd.Two Year Renewable Agreement Drives Sales of IMAK Line of Pain Relief Products
April 10th, 2013

Brownmed profiled in US Business Executive

Brownmed was profiled in this issue of the US Business Executive in an article titled “Improving Lives Through Curiosity-driven Innovation”.
February 8th, 2013

Brownmed mentioned in Kansas City Business Journal

Medical device network and Brownmed referenced in article about medical device industry in Kansas City metropolitan area.
September 12th, 2012

Brownmed Listed on 2012 Inc 5000

Inc. magazine recently ranked Brownmed No. 2333 on their annual Inc. 500|5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
January 27th, 2012

Medical Device Company Streamlines Business Model

Brownmed, the recently renamed manufacturer of medical devices, has combined two related businesses under the new Brownmed banner. As of this month, Kansas City-based companies Matrix Medical and Group G have been incorporated within Brownmed.
January 27th, 2012

Brown Medical Industries Launches New Identitiy

Brown Medical Industries, the Northwest Iowa manufacturer of medical devices, has recently rebranded. The company, now known as Brownmed, has released a new logo to complement the more contemporary name.
August 31st, 2011

Brown Medical Industries Listed on the 2011 Inc 5000 List

Inc. magazine today ranked Brown Medical Industries NO. 2478 on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Online retailer ideeli tops this year’s list. Brown Medical Industries joins Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea, Dunkin Donuts and Metrokane, makers of the Rabbit corkscrew, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
April 19th, 2011

Ivan E. Brown Interview on KCnext

Brownmed President and CEO discusses entrepreneurship and the challenges of being an innovative, “rebel” leader.
July 8th, 2010

Three BMI products garner Ease of Use Commendation from Arthritis Foundation

Brown Medical Industries (BMI) is proud to announce that three IMAK brand products manufactured by the company have earned the Ease of Use Commendation from the Arthritis Foundation.

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