Expansion to the UK: TRACOE medical parent company acquires KAPITEX

XTR Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, the parent company of TRACOE medical GmbH, Nieder-Olm (Rhineland-Palatinate), is continuing its impressive growth and deepens its commitment to the industry with a new acquisition in the key UK market.

With effect from 13th April 2016, the company has acquired KAPITEX Healthcare Ltd. in Wetherby in the north of England. KAPITEX is a market leader in the development and manufacture of medical devices for the tracheostomy and laryngectomy sector, and TRACOE medical has cooperated closely with KAPITEX for more than 20 years. The business employs 30 staff.

Stephan Köhler says: "KAPITEX is perfectly compatible with both the product range and philosophy of TRACOE medical. Like us, the business is a premium supplier, based on uncompromising quality and sustainable company growth. With its focus on tracheostomy and laryngectomy, KAPITEX supports us in a sector which we want to expand, thereby providing us with an even better placing to do business in our most important market abroad."