Ardo Company History


   1995     Ardo medical AG founded in Switzerland
   1996     Launch of Twincare, the dynamic air-support mattress system for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers
   1999     Ardo medical GmbH founded in Germany
   2000     Acquisition and integration of medical suction pumps from Ameda Hollister Inc., USA
   2002     Launch of Primus – the first generation of suction pumps
   2003     Acquisition and integration of neonatology systems from Ameda Hollister Inc., USA
        Acquisition of the marketing of Ameda breastfeeding aids for Germany and Switzerland
   2004     Launch of Amelux phototherapy lamp
   2005     Acquisition of the international marketing of Ameda breastfeeding aids
   2006     Changing of the guard. Werner Krähenbühl hands over control of the business to Samuel Krähenbühl
        Launch of Temperature Pack, the first own-brand breastfeeding aid
   2007     Ardo medical Benelux B.V. founded in the Netherlands
   2008     Ardo medical Ltd founded in the UK
        Launch of breastfeeding products Tulips and Gold Cream, as well as neonatology products Amelie and Amelie Star
   2009     New generation of medical and surgical suction pumps launched
   2010     Comprehensive range of Ardo-branded breastfeeding aids launched
   2012     Ardo medical Co. Ltd. founded in China
        Launch of Carum hospital-grade pump
   2014     Redesigned Mother & Child product line and new products launched
   2015     Market entry into the USA of product line Mother & Child
   2016     Launch of Clinicare Pumpset and Clinistore Disposable Bottles
Phase-out Pressure Ulcer product line
   2017     Ardo medical Inc. founded in the USA
   2019     Launch of breast milk storage bag Easy Store