At a Glance

We are a world-leading independent developer and manufacturer of innovative and technologically advanced products for the global surgical and advanced woundcare markets.

Our primary focus is to create quality outcomes for our:

  • Customers
  • Patients
  • Shareholders

Our products and materials, manufactured out of two sites in the UK, one in the Netherlands, two in Germany and one in the Czech Republic, are sold in 75 countries via a network of multinational or regional partners and distributors, as well as via our own direct sales forces in the UK, Germany, the Czech Republic and Russia.  Established in 1991, we now employ over 600 employees.  Our wide range of products and materials include silver alginates, alginates, foams, tissue adhesives, sutures, internal adhesives and haemostats.  We market our products under our own brands ActivHeal®, LiquiBand® and RESORBA® as well as supplying our global OEM partners their brand labels and materials to converters and wound care partners.

We operate through two Business Units each responsible for their respective sales, marketing and Research and Development (R&D) activities. Both Business Unit focus on a different strategic route to market.

  • Branded Business Unit – Focus on selling, marketing and innovation of all AMS branded products. These are sold directly and through distributors.
  • OEM Business Unit – Focus on distribution, marketing and innovation of products that are supplied to medical device partners under their own brands.