DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midmark Corporation announced today that 2015 marks the company's 100th year of business. With a theme of "Reminisce Reinvent Renew," the celebration kicked off today at the Versailles Performing Arts Center as president and CEO, Dr. Anne Eiting Klamar, congratulated the Midmark teammates on their achievement, reminisced about the company's past and committed to being ready for change as it moves into the future.
Klamar stated, "We are thrilled to be celebrating our 100th year as a company. We are grateful for our rich history, but are even more excited for the future ahead of us. We are building a future that is even greater than our past, cultivating a culture that is ready to seize opportunity, relying on our strong foundation to drive our vision of creating a better healthcare experience for all."
In commemoration of the company's anniversary, the company is making plans for several celebratory events to build teammate and customer engagement. Teammates will also be receiving a centennial book that includes Midmark's history and personal stories from several former and current teammates. In addition, Midmark will be releasing a new public corporate video and will have a display at the local Versailles Area Historical Museum in Versailles, Ohio. The primary celebration will take place in September for teammates, family members and special guests at the Versailles campus.
Midmark began in 1915 as the Cummings Machine Company in Minster, Ohio, manufacturing cement mixers. It later expanded its product line to mining locomotives, foundry equipment and custom metal fabrications, and became the Industrial Equipment Company. John Eiting, Klamar's great-grandfather, was the first member of the Eiting family to hold a leadership position. Her father, Jim Eiting, joined the company in 1956, developing a new strategy which led Midmark to Versailles, Ohio and into the medical industry when the company acquired a line of medical examination tables.
Today Midmark employs more than 1,600 worldwide and is a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment solutions, focusing on efficient patient care and the improvement of exam room workflow as well as patient-caregiver interactions. Now headquartered in Dayton, Ohio on the University of Dayton campus, Midmark maintains a total of seven domestic locations, and now has a substantial global presence with locations in France, Italy, the United Kingdom and India.
Midmark Corporation strives to bring efficient patient care to millions of people each day in the human and animal healthcare industries around the world. A leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment solutions, Midmark is focused on continuously improving exam room workflow and enhancing patient-caregiver interactions. Midmark's more than 1,600 teammates worldwide are dedicated to redefining the future of the clinical space and making a positive difference in the practice of healthcare. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, Midmark maintains production and administrative offices in Versailles, Ohio, as well as four subsidiaries in the United States and international subsidiaries in France, India and Italy. To learn more about Midmark, visit midmark.com, and follow Midmark on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
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