Avanos Medical is a medical device manufacturer focused on providing clinically superior and groundbreaking solutions to restore patient health.
Many of its products are highly valued in more than 90 countries and occupy a leading position in the market.
The New York Stock Exchange trades under the “AVNS” stock code.
Kimberly-Clark Healthcare, Inc., a Japanese branch of Kimberly-Clark, known for its global brands such as “Kleenex,” “Scott,” and “Huggies,” started its business in Japan, mainly specializing in infection control-related businesses. ..
For the purpose of expanding the product lineup in Japan, we succeeded in selling products such as the closed bronchial suction catheter “Truck Care Series” and the gastric fistula tube “MIC Series” that were sold by Century Medical Co., Ltd.
In order to become an independent company specializing in healthcare, the company was spun off from Kimberly-Clark as “Halyard Healthcare Inc.”
In anticipation of future growth, the infection control-related business was sold and the company name was changed to “Avanos Medical Japan, Inc.”