Carita Group - Better Care

What we do

History

1987–1994

Carital® technology was patented, start-up as a part of the Ahlstrom Corporation

1994

Carital Ltd. was founded, management buyout (MBO) together with Instrumentarium Corp.

1994–1997

Development of the Carital® minimum pressure mattress control technology – new products, randomized controlled trials with Carital® Optima were published

1996

MediMattress Ltd was founded

1998–2001

Carital Ltd – Strong growth, Carital exports to 20 countries

2002

New strategy – Acquisitions and joint ventures are also an opportunity for growth

2003

Carital acquired a part of Hapeka GmbH, Germany

2005

Hannu Saarinen acquired all Carital shares; Carital full owner of Hapeka GmbH

2005–2007

Hapeka Turnaround, Carital Australia Pty Ltd was founded

2008

Carital Group acquired MediMattress Ltd, active clinical research program started

2009–2010

MediMattress Turnaround: new operative concept, rental business started in Finland

2010–2012

Development and launch of Tergo® and Pro™ product ranges

2012

MediMattress and Carital moved to new premises in Helsinki

2014

Carital Group divests Hapeka GmbH

2015

ISO 13485 and ISO 14001 certifications

2016

Development of digital systems supporting sales & marketing