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|Industry||Medical, dental and veterinary products and services|
|Headquarters||Dayton, Ohio, U.S.|
|Products||Barrier-Free examination and procedures tables, digital diagnostic devices and software for EHR/EMRs, casework, sterilizers, lighting, seating, dental operatories, Dental furniture, dental casework, dental imaging, veterinary exam and treatment tables, anesthesia and critical care products, and dental delivery systems|
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Midmark Corporation makes medical, dental and veterinary products and provides related services. It was founded in 1915 as The Cummings Machine Company. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, USA on the University of Dayton campus, Midmark maintains production and administrative offices in Versailles, Ohio, as well as seven other locations in the United States, one in Mumbai, India, and one in Quattro Castella, Italy.
Midmark is a fourth generation, privately held organization. It has more than 500,000 square feet (46,000 m2) of manufacturing space in five locations.
President and CEO - John Baumann
Chief Financial and Growth Officer - Bob Morris
Chief Administrative Officer - Sharyl Gardner
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Midmark, formerly The Cummings Machine Company, was founded in 1915., manufacturing cement mixers. In 1918 Cummings bought the Reeves Pulley Company's engine business. In 1921 the company expanded its product line to mining locomotives, foundry equipment and custom metal fabrications, and became the Industrial Equipment Company. John Eiting was the first member of the Eiting family to hold a leadership position, being named president in 1925. John's son Carl Eiting joined the company in 1930 and became president in 1953. The company continued manufacturing mining and foundry equipment, then highway toll booths, electrical control consoles and the first pressure ladle for the ductile and modular iron industries.
1950s - 1970s: Carl's son, Jim Eiting, joined the company in 1956, developing a new strategy which led Midmark into the medical industry, and in 1968 the company acquired the medical examination table product line of American Metal Furniture Company. The company was then renamed IE Industries for "innovative engineering." It also introduced the world's only solid frame, hydrostatic trencher, used for cutting ditches for utility underground lines and general construction. These new product lines resulted in the creation of three product divisions: Midmark Medical, Midmark Power (trencher) and Midmark Steel (mining equipment and custom manufacturing). In 1978, IE Industries became Midmark Corporation.
1980s - 1990s: Midmark purchased the Ritter line of medical equipment from Sybron in 1986, then designed and developed casework and sterilizers for the medical and dental markets. It acquired Knight Manufacturing, Inc. in Asheville, North Carolina, expanding its product offerings in the dental market. As part of a global initiative, Midmark purchased the French holding company, Arteme and its subsidiaries, Promotal and Beaumond, located in Ernee, France, in 1998.
2000–present: In 2000, Jim Eiting's daughter, Dr. Anne Eiting Klamar, who was practicing medicine at Family Practice Physicians in Urbana, Ohio, joined Midmark and was appointed to president and CEO. Midmark made several acquisitions to broaden each of its markets:
Brentwood Medical Products, Torrance, California - digital diagnostic products
DBL7, Fort Collins, Colorado - veterinary power examination and procedure tables, including the Canis Major Exam Lift Table
Sharn Veterinary, Inc., Tampa, Florida - monitoring and critical care equipment for animal healthcare under the Cardell, CardEx and Versaflo brands
In 2010, Midmark acquired the majority equity position in Janak Healthcare Private Limited, a healthcare equipment company based in Mumbai, India. It also partnered with Mortara Instrument in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, adding new products to its line of diagnostic devices.
Anne Eiting Klamar transitioned into a new role as chair of the board on January 1, 2016. She and the board appointed John Baumann, who had been serving chair of the Midmark board since 2009, as her successor.
Midmark has been named one of the "Healthiest Companies in America" by Interactive Health Solutions (IHS).
Midmark was the recipient of the Best-in-Class Award in 2009, 2010 and 2011 for achieving Best-in-Class status in the Electromedical product category. This award is determined through a combination of year-over-year market share growth and total market share.
Midmark received a Certificate of Excellence in the 2016 American In-house Design Awards for its first iBook.
In 2016, Midmark received a Dayton Business Journal Manufacturing Award for Workforce Training.
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