Headlines Katena Acquires Ophthalmic Surgical Instrument Maker Asico ASICO’s product range includes over 1,500 items. Published 4 weeks ago on April 18, 2021 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet PARSIPPANY, NJ — Katena Products Inc. a provider of ophthalmic instruments, biologics and devices to hospitals, surgical centers, and ophthalmic and optometric offices, announces the purchase of ASICO LLC. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. ASICO provides ophthalmic surgical instruments, with a focus on the design of new products and technologies. Its product range encompasses over 1,500 items, including stainless steel and titanium instruments, single-use cannulas and blades, and a selection of diamond knives. “Acquiring the ASICO business complements our ophthalmic surgical portfolio and provides Katena increased reach globally, capitalizing on ASICO’s network of renowned clinical key-opinion-leaders. Once integrated, we expect to provide our customers with an even more-comprehensive value proposition,” said Steve Blazejewski, CEO of Katena. “We are happy to bring our track record of high-quality, high-performance surgical instruments to Katena, where ASICO’s portfolio will fit naturally,” said Ravi Nallakrishnan, former president of ASICO. Katena is owned by Audax Private Equity, a Boston-based private equity firm. Advertisement Related Topics:acquisitionLatest News Top click to Comment(Comment) Up Next BonLook Buys EyeMeasure Optical Measurement App Don't Miss PAIR Eyewear of ‘Shark Tank’ Fame Raises $12M SPONSORED VIDEO Sponsored by Shamir Customer Focused, Service Oriented, Forward Thinking for life improvement, fashion, performance sports, occupational single vision, and progressive lenses. Our values, the driving force behind our ideas and actions, keep the ECP in the center. Every Shamir representative is personally committed to our customers’ vision, and to providing the best service and support to meet and exceed their expectations, all with a personal touch. You may like Safilo and Dsquared2 Announce A New Eyewear Licensing Agreement No Need for I.D. with These 9 Sun Styles Putting Their Logos Front and Center 2020 On-site Completes $8M in Growth Financing Promoted Headlines Transform Your Multi-Office Phone System Into a Revenue-Generation Tool WEAVE On the Road with Serengeti Sport Serengeti Eyewear Customer Focused, Service Oriented, Forward Thinking Shamir Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Press Releases11 hours ago Safilo and Dsquared2 Announce A New Eyewear Licensing Agreement Products17 hours ago No Need for I.D. with These 9 Sun Styles Putting Their Logos Front and Center Headlines18 hours ago 2020 On-site Completes $8M in Growth Financing Ask INVISION18 hours ago What You Should Include in Your Employee Manual and More of Your Questions for May Press Releases1 day ago Serengeti Shades Worn by Jack Nicholson Sell for More Than 12K Best of the Best3 weeks ago This Young OD’s Videos Will Have You Rethinking Your Approach to Eye Health Education Headlines2 weeks ago Bausch Might Sell Eyecare Business, Bloomberg Reports Benchmarks2 weeks ago 6 Mother’s Day Promo Ideas to Inspire You America's Finest2 weeks ago A Large and Modern Lonestar Optical Serving Independent Realness Headlines2 weeks ago Wyoming Expands Scope of Optometry Practice Sponsored Content2 days ago Transform Your Multi-Office Phone System Into a Revenue-Generation Tool Category Spotlight3 days ago On the Road with Serengeti Sport Sponsored Content4 days ago Customer Focused, Service Oriented, Forward Thinking Category Spotlight1 week ago Save The Oceans with Eco Eyewear Category Spotlight1 month ago ENNCO Display Systems Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Most Popular Photo Gallery2 days ago 13 Images That Show Why Oculus Eyewear Gallery in San Marcos, TX Was Named One of America’s Finest Optical Retailers Products2 days ago 9 Frame Brands Founded by Fellow ECPs Photo Gallery4 days ago 11 Images That Show Why Oxford Eyes in Orlando Was Named One of America’s Finest Optical Retailers Sponsored Content2 days ago Transform Your Multi-Office Phone System Into a Revenue-Generation Tool Columns7 days ago Need a Jerk? So Did This Veteran Optician. Enter Bespoke Frame Making Tip Sheet1 week ago Hold a ‘Secret Sale’ and More Tips for May Headlines1 week ago Harrow Health Raises $11M John Marvin4 days ago Consumers Always Get What They Want … Are You Providing It?