About us

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Our story begins in 1988.

08/1988
MedicomR is an entrepreneurially-driven, global health care company. Founded by Ronald Reuben in 1988, Mr. Reuben remains Chief Executive Officer of the company to this day and continues to bring his entrepreneurial drive and passion to the business along with his experienced leadership team and a team of dedicated individuals committed to delivering superior customer experiences.

Medicom & First Brand

09/1988
In 1988, Ronald Reuben recognized the opportunity stemming from the World Health Organization (WHO) mandated precautions against the HIV virus. Medicom SafeTouch glove brand was launched.

Medicom - First office in Old Montreal

03/1989
Ronald Reuben founded A.R. Medicom, Inc. with his first office located on Prince Street in Old Montreal. Infection control focused product and brand expansion quickly followed, including SafeGauzeR and sterile cotton products.

Establishing a solid base

10/1989
From there, the company moved to larger headquarters on Begin Street, and Ouriel Levy, now Corporate Vice-President of Sales, joined the organization as expansion began. Ouriel took on sales responsibility from day one and has become a main and consistent pillar of the organization with a "let's get it done" attitude that has catapulted worldwide sales over the past two decades.

Important Business Partnership

07/1992
In 1992, teamed up with mentor and partner Mr. Morris Goodman, an important Canadian business man and owner/founder of the Pharmascience Group based in Montreal, and a strong relationship and business partnership began and that continues to this day.

Team building continues

01/1997
In 1997, Medicom partnered with Herschel Pitts and began manufacturing masks and paper products at United Medical Enterprises in Augusta, Georgia, as the company evolved to a best in class manufacturer, supplier and credible source for all infection control and preventive needs.

Fully owned plant in Augusta, Georgia

01/1998
United Medical Enterprises in Augusta, Georgia. Augusta is best known for hosting The Masters, a golf tournament held each year since 1934. It is the epitomy of The Classic South and its charm. It's home to stunning azaleas, sunshine, hot weather and beautiful landscapes.

The acquisitions continues

08/1998
In 1999, Medicom acquires AMD Ritmed from Pharmascience with a manufacturing site in Granby, Quebec and a distribution center in Buffalo, NY, partnered with Ian Levine to launch its medical division.

European expansion

02/1999
In the late 1990

Conquering Asia

10/1999
In 2002 Medicom expands its business to Asia by partnering with William Wong, now President of Medicom Asia. The first office is located in Hong Kong, China.

First plant in Shanghai

05/2002
Medicom continues its development in Asia and opens its first plant in Shanghai. Medicom also opens a sales office called Medicom Trading with satellite offices in Beijing.

Medicom lands in Japan

08/2003
Medicom acquires the distribution business from its Japanese distributor and forms Medicom Japan based in Kobe.

Medicom broadens its reach - destination Kiev

04/2010
Medicom opens a sale and distribution center in Kiev, Ukraine.

Another acquisition in Asia

10/2010
Medicom acquires Sanpack, a state-of-the-art specialty medical packaging manufacturer based in Yilan, Taiwan. Shortly after, Medicom opened a sales and distribution center in Taipei to service the region and its other business units around the world.

Medicom strenghtens its European operations

04/2011
Medicom acquires Kolmi Hopen, a manufacturer of surgical and industrial facemasks and an importer of industrial protection products with the help of its partners, Gerald Heuliez and Philippe Allard.

Global Leader in Infection Control

05/2012
Now a Global Health Care company headquartered in Lachine with operations in Canada, the U.S., the Netherlands, France, China and Japan, the DNA of MedicomR is built upon the values of the founder, Mr. Ronald Reuben and is based on persistence, honesty, trust and transparency. With a culture of trust built through his employees and his partners, Mr. Reuben continues his daily presence at Medicom, Inc. and is a pillar that the organization looks to for inspiration and insight as the company continues to grow and expand.

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