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Legs 4 Life, LLC Acquires Venosan North America

Thursday, June 2, 2011 General News J E 4
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Purchase will Benefit Medical Community through Greater Patient Compliance, and the Most Comprehensive Line of Products from One Distributor

ASHEBORO, N.C., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legs 4 Life, LLC, the parent company of Ames Walker International, proudly announced today that it has acquired Venosan North America, Venosan's American brand and distributorship of Venosan's Swiss made stockings.  The acquisition enables Legs 4 Life to become the best solution in the market for patient compliance by offering the largest selection of high quality products at the most affordable price.

"Combining Ames Walker's expertise in e-commerce with Venosan North America's established position in medical channels was an exciting undertaking," said Kaki Zell, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Legs 4 Life, LLC. "This acquisition will provide greater global brand awareness and reach, not only through the internet, but through a stronger presence in the medical channels as well."

The extensive home office support and customer service that Ames Walker is known for will be a value-add to the doctors and clinics that are Venosan North America customers. These customers will also have the ability to order all of Venosan and Ames Walker brands through the same distributor.

"Compression hosiery is a rapidly evolving market," added Zell. "Now we are even better positioned to provide our customers unparalleled service through innovative technology, co-marketing strategies and cost efficiencies."

Venosan North America was owned by the Salzmann Group, a prominent Switzerland-based company within the compression hosiery industry. They started Venosan North America in 1993 to have some distribution presence in the US markets.  Ames Walker will relocate operations to the Venosan North America headquarters in Asheboro, NC where Venosan North America and Ames Walker will operate as divisions of Legs 4 Life, LLC.

Graduated compression support hosiery is used to counteract the effect of varicose veins, leg swelling, poor or reduced leg vein circulation, DVT and just plain tired and aching legs.  Graduated compression support legwear is used extensively in just about all post-operative leg vein treatments, from light sclerotherapy to extensive varicose vein removal.

About Ames Walker International

Ames Walker International was founded in 1995 and is based in Asheboro, NC.  They have a customer base of over 250,000 people worldwide and have had an online presence for over fifteen years.  Brands supplied by the site include Ames Walker, Jobst, Juzo, Medi, Sigvaris, Futuro and Venosan. The company has made a name for itself as a specialist for compression and diabetic hosiery, which is worn to counteract the effect of varicose veins, leg swelling, poor or reduced leg vein circulation and DVT.  Graduated compression support legwear is used extensively in just about all post leg vein treatments, from light sclerotherapy to extensive varicose vein removal.  For more information visit AmesWalker.com or call customer service at 1-877-525-7224.

SOURCE Legs 4 Life, LLC

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