Our Story

Our History

1980
Established as an off-site public hospital compounding unit for the Auckland region
1980-1992
Manufacture freeze dried aseptic products, laboratory nutrient media, dialysis concentrates and all intravenous (IV) solutions for the three Auckland hospitals
1993
Gained full manufacturing license from Medsafe. Traded in products that were previously supplied at no cost to pharmacies
1994
Established a full management team and identified an overseas joint venture partner
1995
Technology exchange between the Crown and an American multinational minority shareholder. Updated capability beyond glass IV packaging
2000
Biomed fully and independently operated by B Braun USA and EBOS when Crown exited their shareholding
2004
Management buyout of all shares. Fully New Zealand owned and operated from this date to present.