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seca augmente ses capacités de production dédiées à la technologie médicale indispensable à la garantie du système de santé.

L’approvisionnement des hôpitaux, des cliniques, des urgences et des cabinets médicaux est une priorité absolue.

- dans beaucoup de pays, les autorités et les institutions responsables ont classé seca, leader mondial sur le marché des balances médicales et des systèmes de mesure, comme soutien aux fonctions essentielles du système de santé dans la lutte contre la pandémie du COVID-19. Etant donné la situation actuelle, la pression dans les urgences et les hôpitaux est extrêmement élevée et le besoin en produits de technique médicale a considérablement augmenté. Afin d’assurer au mieux ces besoins, seca maintient sa production et accroît même ses capacités pour contribuer à la lutte contre le Coronavirus.


A strong partner – in the time of Covid-19 too

We stand by you

- While the whole world is attempting to slow down the number of new infections with coronavirus, we are concentrating on protecting our employees and instituting measures to make sure our production in Hamburg remains fully operational. Our production site in Hangzhou has returned to 90 percent of production capacity since China ended its shutdown. That gives us hope and sends a positive signal to everyone. We take this opportunity to thank all our employees and partners whose support and engagement are keeping our products and service available to all who need them.


seca is awarded MDR certification

EU Medical Device Regulation successfully implemented three months before it fully comes into force

- As one of the first Med Tech companies in Europe, seca is the global market leader in medical measuring and weighing and has passed the official MDR (Medical Device Regulation) audit even before the new EU regulation comes into effect in May 2020. Three auditors from the Notified Body (TÜV-SÜD Product Service) analyzed and audited the seca quality management system in accordance with the MDR requirements for medical devices and assessed all of them as successfully met.


Global medical societies define reduced muscle mass as an independent criterion for diagnosis of malnutrition

Validated BIA from seca conforms to consensus on diagnostic methods

- The international societies ASPEN, ESPEN, FELANPE and PENSA established the Global Leadership Initiative in Malnutrition (GLIM) to build a worldwide consensus for diagnostic criteria for malnutrition. The consensus report published in September 2018 elevates reduced muscle mass to one of the decisive, independent evaluation criteria used in the diagnosis of malnutrition. seca welcomes this step, which the company sees as validation of its advocacy of improved diagnosis and treatment of malnutrition.


16th international branch: seca opens Benelux office

German medical technology company to build on successful projects in viable Benelux markets

- Right on the heels of the November opening of the seca | lietuva site, the market leader in medical measuring systems and scales has opened its 16th international subsidiary seca | benelux. The company sees great potential in the progressive healthcare sector in Benelux countries and opportunities for sales, particularly of its EMR-ready and digital measuring solutions.


seca opens development site in Lithuania

- seca, the global market leader in medical measuring systems and scales, is opening its 15th branch in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. With the establishment of the first site dedicated to development only, seca is driving forward its digital transformation from a scale manufacturer to a software and system provider. seca will first hire 10 IT specialists to develop a new software solution that will take seca into new medical business fields. The team is expected to grow to 25 employees by 2021.


World Obesity Day 2018 –

"The improvement in body composition is more important than weight loss alone."

- On the occasion of World Obesity Day (11 October), a current representative survey contracted by seca, the leading manufacturer of medical measuring systems and scales, shows that nearly three-quarters (70%) of respondents (with BMI 30 and higher) have attempted to lose weight, but only 19% have been able to reach their goal and maintain their weight. Reasons for failure included lack of persistence (55%), frustration when success does not come as quickly as desired (39%) and not believing in one's ability to succeed (26%).


seca earns certification according to ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP)

Quality management satisfies global requirements and secures seca competitive advantages

- The German and French quality management systems of seca, the leading manufacturer of medical measuring systems and scales, have been certified according to the revised standards ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 in an audit conducted by TÜV-Süd. In addition, the quality management system at seca headquarters in Hamburg received the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) certificate. It shows that seca officially satisfies not only the legal requirements in Europe, but also in the USA, Canada, Australia, Japan and Brazil.