Press Release | 02/04/2013

Ziehm Medical Shanghai ranked among
Top 20 in Healthcare Enterprise Competitiveness Ranking

Expert in mobile C-arms decorated for steady growth in the Chinese market

Nuremberg, Germany / Shanghai, China – February 04, 2013 – Ziehm Medical Shanghai (ZMS), daughter company of the German manufacturer of mobile C-arms Ziehm Imaging, has been ranked among the top 20 healthcare enterprises in Shanghai in 2012. ZMS has experienced rapid growth in the Chinese market over the last years and has established its brand in the national medical devices market against large competitors like Siemens, GE Healthcare and Philips. These successes have resulted in a nomination of the innovation leader in mobile imaging for the Healthcare Enterprise Competitiveness Ranking Top 20 in 2012.

Working closely with a national distributor network, ZMS has steadily grown its installed base of mobile C-arm in Chinese clinics over the last years. Featuring a comprehensive and innovative product portfolio, ZMS has been able to grow its business by 75 percent in 2012.


“We are very proud to be part of this influential ranking that features global players like Siemens, Roche and Johnson & Johnson,” says Kevin Tang, COO of Ziehm Medical Shanghai Co., Ltd. “Since the inauguration of our offices in Shanghai in 2008, we have worked on building the Ziehm Imaging brand in the highly competitive Chinese medical technology market. Being elected among the top 20 healthcare enterprises in Shanghai proves the success of our strategy in the Chinese market.”

Ziehm Imaging has stood for mobile X-ray-based imaging for 40 years. With its innovative solutions, the manufacturer has played a significant role in the rapid development of mobile X-ray technology in recent years. Since the company was founded in 1972, more than 10,000 Ziehm Imaging C-arms have been installed in hospitals and medical facilities around the globe.


The 2012 Healthcare Enterprise Competitiveness Ranking Top 20 list has been published in the renowned newspaper Shanghai XINMIN Evening News. The survey ranks healthcare companies based in Shanghai by criteria like market share, brand awareness, profitability, corporate culture and corporate social responsibility. The Enterprise Competitiveness Ranking is an initiative by Shanghai Research Center of Competitiveness of Enterprises, Xinmin Evening News, Shanghai Business Development Zone Enterprises Evaluation Service Center and Shanghai Business Daily News. It offers a comprehensive overview of the current business landscape in Shanghai and promotes excellent business models in the region.