For Immediate Release
MedZone Reaches Agreement to be Acquired
Sports Medicine Innovator Receives New Partners
LENEXA, KS (February 1, 2016) MedZone today announced that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by an investment group led by entrepreneur Joe Freeman. The acquisition of MedZone is expected to help accelerate the growth of its current products, ChafeZone, BurnZone, and PainZone , as well as spring boarding the launch of new products, as it continues to deliver on its mission to make “EveryBODY Feel Better “.
"For years MedZone had a loyal following in niche markets, making them an ideal acquisition," said Joe Freeman, who will become the new CEO. “We are excited to partner with Tony Harris, Founder of MedZone, and to continue to grow and expand MedZone. Tony has spent years building a great set of products and promoting the MedZone brand. We are dedicated to continuing that mission.”
"I am honored to partner with Joe Freeman and this new team” said Tony “T-Bone” Harris ATC/L, MPT, Founder. "Doing so means MedZone can continue to innovate and reach a broader set of customers.”
Since 2001, MedZone® has specialized in developing topical, OTC products for the prevention and/or treatment of aches, pains, wounds, and minor burns related to daily activity, work, sports, dance and exercise with the creation of ChafeZone®, PainZone®, BurnZone® and BlisterZone®. Our topical, OTC products are Made in the USA and manufactured under FDA regulations to insure the highest quality.
For more information on MedZone visit http://MedZoneCorp.com
About Joe Freeman
Prior to becoming the CEO of MedZone, Joe Freeman served as the CEO of a $200 million privately held company. Freeman has held many roles in his career including chief lending officer, chief strategy officer, and led a number of key departments and initiatives, including retail operations, lending, collections, marketing, and business development. Freeman is a member of Young President’s Organization, received the 2012 Silver Stevie as "Executive of the Year-Financial Services" from the American Business Awards, and Ingram's business magazine has recognized Freeman as one of the region's top "Rainmakers" as well as selecting him for their “Forty under Forty” honor.
About Tony Harris
For nearly 40 years, Tony “T Bone” Harris has been trusted by sports teams from youth to professional, Certified
Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, and rehabilitation facilities for his knowledge and expertise in the area of
muscle and tissue recovery and pain relief. Dissatisfied with the performance of relief and recovery products available at that time, he set out to create the ultimate topical pain relief, wound care and anti-chafing products that would withstand the daily efforts of athletes, Fire/Law Enforcement/Military personnel and Industrial workers. After years of testing, he founded MedZone.in 2001.
MedZone, the MedZone logo, MedZoneCorp.com,ChafeZone, PainZone, BurnZone and BlisterZone are trademarks of MedZoneProducts LLC.
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