The 2012 Export Winners Series:
AME International GmbH
Since 1994 the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth have been awarding "Export prizes" to Austrian companies for their exceptional success on international markets. This year the prize in the Trade and Commerce category went to AME International GmbH.
As an exceptionally successful complete provider in the healthcare sector, AME International GmbH sells medical technology and information systems for hospitals worldwide.
With the business divisions Consulting & Hospital Engineering, Hospital Information Systems & E-Health and Medical Package Solutions, AME offers comprehensive expertise in the healthcare sector and realises international healthcare projects. AME Vienna generates revenue of around EUR 50 million. The company employs staff from 15 nations: the target region is developing and emerging countries from the sub-Saharan region through to Vietnam, with a focus here on diagnostics and intensive care, surgery and anaesthesia.
When purchasing a piece of equipment the customer also receives special training on how to use the device. AME also offers consulting services and carries out studies prior to projects. In addition they either enter into strategic partnerships with local partners or found their own subsidiaries, such as those in Egypt, South Africa, China and the United Arab Emirates.