3M acquires Ivera Medical Corp.

3M has announced it will buy Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of healthcare products that disinfect and protect devices.

The addition of Ivera will allow 3M to enhance its vascular access product offerings and help providers reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections, the company said. Ivera makes I.V. port connector caps, sold under the CurosĀ® Brand.

Ivera is based in San Diego, with annual sales of approximately $30 million. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.