We’re here for healthcare.

Our Mission of empowering our customers to advance healthcare™ is at the heart of everything we do.

Our Story

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a global healthcare solutions company that incorporates product manufacturing, distribution support, and innovative technology services to deliver significant and sustained value across the breadth of the industry – from acute care to patients in their home. Aligned to its Mission of Empowering Our Customers to Advance Healthcare, more than 15,000 global teammates serve over 4,000 healthcare industry customers. A vertically-integrated, predominantly Americas-based footprint enables Owens & Minor to reliably supply its self-manufactured surgical and PPE products. This seamless value chain integrates with a portfolio of products representing 1,200 branded suppliers. Operating continuously since 1882 from its headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, Owens & Minor has grown into a FORTUNE 500 company with operations located across North America, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

Our Mission

Owens & Minor’s mission is Empowering our Customers to Advance Healthcare.

Customers are at the heart of what we do. Owens & Minor is a critical part of the healthcare process across its full continuum, empowering our customers to do the critical work that they do. We have the ambition to be part of the improvement and progress of healthcare, into the future. Our shared IDEAL values- Integrity, Development, Excellence, Accountability, and Listening- bring our mission to life.

Aligned to Empower Healthcare

Owens & Minor is proud to deliver security and efficiency while driving value across the entire healthcare supply chain. With customized solutions, superior products, and tailored expertise across the full continuum of care, we’re laser-focused on providing specialized, dedicated support to empower our customers as they provide critical patient care.

Innovative Products
Owens & Minor’s Global Products pillar offers an industry-leading portfolio of proprietary, self-manufactured and clinically-superior infection prevention, surgical solutions, and personal protective equipment (PPE) products under our HALYARD® brand. The products pillar also includes custom procedure trays and minor procedure kits.
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Transformational Supply Chain Services
Owens & Minor Services provide insight, data visibility, and tailored expertise to support a seamless supply experience so clinicians can focus on what matters most—patient care. Our comprehensive approach streamlines processes, increases visibility, and reduces manual tasks, resulting in cost and staffing efficiencies across a variety of care settings.
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Tailored Distribution Solutions
Owens & Minor distribution solutions combine world-class technology and global operational excellence with more than 135 years of experience to deliver medical products to the point of care. The breadth and depth of the Owens & Minor network, spanning 1,200 branded suppliers, ensures products are aligned with your needs.
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Superior Patient-Direct Offerings
Through our Byram Healthcare business, Owens & Minor provides quality supplies, services and support for patients receiving home-based care. Byram offers reliable, accurate service nationwide to home care agencies, managed care organizations, healthcare professionals and people that need medical supplies at home.
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Over 135 Years

1882
Owens & Minor Drug Company opens its first location in downtown Richmond, Virginia
1966
Purchase of A&J Hospital Supply of Richmond, Virginia, marking beginning of enduring commitment to medical/surgical distribution
1988
Owens & Minor, Inc. begins trading on the NYSE under the symbol OMI
1990s
Company launches OMSolutions and continues to expand, nearly doubling in size with acquisitions
2000s
Introduces third-party logistics, launches MediChoice brand, acquires Byram Healthcare and Halyard Health
2020+
Empowering healthcare throughout COVID-19 pandemic and leading the future of healthcare supply chain solutions

Industry-Leading Solutions and a Legacy of Service Excellence

4,000+
provider facilities served
15,000+
teammates worldwide
90+
facilities worldwide
"Owens & Minor is a company with a rich history of serving the healthcare industry and providing customers with the solutions they need to deliver exceptional patient care. I am honored to work alongside our talented teammates and, together, furthering our Mission of empowering our customers to advance healthcare.”
-Edward A. Pesicka, President & Chief Executive Officer of Owens & Minor.
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