Sage: An essential partner for healthcare facilities

For 45 years, Sage Products LLC has successfully developed and produced innovative prevention products that have significantly improved outcomes for patients and clinicians, while improving efficiency and profitability for healthcare facilities. In 2016, Sage was acquired by Stryker Corporation and is a business within the Stryker Medical Division.

Sage is a leading developer of products used to prevent hospital-acquired conditions such as ventilator-associated conditions, skin injury due to incontinence, pressure ulcers, surgical site infections and healthcare worker injury.


  • Sage Products was founded in 1971
  • Over 800 employees in the US, Canada, and Europe
  • 600,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility
  • Located in Cary, IL, a Northwest suburb of Chicago
  • Products sold and distributed globally
  • 6 market-leading brands
  • Named one of the Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in America

Sage has demonstrated an ability to identify unmet medical needs and develop innovative solutions. The company has consistently created new markets and product categories in patient infection control and preventative care. Sage has a track record of changing behaviours at healthcare facilities to improve patient outcomes. All of Sage’s existing solutions are market leaders in their respective categories.

Visionary Sage Leaders

After decades of leadership, founder Vincent Foglia and former President and CEO, D. Scott Brown retired from Sage Products. Their passion and commitment to “keeping it personal” will continue to influence Sage far into the future.

Vince Foglia

Vincent W. Foglia

Scott Brown

D. Scott Brown
Former President and CEO

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world. Please contact Stryker for more information at .

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