Together We Form the Lifeline of Health
With the extensive experience and knowledge of our staff, a strong supply of medicinal products, medical devices, operating supplies and health-promoting products and extensive product management and distribution services, we work systematically to service the healthcare sector, increase the quality of life of individuals and promote better health and well-being.
Companies with a Beautiful History
Ósar’s subsidiaries have deep roots in the Icelandic community, and their history can be traced back to the year 1919 when Stefán Thorarensen founded the pharmacy Laugavegsapótek.
Icepharma is a well-established knowledge company in the Icelandic healthcare and consumer market and collaborates with many international pharmaceutical companies and services them in various ways. Icepharma is also an agent and service provider for a variety of nursing and health products, research devices and prosthetics and other products intended for health services in Iceland.In addition, Icepharma is an agent for a number of health-promoting brands, e.g. vitamins, supplements, organic foods and sportswear sold to consumers through its own online stores or through third parties.
LYFIS is operated as an independent business unit within Icepharma’s Pharmaceutical Division and specialises in the sale and marketing of generic pharmaceuticals.
Parlogis specialises in product management and handles procurement, import, inventory management, distribution and collection. One of the Parlogis warehouses is specialised for medicinal products, medical devices and health products. Parlogis handles distribution to customers all over the country.
Ósar provides its subsidiaries with support services in the field of information technology, human resource management, financial management and in connection with compliance and quality management so that the subsidiaries can individually focus on their core business.
Our Social Responsibility
The emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility of Ósar and its subsidiaries has grown steadily, and we are therefore very pleased to now publish a joint Sustainability Report that covers the entire Group.The report gives a clear view of the operations and the important role that the companies play in society.