Born, Netherlands, July 28, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- MediPurpose(r), a master distributor and manufacturer of medical products, today announced its new European medical product distribution center.
The Born, Netherlands fulfillment center is expected to expedite distribution of SurgiLance(r) safety lancet and babyLance(r) safety infant heelsticks orders to its EU medical device customers. MediPurpose anticipates product orders turnaround times to be reduced by up to 80 percent.
The strategically positioned warehouse will be managed by global logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel Group, which has been a MediPurpose partner since 2004 and was honored in 2011 for its reliable, high-quality, door-to-door logistics services for MediPurpose's U.S. medical products customers.
"Kuehne + Nagel's solution will offer MediPurpose the quality and flexibility they need for all aspects of their logistic requirements in regards to warehousing, transport, customs and fiscal representation," said Kuehne + Nagel Site Manager (Born) Ard Houtappels. "We look forward to working closely with MediPurpose to facilitate their planned growth in Europe and to offer them the excellence they and their customers deserve and require."
About SurgiLance(r) Safety Lancets
MediPurpose introduced the SurgiLance safety lancet in 1999. Since then, it has sold approximately one billion safety lancets worldwide.
Valued for its safety, comfort, and ease of use, the SurgiLance safety lancet is one of the top-selling fingerstick devices in the United States and is available to healthcare professionals worldwide through a broad network of distributors.
The SurgiLance portfolio currently features seven unique models, ranging from 18-28 gauges and 1.0-2.3 mm penetration depths.
About babyLance(r) Safety Heel Incision Devices
babyLance is a single-use infant heelstick utilized to obtain a blood sample from the heels of newborn (babyLance BLN) and preemie (babyLance BLP) infants.
A new, re-invented version of babyLance that incorporates new design features is expected to be announced this summer.
For more information about MediPurpose medical products -- including no-cost product samples -- please visit http://www.medipurpose.com/products.
About Kuehne + Nagel
With more than 63,000 employees at 1000 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.
Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based lead logistics solutions.
For more information about Kuehne + Nagel, please visit http://www.kn-portal.com.
Founded in 1999, MediPurpose is a leading medical device company headquartered in Singapore, with offices in the United States and Europe.
Known for its popular babyLance(r) safety infant heel incision devices, SurgiLance(r) safety lancets and MediPlus(tm) advanced wound care products, MediPurpose has leveraged its success in the medical device industry to become a master medical product distributor that provides unique solutions for both medical product manufacturers and distributors.
MediPurpose's Medical Device Innovation division offers angel funding and developmental expertise for new medical device inventors and innovative medical product companies that seek entrance into new medical device markets.
For more information about MediPurpose's medical products and solutions for inventors, innovators, manufacturers and distributors, please visit http://www.medipurpose.com.