Hosingen, Luxembourg – 9 August 2016 — B Medical Systems, leading manufacturer of professional biomedical refrigeration and storage solutions, enters into a two-year distribution agreement with Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies based in Lakewood, USA. The agreement will allow B Medical Systems to further extend its geographic reach in the global biomedical refrigeration market.
As the exclusive authorized distributor of B Medical Systems in the United States and Canada, Terumo BCT will market B Medical Systems blood bank refrigerators, storage and distribution freezers in addition to contact shock freezers, designed to fast-freeze plasma and prepare biologics and pharmaceuticals.
Increasing access to our Biomedical Refrigeration product range
“We are delighted about the distribution agreement with Terumo BCT,” said Luc Provost, Chief Executive Officer, B Medical Systems. “It will allow us to build and strengthen our presence in the North American market, thereby increasing access to our biomedical refrigeration product range for safe storage and handling of temperature-sensitive preparations.”
“By partnering with B Medical Systems, we are now able to bring a full line of biomedical refrigeration products including contact shock freezers to market and provide our customers with robust solutions that can help save lives,” said Tim Costello, Vice President, Blood Center Segment Product Marketing, Terumo BCT. “We are looking forward to a successful collaboration with B Medical Systems and to continuing to provide new and innovative products today and in the future.”
About Terumo BCT
Terumo BCT, a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies, is the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction technologies. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.
About B Medical Systems
B Medical Systems S.à r.l. is a Luxembourg-based company with more than 30 years of experience in the medical refrigeration sector. It is a leading manufacturer and distributor of cold‐chain equipment for large scale vaccination programs in emerging markets. The company also produces a range of high-end medical refrigerators and freezers which are sold to hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and university laboratories in developed markets globally. Distribution is supported by a global network of sales directors and agents.