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Medline expands to Irish healthcare market with direct distribution of medical and surgical supplies

Medline focuses on better patient care through quality products and outstanding service

Dublin, Ireland-- January 23, 2014 – Medline Industries, Inc. today announced direct distribution availability for its entire range of European medical and surgical products in Ireland as of January 1, 2014.

A U.S. based company, Medline is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical and surgical supplies in the United States.

Anticipating continuous growth in the Irish hospital market, Medline is committed to offering improved service to healthcare providers across both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.  The newly formed entity Medline Ireland Ltd., has dedicated warehouse and distribution services, enabling customers to order for next day delivery of critical medical products.

“Expanding our logistics services for better availability and cost savings for our customers in Ireland is a vital step for our company’s growth in Europe and mission to enhance patient care,” said Tripp Amdur, Medline’s group president. “We recognize the diversity of the European markets and are proud to be able to offer innovative and cost efficient medical and surgical products, in addition to tailored distribution and clinical services, to hospitals and acute care facilities across Ireland.

About Medline

As the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of health care and surgical products in the U.S., Medline manufactures and distributes more than 350,000 products to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers, physician offices, home care providers and agencies and retailers. Headquartered in Mundelein, Ill., Medline is a leading global healthcare company providing quality medical and surgical supplies throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Medline has more than 1,200 dedicated account representatives worldwide supporting its broad product line and cost management services.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Europe
Mallory Phillips
International Communication Manager
+31 (0) 26 312 72 34
mallory.phillips@medline.com


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