MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Ansell Limited (ASX: ANN), a
global leader in medical gloves and healthcare safety solutions, today
announced it has entered into a multi-year purchasing agreement with
Ramsay Health Care (ASX: RHC), one of the largest private hospital
groups in Australia and abroad.
The three (3) year agreement appoints Ansell as the preferred supplier
for surgical gloves and healthcare safety solutions (Ansell Sandel
Medical Solutions). Ansell will supply all hospitals and day surgery
facilities Ramsay operates across Australia, and possibly Ramsay's
facilities in the United Kingdom, France and Indonesia.
Bill Porter, Group Procurement Manager of Ramsay Health Care, said:
"This new agreement initially provides best in market pricing in any
country Ramsay operates in, and will ultimately lead to a Global parity
pricing structure across the Group where all Ramsay hospitals will pay
a regionally competitive price no matter what country they are in. Ansell is one of the first companies to recognise Ramsay's Global
footprint and the potential to grow their business as Ramsay expands
into other markets."
"We are very excited about this agreement with Ramsay Health Care
group," said Anthony Lopez, President and General Manager of Ansell's Medical
Solutions Global Business. "We are pleased to continue our long standing partnership with Ramsay,
and consider the agreement a terrific opportunity to showcase Ansell's
ability to leverage its product leadership and global operational
capacity to serve the needs of global customers in multiple healthcare
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety
protection solutions that enhance human wellbeing.
With operations in North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia, Ansell
employs more than 10,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions
in the industrial and medical gloves market, as well as in the sexual
health and wellbeing category worldwide.
Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical Solutions,
Industrial Solutions, Specialty Markets and Sexual Wellness.
Information on Ansell and its products can be found at http://www.ansell.eu.
About Ramsay Health Care
Information on Ramsay Health Care can be found at http://www.ramsayhealth.com.
See more at: http://www.ansell.com/corporate/en/press/press-releases/ansell-limited-and-ramsay-health-care
SOURCE: Ansell Limited
For further information:
Ansell: Peter McCann, VP - Sales ANZ, Tel: +61-3-9270-7200, firstname.lastname@example.org; EU Claire Keane, Edelman, Tel:+(353)16789333, Claire.email@example.com; Ramsay Health Care: Bill Porter, Group Procurement Manager, Tel: +61-2-9433-3481, PorterB@ramsayhealth.com.au