Eklin Medical Signs Canadian Distributorship Agreement With AVENTIX Animal Health



    
    Companies to Showcase Eklin Digital Practice(R) at Upcoming ACVIM
Conference

    
    SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 2 /CNW/ -- Eklin Medical Systems, a leading
provider of digital radiography (DR), ultrasound, PACS (Picture Archiving and
Communications Systems) and practice management software (VIA(R)) for
veterinary care, announced it has recently signed a Canadian distribution
agreement with AVENTIX Animal Health Corp. AVENTIX, a Canadian-owned and
operated, veterinary product marketing and distribution company, will
distribute the Eklin Digital Practice, including ultrasound, DR and PACS
products, throughout Canada.

    "We have had significant interest in the many components that comprise
the Eklin Digital Practice from veterinary care practices in Canada," said Rob
Royea, vice president, worldwide sales for Eklin. "As we have grown our
presence in Canada, we wanted to ensure our products continued to be provided
through a group of highly regarded professionals dedicated to our Canadian
clientele. AVENTIX has an outstanding reputation in these regards."

    Founded in 2001, AVENTIX has grown rapidly and was ranked as one of the
fastest growing companies in Canada last year by Profit Magazine. The company
has become a market leader in the Canadian veterinary ophthalmology market and
a major player in the veterinary dermatology, dental and diagnostic markets.
It has partnerships with a wide-range of market leaders, such as Heska and
Alcon. AVENTIX will market, sell and support the Eklin Digital Practice as it
continues in its ongoing growth.

    "The Eklin range of imaging and image management solutions is a natural
fit with our current markets," said Vince Bellavia, founder and CEO, AVENTIX.
"We look for technology providers which are leaders in their respective
marketplaces, providing the best and latest in animal healthcare products.
Eklin fits this criterion extremely well. We are pleased to be a partner with
them."

    Eklin and AVENTIX will showcase the entire Eklin Digital Practice at the
upcoming annual American College of Veterinarians in Internal Medicine (ACVIM)
conference being held in Montreal, June 4-6, 2009. This will include ZONARE
ultrasound, RapidStudy(TM) DR and CDX, eFilm, RapidPACS(TM) and RapidStudy CR
systems.
    

    About AVENTIX

    
    AVENTIX, founded in 2001, searches the world for innovative and
technologically advanced veterinary products. AVENTIX partners with leading
providers of products within the specialty areas of ophthalmology,
dermatology, instrumentation, diagnostics, diagnostic imaging and image
management. In 2003, AVENTIX expanded their market to include the United
States becoming one of the largest specialty veterinary ophthalmology
suppliers in North America. AVENTIX Corporate Offices are located in
Flamborough, Ontario with a current sales force of fifteen representatives
across Canada. For further information, contact the company at 877-909-2242 or
visit www.aventix.ca.
    

    About Eklin Medical Systems, Inc.

    
    With thousands of systems installed in private practices and universities
around the globe, Eklin Medical Systems, Inc. is one of the world's leading
providers of veterinary PACS, practice management software (VIA), ultrasound
and digital radiography products. Clients include more than 90 percent of U.S.
veterinary schools of medicine, such as UC Davis, Ohio State, University of
Pennsylvania and Texas A&M. Numerous zoos and marine facilities, including San
Diego, Los Angeles, Bronx, SeaWorld and the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Training
Center, also employ Eklin Technology. Eklin is a privately-held company and is
headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. The company can be contacted at
800-819-5538 or visit http://www.eklin.com.


    Media Contacts:

    
    Laurie Hallwyler
    Eklin Medical Systems
    650-248-9081
    lhallwyler@eklin.com
    

    
    Vince Bellavia, CEO
    AVENTIX
    877-909-2242, Ext 104
    aventix@aventix.ca




    




For further information:

For further information: Laurie Hallwyler of Eklin Medical Systems,
+1-650-248-9081, lhallwyler@eklin.com; or Vince Bellavia, CEO of AVENTIX,
1-877-909-2242, ext. 104, aventix@aventix.ca Web Site: http://www.eklin.com  
              http://www.aventix.ca

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