New agreement expands access to state-of-the-art enteral delivery
systems for hospital and home care patients
FLORHAM PARK, NJ, Feb. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Nestlé Health Science and Moog Inc. announced today that effective
immediately Nestlé Health Science will become the exclusive distributor
in the U.S. and Canada for Moog's EnteraLite® Infinity® Pump, including compatible administration sets and accessories. The
EnteraLite® Infinity® Pump is regarded as one of the leading enteral (tube feeding) delivery
systems in the North American market. The agreement between Nestlé
Health Science and Moog expands availability of a state-of-the-art
enteral delivery system that can be used across the full continuum of
care - for adult and pediatric patients in the hospital and at home.
Working together, both companies are now well positioned to meet the
needs of hospital, home care and other alternate site customers.
"We are very pleased to enter into this agreement with Moog so that we
can offer an innovative product like the EnteraLite® Infinity® Pump through the strength of our established Sales Force in the U.S.
and Canada," said David Yates, North American Region Head for the
HealthCare Nutrition business within Nestlé Health Science. "We see
this agreement as an important part of our plan to fulfill the Nestlé
Health Science mission of Nourishing Personal Health by delivering
innovative, patient centric nutritional solutions. With this agreement
in place, Nestlé Health Science offers the most comprehensive array of
science-based nutritional formulas, enteral delivery systems and
feeding tubes available in North America."
"The relationship between Nestlé Health Science and Moog Medical Devices
Group is an extremely important combination of the best that can be
offered in the marketplace," said Martin Berardi, President, Moog
Medical Devices Group. "Our relationship has developed into one where
trust and cooperation is the main ingredient which will provide
excellent outcomes today and also into the future."
The terms of this agreement are not being disclosed.
About Nestlé Health Science
Nestlé Health Science was formed in January 2011 to spearhead the
development of science-based personalized nutritional solutions.
Building on its core HealthCare Nutrition business, the company has
ambitions to address chronic conditions in the area of Gastrointestinal
Health, Metabolic Health and Brain Health. Nestlé Health Science offers
nutritional solutions for people with specific dietary needs related to
illnesses, disease states or the special challenges of different life
stages. Nestlé Health Science is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestlé
S.A., with worldwide headquarters in Lutry, Switzerland. Additional
information can be found at www.nestlehealthscience.us.
About Moog Medical Devices
Moog Medical Devices, part of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B),
supports intravenous (IV) therapy and enteral nutrition delivery with a
suite of pumps, fluid delivery systems and components. Moog Inc. is a
worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control
components and systems. Additional information about the Company can be
found at www.moog.com.
SOURCE: Nestle Canada Inc.
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