MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Getinge Canada Limited is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Arc Stainless Inc. The purpose of this memorandum is to establish a platform for effective cooperation and understanding between the parties and to develop areas of mutual interest, including the sale and distribution of innovative endoscopy reprocessing technology.
"We are pleased with our discussions with Getinge Canada Limited", commented Mr. Steven Sewell, Director - Sales & Distribution. "Getinge Canada Limited is one of the hospitals' preferred partner and supplier of equipment and service for reprocessing technology. We believe that our technology has a unique value proposition in the market and so we look forward to reaching an agreement where the Canadian market can fully benefit from this cooperation between Getinge Canada Limited and Arc Stainless Inc."
"Arc Healthcare Solutions' innovative technology provides the market with unique solutions in today's challenging healthcare market. We are very delighted with our discussions to-date, as we continue to move towards a favourable outcome", stated Doug Friesen, President of Getinge Canada Limited.
About Getinge Canada Limited
Getinge Canada Limited is a member of Getinge AB, a publicly-listed, Swedish-based group of companies. Worldwide, GETINGE ranks among the leading providers of disinfectors and sterilizers within the healthcare and life sciences segments. Since its foundation in 1904, Getinge Infection Control has stood for innovation and technological progress in the field of disinfection and sterilization. Together with the other two business areas, Extended Care (ARJOHUNTLEIGH) and Medical Systems (MAQUET), the entire Getinge Group focuses on state-of-the-art medical technology.
About Arc Stainless Inc.
Arc Stainless is based in Ottawa, Ontario and has spent the past 10 years implementing hospital furnishings and equipment solutions. In 2010, Arc began offering and further developing a turnkey endoscope reprocessing solution through its Healthcare Solutions business unit that includes; endoscope pre cleaning, automated reprocessing and drying and storage.
Through existing distribution agreements in place in the European marketplace and direct sales initiatives in North America, Arc is well positioned to strengthen its market presence worldwide.
SOURCE: Getinge Canada Limited
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