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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