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MediPurpose Sells 500 Millionth Safety Lancet to IMCO Member MMS Medical
Date:2/1/2008

NORCROSS, Ga., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- MediPurpose, an innovator in the medical device industry, has passed the 500 million mark for its industry- leading SurgiLance safety lancet. In recognition of this significant milestone, the company will hold a brief ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the offices of MMS Medical of St. Louis, Mo., the distributor who purchased the 500 millionth lancet.

"We want all our customers to share in this significant achievement and to know how much they are valued by the MediPurpose team. We are committed to continued innovation in healthcare." says CEO Patrick Yi.

Introduced in 2000, the SurgiLance safety lancet has found long-term success in all sectors of the healthcare market and has provided more than 500 million consumers with a safe, simple and effective tool for blood testing. MediPurpose currently offers six color-coded lancets, which are used for capillary blood sampling for a range of testing requirements.

To help the millions of children living with diabetes, MediPurpose will make a $1,000 donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in the name of MMS Medical. Chuck Berry, Walgreens District Manager, will accept the donation for JDRF. Berry is president of board for the Metro St. Louis / Greater Missouri chapter of JDRF. MMS Medical is a member of Independent Medical Co-Op (IMCO), a leading cooperative for medical supply distributors

"We are pleased that one of our members, MMS Medical, is being recognized by MediPurpose, a long-time valued supplier," says Deb Bullock, Vice President for IMCO. "We extend our congratulations to MediPurpose and its SurgiLance safety lancet on this significant achievement and look forward to continued growth together."

"We consider distributors like MMS Medical to be full partners in our success," says Randy Prather, MediPurpose VP of Sales and Marketing. "Since early 2001, MediPurpose has maintained a strong and vibrant relationship with IMCO and its member companies. They have grown into one of our most valued distribution partners." MMS Medical has purchased SurgiLance safety lancets since 2002.

"On behalf of MMS, we would like to congratulate MediPurpose on this sales milestone," says Kelly Hart, MMS Vice President Long Term Care. "We are honored to be a part of the celebration and look forward to our continued partnership to help improve the lives of those with diabetes."

About MediPurpose

MediPurpose develops, manufactures and markets innovative healthcare solutions valued by its customers. The company is known for introducing quality safety medical devices that protect healthcare professionals from sharps injury. Founded in 1999, the company achieved rapid success with its SurgiLance safety lancet, quickly becoming one of the top leaders in the US safety lancet market and establishing solid distribution channels worldwide.

MediPurpose maintains offices in the US, Singapore, the UK, France and Spain. As a globally recognized innovator, MediPurpose has developed a menu of services to assist inventors and growing medical device companies successfully design, patent, manufacture and sell their products.

For more information on MediPurpose, visit http://www.medipurpose.com.


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