Navigation Links
NxStage Announces Supply Agreement With Kawasumi Laboratories for Blood Tubing Sets

LAWRENCE, Mass., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Medisystems Corporation, has entered into a new supply and distribution agreement with Kawasumi Laboratories, Inc. regarding Kawasumi's continued supply of blood tubing sets to Medisystems through January 31, 2010.

"We are pleased to extend our long-standing relationship with Kawasumi for blood tubing sets," said Jeffrey H. Burbank, President and Chief Executive Officer of NxStage Medical. "I believe NxStage is well positioned to preserve and build upon Medisystems' reputation for high quality and to grow the business further with new and innovative products for our customers. This is another significant agreement that we have successfully renewed since acquiring the company. I am pleased with the progress that we continue to see in this business."

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Kawasumi Laboratories, Inc. has been providing high quality medical supplies worldwide since 1957. Kawasumi has been a pioneer in plastic molding technologies in Japan and has grown its proprietary manufacturing know-how in the markets of medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

About NxStage Medical

NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM) is a medical device company, headquartered in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, that develops, manufactures and markets innovative products for the treatment of end-stage renal disease, or ESRD, and acute kidney failure. For more information on NxStage and its products, please visit the Company's website at

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this release that are not clearly historical in nature are forward-looking, and the words "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "estimate," "plan," and similar expressions are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. Examples of these forward-looking statements include statements as to the anticipated benefits of the Company's new agreement with Kawasumi, the expected performance of the Medisystems' business, and the development of new and innovative products. All forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond NxStage's control, which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from anticipated results, performance or achievements. Certain factors which may affect future operating results are detailed in NxStage's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007. In addition, the statements in this press release represent NxStage's expectations and beliefs as of the date of this press release. NxStage anticipates that subsequent events and developments may cause these expectations and beliefs to change. However, while NxStage may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing NxStage's expectations or beliefs as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

Investor Relations Contact

Stephanie Marks for NxStage


SOURCE NxStage Medical, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Tsongas Visits Lawrence-based Medical Device Maker NxStage Medical, Inc.
2. Emil Paganini, MD, Joins NxStage(R) as Critical Care Medical Advisor
3. NxStage Medical Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Results
4. NxStage Medical to Present at the Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Medical Device Conference on February 7, 2008
5. NxStage(R) Medical to Report Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2007 Financial Results on Tuesday, February 12th
6. NxStage Medical Establishes $50 Million Credit Facility with a Group of Lenders Led by Merrill Lynch Capital
7. NxStage Medical Reports Third Quarter 2007 Results
8. NxStage Medical Completes Acquisition of Medisystems
9. Derma Sciences Announces Date of Its First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call on May 15, 2008
10. Vail Valley Medical Center Board of Directors Announces Appointment of New President & CEO, John Cassin
11. American Heart Association Announces Next New Journal - Circulation: Heart Failure Set for May Premier
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... Relay ... messaging application, announced today a significant contract that will provide its award-winning private ... to build on the growing success of its Relay program, IBX Wire™, which ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ST. LOUIS and CHENNAI, India (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2015 ... ... the development of advanced camera solutions, today announced See3CAM_CU40, the industry’s first ... stand-alone MIPI CSI-2 module. See3CAM_CU40, a new member of e-con’s See3CAM family of UVC ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... A child without a healthy ... SmileCareClub , the leading remote invisible aligner system, has joined with Global Dental ... without it. For each aligner treatment plan purchased, SmileCareClub will donate one clinic visit ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... Protein is essential to good health. ... bone, and blood. But how much protein does the average man need in order ... according to the October 2015 issue of Harvard Men's Health Watch . Most ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... Nordic ... unique health needs of new moms. Postnatal Omega-3, which has been named ... utilizes Nordic Naturals’ exclusive, new, ultra-concentrated omega-3 oil. This breakthrough oil combines ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/13/2015)... YORK , Oct. 13, 2015 Pomerantz ... filed against Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. ("Amicus" or the "Company")(NASDAQ: ... filed in United States District Court, District of ... a class consisting of all persons or entities who ... 1, 2015 inclusive (the "Class Period"). This class action seeks ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... BOSTON , Oct. 13, 2015 ... lawsuits against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) related to the pharmaceutical ... defects alleged to have been caused by their ... profile of this drug for pregnant women.   Due ... lawsuits against GSK, The United States Judicial Panel ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... Oct. 13, 2015 VIVA Physicians, a not-for-profit ... and intervention through education and research, is excited to ... 2015 . Sixteen trial results, featuring the latest in ... first time on Monday and Tuesday, November 2 and ... --> --> Since 2003, VIVA Physicians ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: