Market Overview

CP Medical Brings B. Braun's Veterinary Infusion Therapy Products to the North American Marketplace


B. Braun Vet Care is a Leading Veterinary Supplier in Europe

CP Medical, a leading manufacturer of wound closure and specialty
surgical applications for the veterinary market, and B. Braun Vet Care
GmbH (Tuttlingen, Germany), engaged in the development, sales and
distribution of medical devices and pharmaceutical products to the
animal health sector on a worldwide basis, have entered into an
agreement whereby CP Medical will market and distribute B. Braun's
veterinary Infusion Therapy product line and select products from Wound
Therapy in the United States and Canada. Key products include the
Intrafix Safeset of IV Administration Sets and the AESCULAP®
DS Titanium Ligation Clips, an innovative alternative in the segment of
single-fire clips. B. Braun Vet Care ("BVC") is a part of the B. Braun
Medical group of companies.

Frank Tarallo, President of CP Medical commented, "CP Medical is
delighted to be able to represent BVC's animal health infusion therapy
product line in the United States and Canada. Expansion of our product
offerings in animal health is a key focus of our strategy, allowing us
to continue to support the growth of our channel partners. We intend to
mobilize our proven and industry leading sales, marketing and training
capabilities to support the BVC brand of products in both our existing
distribution channels and new distribution channels." Mr. Tarallo
concluded, "We are also honored to partner with a company of BVC's
stature. Not only is BVC a prominent supplier in the animal health
market, B. Braun Medical is one of the largest and most respected
medical device companies in the world, with a 175+ year history of
outstanding quality and exemplary service."

Dr. Thilo Rubart, Managing Director of B. Braun Vet Care commented, "B.
Braun has been supplying the European animal health market for over 100
years with high quality products designed to improve outcomes for
animals and owners." Dr. Rubart continued, "CP Medical has been a
well-respected supplier to the animal health market for almost 30 years,
with industry leading sales, marketing and training capabilities. We are
excited to be partnering with CP Medical in bringing the BVC infusion
therapy concepts and products to the U.S. and Canadian markets."

About CP Medical

CP Medical, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Theragenics Corporation® (,
has been a leading manufacturer and distributor of wound closure and
specialty surgical products for the veterinary and medical markets for
almost 30 years. CP offers a comprehensive portfolio of suture products,
both private labeled and CP-branded, for the animal health market, as
well as a portfolio of suture products for the medical and dental
markets. For more information please visit

About B. Braun Vet Care GmbH

B. Braun and Aesculap, based in Germany, has been a high-quality
manufacturer of medical and pharmaceutical products for over 175 years.
The veterinary division – B. Braun Vet Care – is a leading supplier of
B. Braun and Aesculap products to the veterinary market. In several
countries, B. Braun Vet Care provides products, systems and solutions
for many indications and applications in veterinary medicine. For more
information on B. Braun Vet Care please visit

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