Ansell Limited and Ramsay Health Care Enter Global Multi-Year Purchasing Agreement
MELBOURNE, Australia, September 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Ansell Limited (ASX: ANN), a global leader in medical gloves and healthcare safety
solutions, today announced it has entered into a multi-year purchasing agreement with
Ramsay Health Care (ASX: RHC), one of the largest private hospital groups in Australia and
The three (3) year agreement appoints Ansell as the preferred supplier for surgical
gloves and healthcare safety solutions (Ansell Sandel Medical Solutions). Ansell will
supply all hospitals and day surgery facilities Ramsay operates across Australia, and
possibly Ramsay’s facilities in the United Kingdom, France and Indonesia.
Bill Porter, Group Procurement Manager of Ramsay Health Care, said:
“This new agreement initially provides best in market pricing in any country Ramsay
operates in, and will ultimately lead to a Global parity pricing structure across the
Group where all Ramsay hospitals will pay a regionally competitive price no matter what
country they are in. Ansell is one of the first companies to recognise Ramsay’s Global
footprint and the potential to grow their business as Ramsay expands into other markets.”
“We are very excited about this agreement with Ramsay Health Care group,” said Anthony
Lopez, President and General Manager of Ansell’s Medical Solutions Global Business. “We
are pleased to continue our long standing partnership with Ramsay, and consider the
agreement a terrific opportunity to showcase Ansell’s ability to leverage its product
leadership and global operational capacity to serve the needs of global customers in
multiple healthcare segments.”
Ansell is a world leader in providing superior health and safety protection solutions
that enhance human wellbeing.
With operations in North America, Latin America, EMEA and Asia, Ansell employs more
than 10,000 people worldwide and holds leading positions in the industrial and medical
gloves market, as well as in the sexual health and wellbeing category worldwide.
Ansell operates in four main business segments: Medical Solutions, Industrial
Solutions, Specialty Markets and Sexual Wellness.
Information on Ansell and its products can be found at http://www.ansell.eu.
About Ramsay Health Care
Information on Ramsay Health Care can be found at http://www.ramsayhealth.com.
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