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Carl Zeiss Canada appoints Inter Medico as exclusive Canadian distributor for clinical microscopy

January 7, 2013

Carl Zeiss expands its reach into the Canadian clinical microscopy
market space through new partnership

TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2013 /CNW/ – Effective January 10, 2013 Carl Zeiss
Canada is pleased to announce a new exclusive agreement with Inter
Medico to distribute its clinical microscopy product line across
Canada.

This new partnership will significantly extend Zeiss’s reach into the
hospital markets and clinical accounts which focus on patient health
care and diagnosis.

“Although our growth has been good in the clinical sector with our
direct sales strategy, we believe we can address the market on a bigger
scale through a distribution strategy,” states Mick O’Brien, President
of Carl Zeiss Canada. “Zeiss has world-class products for clinical
microscopy and we wanted a more comprehensive strategy to approach our
clinical customers. Inter Medico has outstanding clinical laboratory
coverage across Canada and is one of the most respected clinical device
distributors in Canada – we are privileged to have our clinical
microscopes represented by such a professional and well-established
Canadian company,” he adds.

“From our perspective, we are pleased to welcome a most noted & global
microscope partner that will help synergize, as well as complement our
current areas of expertise in Pathology, Hematology, Autoimmune, and
Urinalysis,” states Dan Lichtman, President and CEO of Inter Medico. 
“Our excellence in service and support is well-regarded in the
industry,” he adds.

The Carl Zeiss Group is an international leader in the fields of optics
and opto-electronics. In fiscal year 2011/12 the company’s 24,300
employees generated revenue of over 4 billion euros. In the markets for
Medical Technology, Research Solutions, Industrial Solutions and
Consumer Optics, Carl Zeiss has contributed to technological progress
all over the world for more than 160 years and enhances the quality of
life of many people around the globe. Carl Zeiss is represented with
over 30 production and over 50 sales and service sites in more than 30
countries worldwide. Carl Zeiss AG is fully owned by the Carl Zeiss
Foundation. Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in
Oberkochen, Germany.

Inter Medico is a leading Canadian organization with a history of
excellence in Sales, Customer Service and Technical Support. Bringing
innovative technologies to the Clinical Diagnostic market is our
objective and we support that effort with a team of highly skilled
professionals that focus on excellence.

SOURCE Carl Zeiss Canada

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