July 1st, 2014 – CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE:CMN), today announced that the company has successfully completed the acquisition of PuriCore International Limited., a wholly-owned subsidiary of PuriCore plc (LSE:PURI).
The transaction further enhances Cantel Medical’s global leadership of automated endoscope reprocessing and provides the company with additional resources and capabilities to execute on its broader international strategy. PuriCore International Limited will be renamed Cantel Medical (UK) Limited and will be reported as part of our Endoscopy segment.
PuriCore International Limited is a leading provider of automated endoscope reprocessors, endoscope drying and storage cabinets, chemistry and consumables in addition to comprehensive maintenance and validation services in the United Kingdom. With an employee base of approximately 120 individuals, including a complete sales and service team and facilitiesin Stafford and Clevedon, England, the addition of PuriCore International provides Cantel Medical comprehensive coverage of the UK market.
“This acquisition is an exciting step in the execution of our international strategy,” said Jorgen Hansen, President of Medivators and COO of Cantel Medical. “The addition of the PuriCore endoscopy business to Medivators will meaningfully strengthen our offering in automated endoscope reprocessing while also enhancing our international capabilities and competitiveness. We are excited to welcome the entire PuriCore International workforce to the Cantel family, and we look forward to working together toward delivering infection prevention and control solutions to patients and customers worldwide.”
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