(VICTORIA, Canada and Saitama, Japan) March 26, 2017— ViVitro Labs Inc. and Comfort Medical, Inc. announced today their agreement to expand ViVitro Labs product distribution in Japan through an exclusive product distribution agreement.
The products include the ViVitro SuperPump pulsatile pump, ViVitro Pulse Duplicator, ViVitro HiCycle Durability tester and ViVitro Endovascular Simulator. Services include Durability, Pulsatile-Flow, and Steady Flow Laboratory Testing and equipment repairs and calibration conducted by ViVitro Labs.
Gerry Wight, ViVitro Labs General Manager notes: “After meeting with Comfort Medical President & CEO, Toshiharu Miyake in Victoria last August, it was clear his past experience and robust network, including AHS Japan, Baxter, Edwards Lifesciences and Mitsubishi, were ideal for promoting and supporting the professional cardiovascular research and testing products and services developed and manufactured by ViVitro Labs”.
Comfort Medical President & CEO, Toshiharu Miyake, confirms the natural fit of the two companies: “Our mission is to deliver best-in-class medical products to Japanese customers with utmost passion and integrity. ViVitro produces the top cardiovascular device testing equipment in the world. They are regularly cited in the latest cardiovascular device research. They are an excellent choice for Japan’s world class device manufacturers and top universities and research institutions”.
Gerry Wight, ViVitro Labs General Manager and Comfort Medical President & CEO, Toshiharu Miyake
Research conducted by Comfort Medical indicates a growing need by medical device manufacturers in the cardiovascular space, Academic and research institutions, and Biomedical engineering schools, require the higher quality and reliability offered by ViVitro Labs combined with professional Japanese language support and service afforded by Comfort Medical.
About Comfort Medical
Comfort Medical, Inc. is a distributor of medical device and lab instruments, Wound healing equipment (Rigenera, Human Brain Wave, Italy), Animal lab testing instruments, Cardiovascular and anesthesiology products, and IT related products and services. Founded in 2008 by President & CEO, Toshiharu Miyake, the company mission is to deliver best-in-class medical products to Japanese customers with utmost passion and integrity. The company is based in Saitama, Japan
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About ViVitro Labs
ViVitro Labs Inc. offers industry-leading cardiovascular test equipment and related laboratory testing and consulting services. Hundreds of organizations in over 40 countries for over 30 years have trusted ViVitro expertise, accuracy, and quality for their heart valve, LVAD, TAH, stent, and graft testing. ViVitro Laboratory Services holds ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation based on ISO 5840. ViVitro products are manufactured by StarFish Medical. ViVitro’s A2LA Scope of Accreditation includes the physical and mechanical testing of heart valve substitutes. www.vivitrolabs.com
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