Baxa Corporation Extends Global Reach With New Distribution Agreements in Colombia and The Dominican Republic

Baxa announces the addition of new exclusive distributors in Colombia, South America, and The Dominican Republic. These agreements -- with Magallan Pharma Trading Corporation in Colombia and Pentafarma & Co. in The Dominican Republic -- will enable Baxa to extend its global reach and expand product promotion in South America and the Caribbean. Baxa products are sold worldwide both direct and through exclusive distribution arrangements.

Englewood, Colo. (PRWEB) September 21, 2007 -- Baxa Corporation, a leading provider of systems for safe fluid handling and delivery in hospital pharmacies, announces the addition of two new international product distributors. These agreements -- with Magallan Pharma Trading Corporation in Colombia and Pentafarma & Co. in The Dominican Republic -- will enable Baxa to extend its global reach and expand product promotion in South America and the Caribbean.

"Global markets offer significant potential for growth in Baxa Corporation's key product lines," says Steve Welch, VP of New Business Development. "These new partnerships expand the visibility of the Baxa brand and give us opportunities for sales growth and market expansion. With their focus on pharmacy efficiency and patient safety, Baxa products offer a unique value in healthcare worldwide."

Baxa Corporation provides distributor training and technical support at its headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. Privately held, Baxa Corporation has subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada and the United Kingdom; direct representation in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, The Netherlands and Switzerland; and distribution partners in 35 other countries worldwide.

About Baxa Corporation

Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative, solution-based technologies for fluid handling and delivery. Its systems and devices promote the safe and efficient preparation, handling, packaging, and administration of fluid medications. Key products include Rapid-Fill™ Automated Syringe Fillers, Exacta-Med® Oral Dispensers, MicroFuse® Syringe Infusers, Repeater™ Pharmacy Pumps, and Exacta-Mix™ and MicroMacro™ Multi-Source Automated Compounders; used worldwide in hospitals and healthcare facilities. Further information is available at http://www.baxa.com

About Magallan Pharma Trading

Magallan is a newly formed company within a group of companies serving the healthcare industry in Colombia. 'Salud Total,' the company overseeing Magallan, is the third largest health services company in Colombia. Magallan is responsible for location of needed products, Colombian registration with the Health authorities and product distribution.

About Pentafarma CxA

Pentafarma is a pharmaceutical and medical device distributor in the Dominican Republic selling supplies to hospitals in that country. Clients include oncology and gynecological hospitals and surgery centers.

Contacts:

Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing

Baxa Corporation http://www.baxa.com: 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR

Absolutely Public Relations http://www.absolutelypr.com: 303.984.9801 or 303.669.3558

Luis Jimenez

Magallan Pharma Trading Corp: 57-12-55-9945

Leida Perez

Pentafarma & Co. CXA:

809-227-0322

Fax; 809-563-5143

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