Business Wire

Cook Medical’s EUDC Celebrates 5th Birthday

Del

Cook Medical’s European Distribution Centre (EUDC) located in Baesweiler, Germany, is celebrating its fifth birthday this December. The EUDC is the storage and distribution centre for Cook products in Europe and the central shipping point for Cook Medical manufactured devices to all EMEA countries. The EUDC employs 85 people and handles approximately 2000 shipments per day.

This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161219005480/en/

Cook Medical's European Distribution Centre (EUDC) in Baesweiler, Germany (Photo: Business Wire)

Cook Medical's European Distribution Centre (EUDC) in Baesweiler, Germany (Photo: Business Wire)

The EUDC’s location in ‘The Blue Banana’ region, one of Europe’s most efficient logistics locations, continues to support Cook’s goal of getting the right product to the right patient in time.

Speaking on the eve of the fifth year celebration, Pat Burke, Director of Operations said:

“The EUDC has been integral to the growth of Cook Medical globally. The centre is the backbone to our distribution network in EMEA. Since consolidating distribution to Baesweiler the company has been able to deliver potentially life changing devices to more countries in a shorter space of time. For example, once an order is placed on our system from a hospital or clinician, the items on the order are picked, packed and processed through the DC and on a dock trailer within minutes ready for pick up by our dedicated carrier early next day for delivery. This is all thanks to the dedicated and hardworking team at EUDC.”

Uwe Henze, EUDC Manager, is also marking his five years in Cook at the event:

“I am very proud of what we have achieved for ourselves and for Cook over the last 5 years. Although our day to day work environment is busy and fast paced , the team work very hard to ensure our customers and patients get the devices they need as quickly as possible. I would like to extend my gratitude to the dedication of my colleagues and congratulate them on the role they’ve played in reaching this 5 year milestone.”

The first shipment was on the 5th December 2011. The purpose-built facility combines warehousing and shipping from multiple Cook locations in Europe. Today, the total number of inventory products held in the EUDC is approximately 750,000 units. The facility was built with energy-efficiency in mind, incorporating solar panels and advanced insulating materials. All Distribution Centre processes are paperless while air pillows replaced serrated paper in padding for shipments.

About Cook Medical

Since 1963 Cook Medical has worked closely with physicians to develop technologies that eliminate the need for open surgery. Today we are combining medical devices, biologic materials, and cellular therapies to help the world’s healthcare systems deliver better outcomes more efficiently. We have always remained family owned so that we have the freedom to focus on what we care about: patients, our employees, and our communities. We have 10 strategic business units addressing multiple medical specialties from vascular disease to reproductive health.

Find out more at www.cookmedical.eu, and for the latest news, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Contact information

Cook Medical
Lisa Towell, +353876356583
lisa.towell@cookmedical.com

Om Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire
24 Martin Lane
EC4R 0DR London

+44 20 7626 1982http://www.businesswire.co.uk

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.

Følg saker fra Business Wire

Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.

Siste saker fra Business Wire

Boehringer Ingelheim Marks Great Progress in Immuno-oncology Research Partnerships in 201711.12.2017 13:00Pressemelding

2017 marks a year of significant advancement for Boehringer Ingelheim as it secured a range of external partnerships with the goal of transforming the lives of patients and winning the fight against cancer. External partnerships complement Boehringer Ingelheim’s two-pronged research strategy – investigating both cancer cell-directed therapies and immune cell-directed therapies. This multi-faceted approach offers the potential to bring innovative opportunities to the Boehringer Ingelheim oncology portfolio and novel therapies to patients. “Immuno-oncology is radically shifting the research and treatment landscape in oncology. We believe that the greatest success in difficult-to-treat cancers will be achieved with immuno-oncology and its combination with cancer cell directed therapy, which is why we are committing significant resources in both areas,” said Jonathon Sedgwick, Ph.D., Vice

Valence Advises SK Capital on Its Acquisition of ICL’s Fire Safety and Oil Additives Businesses11.12.2017 12:47Pressemelding

The Valence Group acted as lead financial advisor to SK Capital Partners on its announced acquisition of the Fire Safety and Oil Additives businesses of Israel Chemicals Ltd. (“ICL”) for approximately $1 billion. The transaction is expected to close during the first half of 2018. The Businesses, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, have global operations and are market leaders in each of their segments. The ICL Fire Safety business is a formulator and manufacturer of fire management chemicals. Its Phos-Chek fire retardants, Class A and B foams, and water enhancing gels are the world’s leading chemical solutions for managing wildland, military, industrial and municipal fires, and are used in partnership with fire management agencies across the globe. The ICL Oil Additives business provides high quality phosphorus pentasulfide used in the preparation of ZDDP-based lubricant additives, i

Smith & Nephew Announce European Launch of Handheld Imaging Technology Heralding a New Era of Evidence-Based Decision Making in Wound Care11.12.2017 10:18Pressemelding

Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces the European launch of MolecuLight i:X TM, the easy to use, handheld imaging device that instantly measures wound surface area and visualises the presence and distribution of potentially harmful bacteria in wounds.2,3 This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171211005434/en/ Currently wound assessments are made with the naked eye which can lack the accuracy required to most effectively guide clinical decision making.4 Using fluorescence, MolecuLight i:X quickly, safely, and easily visualises potentially harmful bacteria1,2,3 in wounds which may otherwise lack signs or symptoms of infection. It enhances a clinician’s ability to choose the right therapy, at the right time for their patient1,

Dr Amal Al Qubaisi Wins Parliamentarian Excellence Award as Best President of Arab Parliament11.12.2017 09:41Pressemelding

The Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) has honored Her Excellency Dr Amal Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) – the United Arab Emirates parliament, with the Parliamentarian Excellence Award in the Presidents of Arab Parliaments category. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171211005411/en/ Her Excellency Dr Amal Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC) – the UAE parliament (Photo: AETOSWire) The award honors Al Qubaisi as ‘first female leader of a parliament in the Arab world’, celebrating her achievements on a national, regional and global scale, as well as the accomplishments made by FNC under her leadership. It also acknowledges the pioneering parliamentarian initiatives, projects and programs she has spearheaded and her significant contr

Financial Market Regulator Grants EU Payment License to DIMOCO Payment Services11.12.2017 08:00Pressemelding

The Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) granted a license under the Payment Service Act to DIMOCO Payment Services . The awarded license allows DIMOCO Payment Services to contribute to the payment value chain, offering merchants a single technical interface and a unified clearing & settlement process for many payment methods, including credit cards, online bank transfers, SEPA and direct debit cards. “We differ from most PSPs in the global payments ecosystem with our personal touch,” said Boris Kersten, Managing Director of DIMOCO Payment Services. “We proactively and personally monitor the overall payment process. In addition to monitoring individual transactions, we make recommendations and take actions to decrease chargebacks and fraudulent transactions. This process is not simply left to algorithms, the human element is added to the mix resulting in the protec

Top UK university hospital unveils data that support the use of rapid infusion for Truxima® (CT-P10, biosimilar rituximab) in patients with advanced-stage follicular lymphoma11.12.2017 08:00Pressemelding

New data from University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) on the safety and tolerability of rapid infusion of CT-P10 were presented this weekend at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. The results showed that rapid infusion of CT-P10 was well-tolerated across all patient groups and patients could be safely switched from reference rituximab to CT-P10 without reverting to slower infusion rates1. The independent study examined the infusion-related reactions (IRRs) in three different patient groups: rituximab naive, those switching directly from reference rituximab to CT-P10, and those that received their last dose of reference rituximab at least 6 months prior to the study.1 The administration of rituximab is associated with IRRs which occur most frequently during the first infusion. To reduce the risk of IRRs, it is the man

I vårt presserom finner du alle våre siste saker, kontaktpersoner, bilder, dokumenter og annen relevant informasjon om oss.

Besøk vårt presserom