SOURCE: Bolton Medical, Inc

March 20, 2008 11:48 ET

Bolton Medical Named 2007 South Florida Manufacturer of the Year

SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwire - March 20, 2008) - Bolton Medical, Inc is pleased to announce that the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) has named Bolton Medical, Inc as its 2007 Manufacturer of the Year for mid-sized companies. South Florida has more than 3500 manufacturers throughout its three major counties who play a significant role in job creation for the region. Bolton Medical, Inc is proud to be a leader among this distinguished group.

SFMA judged its nominees on their dedication to quality, growth over the past 2 years, innovative systems and products and commitment to employees, customers and community. The Recognition of Excellence Awards Banquet was held Wednesday, March 12th with members of senior management attending to represent Bolton Medical.

We believe that this award confirms the performance of our company in the last 2 years and our successful teamwork. As a company, we are determined to continue to make a commitment to improve the work environment, develop quality products, and strive to strengthen manufacturing excellence in the USA.

About Bolton Medical, Inc

Bolton Medical, Inc is a subsidiary of Werfen Group. Werfen Group, founded in 1966 in Barcelona, Spain, manufactures and distributes 'in vitro' medical diagnostic solutions, medical devices, and scientific instruments worldwide. Werfen employs more than 3500 people, with 2007 revenues exceeding US$1 billion. Founded in 2003 as a subsidiary of Werfen Group, Bolton Medical, Inc currently sells interventional technology for coronary conditions and the Relay Stent Graft for thoracic repair in international markets. In the US, the Relay Thoracic Stent Graft is currently undergoing clinical trials.

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