Manrex Limited

Manrex Limited

September 20, 2010 17:49 ET

Global Factories MDM (Medication Detection Machine) Now Interfaced to All Major Canadian Tablet Packaging Machines

Multi-Dose Packaging Verification Recognized as an Important Step in Error Prevention.

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2010) - Manrex is pleased to announce that it has now interfaced the Global Factories MDM (Medication Detection Machine), the first to the Canadian marketplace, to all three leading providers of ATP (Automated Tablet Packaging) machines in Canada, including: Sanyo (TCGRx), Yuyama (Automed) and Pac-Med (JV-Medi) machines. In addition to these successful interfaces, the MDM now also reads all forms of barcode styles, including Aztec.

Manrex was the first company to introduce a pouch verification system in the summer of 2007 to the Canadian market. Since this time, MDM technology, which has been in use for over eight years around the world, has been implemented coast to coast across Canada and remains the only patented medication detection machine available today, verifying over 1 Million pouches a day worldwide.

"We are thrilled that our message on patient safety with a focus on pouch verification is getting through to Canadian pharmacists." states Ben Szuuts, Sales Manager - Manrex Limited. "We now have independents, chain pharmacies and health regions all committed to ensuring medication dispensing accuracy through the use of the MDM. In addition, Manrex has also remained in a vendor neutral position, ensuring the most advanced technology be available to anyone committed to patient safety."

"When Manrex realized the importance of pouch verification, having introduced and sold ATP machines for over five years to Canadian pharmacies and seeing the resulting problems first hand, we immediately began a search to find the best pouch verification machine on the market." states John Webster , VP Sales and Marketing – Manrex Limited. "We were thrilled to introduce the Global Factories unit to Canada and I believe it demonstrates our continued commitment to bringing the latest and greatest in medication safety systems to our customers. You can always be assured that Manrex is on the forefront of patient safety with respect to medication error prevention and our customer's will always be first to the market with the latest in world-wide innovations."

For more information on the MDM machine please visit the Manrex web-site

About Manrex Limited: Manrex Limited® is a 100% Canadian Company specializing in the health care marketplace. For close to 40 years, Manrex Limited has led the field in the development and sales of medication delivery systems. Saving Lives, Saving Time, Saving Money.

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