SOURCE: Medline Industries, Inc.


January 03, 2011 15:26 ET

Medline Industries, Inc. Acquires the Assets of O'Mara Scientific

MUNDELEIN, IL--(Marketwire - January 3, 2011) - Medline Industries, Inc., the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies, announced today that it has acquired the assets of O'Mara Scientific, based in Grandville, MI. O'Mara distributes personal protective equipment, lab supplies and other safety related products to the pharmaceutical, life science, biotech, and healthcare industries. O'Mara operates facilities in Michigan, Connecticut and Puerto Rico.

"We're delighted to welcome O'Mara's employees and customers to Medline," said David Greenberg, Medline's executive vice president of strategy. "This acquisition strengthens our position to provide cost-effective products, programs and solutions to some of the largest organizations and government agencies."

About Medline Industries, Inc. 
Medline, the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products, manufactures and distributes more than 100,000 products to hospitals, extended-care facilities, surgery centers, home care dealers and agencies. Headquartered in Mundelein, Ill., Medline has more than 900 dedicated sales representatives nationwide to support its broad product line and cost management services.

Over the past five years, Medline has been the fastest-growing distributor of medical and surgical supplies in the U.S., serving as the primary distributor to over 450 major hospitals and healthcare systems. As a leading distributor, Medline offers a comprehensive array of consulting and management services encompassing the supply chain and logistics, utilization and standardization, business tools and enhanced reporting capabilities and on-staff clinicians.

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