Meridian Medical Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : MRDAF

Meridian Medical Inc.

June 18, 2008 08:30 ET

Meridian Co., Ltd. Appoints Sigmacon Medical Products Corp. as Distributor of the Lapex 2000 Lipolaser in Canada

Non-Invasive Treatment for Spot Fat Reduction and Inch Loss

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2008) - Meridian Co., Ltd. (OTCBB:MRDAF) (, Meridian Medical Inc., North American Distributor of Meridian Co., Ltd., a company engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, and sales of advanced medical devices, has appointed Sigmacon Medical Products Corp. as a Canadian distributor of the Lapex 2000 LipoLaser.

Sigmacon's expertise in developing successful sales and marketing strategies in evolving medical markets makes them the ideal choice as a strategic partner for Meridian Medical Inc.

"We are pleased to announce our partnership with Meridian Medical," said Jay Herman, president of Sigmacon Medical Products. "Meridian's Lapex 2000 LipoLaser represents a notable leap forward in non-invasive aesthetic treatments for spot fat reduction and inch loss. The device will help enable healthcare professionals in Canada to offer leading edge technologies to their communities, and we look forward to the opportunity to better serve the Canadian market with this unique product."

The Lapex 2000 LipoLaser is a safe, painless, and completely non-invasive treatment for spot fat reduction and inch loss. The Lapex 2000 LipoLaser utilizes the latest low level/cold laser technology to reduce girth and spot fat over almost all areas of the body without surgery, downtime, or redness.

"Non-invasive aesthetic procedures are growing rapidly in the Canadian market," said Anna Brazier, Corporate Development Manager of Meridian Co., Ltd. "Our partnership with Sigmacon Medical Products will help provide the aesthetic arena with an alternative to more invasive procedures such as liposuction. Sigmacon has extensive experience in bringing new and emerging medical technologies to the healthcare industry, and we are pleased to be working with such a reputable firm as Sigmacon."

About Sigmacon Medical Products Corp.

Sigmacon Medical Products is a Canadian distributor of new and emerging healthcare technologies, including diagnostic equipment, light therapy systems, and surgical lasers for ophthalmology, dermatology, otolaryngology, gynecology, phlebology, and urology. For more information please call 1-800-898-7455, or visit

About Merdian Co., Ltd.

Meridian is a leader in the research/development, manufacturing and sales of advanced medical devices in the healthcare industry. With a dynamic research and development team, Meridian is at the forefront in the development of cutting edge medical technologies. The Company presently holds a total of 5 patents on its technology, and has received FDA approval and Health Canada approval as well as other international regulatory approvals, for many of its products. Meridian has over 2000 clients including physicians, hospitals, clinics, healthcare professionals, and wellness centers in Korea, USA, Canada, China, Japan and Europe. Meridian continues to successfully market its superior product line to a growing number of clients worldwide.

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Contact Information

  • Meridian Co., Ltd.
    The Investor Relations Group
    Erika Moran/Tom Caden/Salima Rasul
    (212) 825-3210
    The Investor Relations Group
    Steven Melfi/Lynn Granito
    Public Relations
    (212) 825-3210
    Sigmacon Medical Products Corp.