SOURCE: TimeMed Labeling Systems, Inc.

April 12, 2007 11:05 ET

Pharmex Partners With Innovation Associates

Partnership Provides Reliable Vial Labeling Solution for Pharmacies Nationwide

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL and JOHNSON CITY, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 12, 2007 -- Pharmex®, a division of TimeMed Labeling Systems, Inc., today announced that it has partnered with Innovation Associates, makers of PharmASSIST® pharmacy automation solutions, to produce customized thermal prescription vial labels for pharmacies using Innovation's PharmASSIST products.

As pharmacists continue to look for solutions to increase capacity, enhance patient safety through quality control and increase time for patient care, more pharmacies are turning to automation and thermal printing solutions. As the preferred label supplier for Innovation's PharmASSIST systems, Pharmex provides pharmacies with a reliable labeling solution that has passed stringent quality control testing using Innovation's various automation products.

"As a result of the retail pharmacy industry's changing needs and the development of automation, we felt it extremely important to work directly with the providers of these solutions," said Pharmex General Manager Rod Stone. "Our goal is to provide proper and reliable labeling solutions always with improved patient care in mind. Our long history and knowledge of the pharmacy industry, coupled with our understanding of the technology, allows Pharmex to continue to provide solutions and value to our customers."

"At Innovation, delivering first-rate quality is the number one criterion for everything we do," said Mary Reno, chief executive officer of Innovation Associates. "With that said, Pharmex is the only vendor to date that has passed our rigorous testing process. We look forward to partnering with Pharmex and deploying their high quality labeling products with our PharmASSIST systems."

Inquiries regarding thermal labels for Innovation can be directed to Pharmex customer service at 888-742-7639.

About Innovation Associates, Inc.

Innovation Associates, Inc., a leader in the world of automated prescription dispensing, offers the PharmASSIST family of products to address the prescription growth, quality assurance, pharmacy workflow, and cost control challenges of all size pharmacies. With over three decades of broad-based, business experience, Innovation Associates is dedicated to delivering the highest-quality pharmacy automation products to the pharmacy industry. For more information on Innovation Associates, Inc., visit www.innovat.com.

About Pharmex

With 58 years in the business, Pharmex® is a full service pharmacy supply company providing pharmacists with everything from labeling solutions to the vials on which they are applied. Pharmex® continues to learn about the needs of the pharmacy and develop products and services that improve efficiencies and reduce cost. Pharmex® is a division of TimeMed® Labeling Systems Inc., an industry leader in quality labeling products.

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