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BDI Pharma, Inc.

December 01, 2010 14:12 ET

Rochester Drug Cooperative and BDI Pharma Announce Partnership

ROCHESTER, NY and COLUMBIA, SC--(Marketwire - December 1, 2010) - Rochester Drug Cooperative, Inc., one of nine of the country's leading regional wholesalers comprising Pharmacy First™/Wholesale Alliance LLC, and BDI Pharma, Inc. (BDI), the nation's fastest growing national distributor of biotech pharmaceutical therapies, announced the new partnership between the two organizations resulting from the "specialty pharmaceutical initiatives" undertaken by the members of Pharmacy First™/Wholesale Alliance LLC.

"We are extremely excited about this partnership, the additional value and opportunities it provides for us and our customers," commented Larry Doud, Rochester's CEO. "Furthermore, BDI helps to fill a gap in certain high touch specialty pharmaceuticals that our customers have been asking about and, to date, we have not been able to secure on their behalf."

"We are pleased to be partnering with Rochester Drug Cooperative," stated Ed Steres, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships at BDI. "As the specialty distributor arm for Rochester Drug, BDI brings a highly specialized sales organization and a valuable limited distribution portfolio as a supplement to the product lines currently being offered by Rochester Drug to their existing and future customers alike."

About Rochester Drug Cooperative, Inc.

Since 1905, RDC has been a full-line drug wholesaler with daily distribution to community retail pharmacies and home health care dealers in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio and Connecticut. The company offers the advantages of modern technology and strong customer service to support over 800 Independent business owners.

About BDI Pharma, Inc.

Since 1995, BDI Pharma has defined its customer-centric approach to serving the nation's healthcare community through innovative inventory supply solutions, unparalleled customer service, extensive product knowledge, 24/7 emergency availability and urgent need delivery. An open-access resource for reference material, educational literature, market data and online ordering, has become an industry-renowned point of reference. Proprietary programs for veterinarians --; product consignment --; flu vaccine pre-booking --; vaccine ordering --; and purchasing/reward programs -- and round out a family of solutions tailored to the needs of the healthcare community at large.

BDI Pharma's portfolio includes branded and generic specialty pharmaceuticals, chemotherapy products, vaccines, albumin, IVIG, coagulation factors, high-titer or "hyper" immune globulins, and other specialty injectables. BDI Pharma is recognized as an "ADR," or Authorized Distributor of Record, for all of the manufacturers it represents.

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