Integrated Contract Manufacturing & Development of Medical Devices, Instruments & Disposables
|Medivative Selected to Manufacture Heartworm Testing Equipment for Leading Animal Health Diagnostics Lab|
|Thursday, 30 July 2009 10:41|
INDIANAPOLIS -- July 30, 2009 -- Medivative Technologies has signed a multi-year agreement with Antech Diagnostics to manufacture clinical testing equipment to diagnose heartworm and other animal diseases.
Antech Diagnostics is the industry leader in animal health diagnostic systems, offering daily service to over 15,000 animal hospitals, zoos and government agencies worldwide.
The precise blood sampling and reading equipment being manufactured by Medivative uses the latest technology to accurately identify antigens and antibodies in blood and serum.
"Many people consider their pets members of the family, and it's important to be able to keep them healthy," said Bryan Bowman, president of Medivative Technologies. "We are proud to play a role in producing accurate testing equipment to help animals live longer, healthier lives."
With a mission to help veterinarians practice better medicine more effectively, the Antech R&D team prides itself on providing the best diagnostics available. VCA Antech boasts its own network of more than 450 animal hospitals, including more than 30 specialty hospitals and 40 reference laboratories for optimal care.
About Medivative Technologies, LLC
Medivative Technologies, LLC, was established in 2002 as a contract manufacturer for the life sciences industry, providing manufacturing and engineering services that span the product life cycle from technology development to product closeout, under its ISO-13485 quality systems. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aircom Manufacturing, Inc., our company draws upon Aircom's 45 years of experience in metal fabrication, injection molding, tooling, electro-mechanical manufacturing, assembly, testing, calibration and packaging. Aircom's core capabilities provide Medivative with the advantage of operating at a low-overhead facility while using GMP-compliant processes and approaches to medical device manufacturing.
About Antech Diagnostics
Antech Diagnostics is the largest veterinary diagnostic laboratory dedicated to providing veterinarians the finest in laboratory medicine. Antech provides high quality diagnostic testing, the latest in medical research and consultations, and educational opportunities for animal health care professionals throughout the country, and in Canada. Founded in 1987, Antech Diagnostics is a division of VCA Antech, Inc. (NASDAQ symbol: WOOF). VCA Antech also owns, operates and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary-exclusive clinical laboratories in the country, employing approximately 12,000 professionals throughout North America. For more information, visit www.antechdiagnostics.com.