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New Distribution Agreements With MinXray And Agfa Corporation Strengthen Moore Medical's Position As A Full-Service Podiatric Supplier

10/19/2005 5:09:30 PM

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Moore Medical Corp. , a leading multi-channel specialty marketer and distributor of medical, surgical and pharmaceutical products to health care professionals in non-hospital settings, today announced it has obtained the rights to distribute the complete line of MinXray, Inc. podiatric X-ray products, including X-ray machines, and the entire line of Agfa podiatric X-ray film and processors, further strengthening its position as a full-service provider of podiatric X-ray equipment and accessories.

"The addition of the full line of products from MinXray, a leader in high frequency, portable X-ray equipment, and from Agfa, one of the most respected names in the imaging industry, allows Moore Medical to better serve its podiatric customers," said Tim Bidwell, Director of Podiatry and Orthopedic Business Unit for Moore Medical. "Moore Medical consistently looks for opportunities that fulfill the company's customer-driven product strategies."

About Moore Medical

Moore Medical is an Internet-enabled multi-channel marketer and distributor of medical, surgical and pharmaceutical products to approximately 100,000 health care practices and facilities in non-hospital settings nationwide, including physicians, emergency medical technicians, schools, correctional institutions, municipalities, occupational/industrial health doctors and nurses, and other specialty practice communities. Moore Medical also serves the medical/surgical supply needs of 30 customer community affiliates. The Company markets and serves its customers through direct mail, industry-specialized telephone support staff, field sales representatives, and the Internet. Its direct marketing and distribution business has been in operation for 55 years. More information about the Company can be found at

About MinXray, Inc.

For more than 35 years, MinXray, Inc., located in Northbrook, Illinois, has been a supplier of a wide range of portable x-ray equipment for a wide range of medical specialties including general, podiatric, veterinary and dental medicine. The company also manufactures x-ray equipment for military, security and industrial use.

About Agfa

The Agfa-Gevaert Group, headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium, is one of the world's leading imaging companies. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analogue and digital systems, intended mainly for the graphics industry, healthcare, non-destructive testing, micrographics, motion picture and photography markets.

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Contact: Moore Medical Corporation Tim Bidwell 860-826-3771 Susan Horn Rosica Strategic Public Relations 201-843-5600

Moore Medical

CONTACT: Tim Bidwell of Moore Medical Corporation, +1-860-826-3771,; or Susan Horn of Rosica Strategic Public Relations,+1-201-843-5600,

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