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Somnetics International, Inc. Receives CE Mark for Transcend Heated Humidifier for Sleep Apnea



6/6/2013 8:27:41 AM

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Somnetics International, Inc. Receives CE Mark for Transcend® Heated Humidifier™ for Sleep Apnea Therapy

Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 -- Somnetics International, Inc., the Minneapolis-based maker of Transcend® Sleep Apnea Therapy System™, announced that it received CE Mark for the Transcend Heated Humidifier™ for Transcend sleep apnea therapy products. The new Transcend Heated Humidifier is a water-based humidifier unit that fully integrates with the Transcend CPAP system to provide warm, moist air comfort during therapy and provides relief to those who suffer from congestion or dryness.

Clarence Johnson, CEO and president of Somnetics International, Inc., said, “The Transcend Sleep Apnea Therapy System and Transcend Heated Humidifier is the most innovative and portable primary therapy system for use at home and on the road.”

Rischeh Kumarasinghe, senior vice president of International for Somnetics said, “The new Transcend Heated Humidifier and the recent launch of Transcend® Auto™ and Transcend® EZEX™ CPAP units positions Transcend as the smallest, most innovative and portable primary therapy system on the market. Dealers who carry the complete Transcend system will have a significant competitive advantage for users who are seeking a smaller, portable system for home and travel.”

Somnetics International, Inc. sells its products through an established network of distributors and direct sales representatives serving markets across the U.S. and in key markets around the world. For information about Transcend, visit http://www.mytranscend.com or call 877-621-9626. For dealers outside the U.S., contact Rischeh Kumarasinghe at rkumarasinghe(at)somnetics(dot)com.

About Somnetics International, Inc.

Somnetics International, Inc. is a privately-held medical device company based in Minneapolis, Minn. It is an emerging leader in customer-driven design, development and production of respiratory medical devices to treat sleep apnea and related issues. Somnetics’ mission is focused on integrating technology, customer input and employee creativity to provide innovative, high quality products that improve quality of life for people with respiratory disorders. Transcend received the Innovation Award at Medtrade in October 2011 and the 2012 Best Practices Award for Product Differentiation in the Sleep Disordered Breathing market from Frost & Sullivan. Somnetics received FDA market clearance for the Transcend CPAP machine in July 2010. Transcend and associated technology is protected by several issued and pending US and foreign patents.

Media Contact: Kathleen Crandall 612/327-6336 (kathleen(at)crandallcommunications(dot)com).



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