BOERNE, TX – October 17, 2011 – Stanbio Laboratory – a leader in medical testing
and diagnostic devices – will showcase its portfolio of products from November 16th through November 19th
at the MEDICA 2011 World Forum for Medicine International Trade Fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Stanbio Laboratory display will be in Hall 2 Stand D06.
“This year’s MEDICA will be more dynamic than ever and extra special for us,” said
William R. Pippin, Stanbio Laboratory President. “In June of this year, Stanbio
Laboratory became part of the EKF Diagnostics Group – a family of international
companies focused on the rapidly developing near-patient care and diabetes management
markets. With this historic change, the worldwide presence of Stanbio has taken a huge
leap forward,” Pippin added.
Visitors to this year’s MEDICA are encouraged to stop by the Stanbio Laboratory display
to learn more about the company’s new distribution partners, innovative products and
technologies. “Stanbio Laboratory is now supported by an even deeper management team
of extraordinarily experienced and talented individuals,” Pippin said. “Our parent
company, EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc, is publically traded on the London Stock
Exchange and is providing the foundation for our tremendous growth opportunities
globally,” Pippin said.
MEDICA is a hub of medical trade and a worldwide center of attraction for all those
involved in the health care industry. Around 138,000 visitors from well over 100
countries are expected to again obtain information on all the current and future trends in
in-patient and out-patient care at this annual event.
MEDICA regularly features around 4,400 exhibitors from around the world displaying
their OEM products and services over an exhibit area consisting of 19 halls and spanning
nearly 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space. Stanbio Laboratory will be one of an
expected 450+ exhibitors from the United States, Canada and North America.
Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Boerne, Texas, Stanbio Laboratory manufactures and
markets medical testing and diagnostic devices including clinical chemistry, pregnancy, strep A, serology,
urinalysis, and point-of-care hemoglobin tests. Stanbio Laboratory’s Quality System is ISO 13485
registered and its facility operates under USFDA current GMP requirements. Stanbio also offers OEM and
private labeling capabilities and distributes products in over 125 countries worldwide. This year the
company celebrates its 51st year in business. To find out more about Stanbio, review its news, or learn more
about its products, visit www.stanbio.com.
EKF Diagnostics Holdings plc is a worldwide manufacturer of near-patient care equipment for the
measurement of glucose, lactate, hemoglobin, hematocrit and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c). It offers its
products to the professional clinical and research laboratories, doctors’ offices, sports clinics, and athletic
testing sites. The company is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.