Moria S.A. Acquires The Line Of Single Use Instruments From Fulcrum (Medical Devices) Ltd. 
10/19/2005 5:09:03 PM

ANTONY, France & DOYLESTOWN, Pa. & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 29, 2005--MORIA announced today the acquisition of the full line of single use instruments from FULCRUM (MEDICAL DEVICES) Ltd., which are currently sold under the umbrella trademark "ONE". The acquisition concerns all fixed assets, patents, trademarks, and inventories related to the ONE product line. The ONE product range includes forceps, scissors, manipulators, and specula for ophthalmic surgery and feature a unique, innovative, ergonomic design, including plastic handles and titanium tips of the finest quality. Disposable instruments are gaining in popularity, and correspond to a strong market demand for increased safety and better patient turnaround. Requiring lower capital investment and eliminating the need for cleaning, autoclaving, and repairs, single use instruments are a more attractive financial model than reusable products.