Home » About Us » News

Divisional News Details

CAN-med Healthcare has been selected the Canadian distributor of leading Sterilwave technology

18-Dec-2012

CAN-med Healthcare, a Canadian value-added distributor of medical/surgical, health imaging, dental and mobility products, has been named by Bertin Technologies, a developer and supplier of highly technological equipment, as the exclusive reseller of the Sterilwave 440 waste management system.

The Sterilwave is a revolutionary machine which sterilizes bio-hazardous waste in an environmentally safe and conscious manner. The result is ordinary solid waste that no longer poses a threat to humans or the environment. This fully automated system provides a greatly reduced risk of exposure to bio-hazardous material for hospital staff as it requires no intermediate handling. The breakdown of materials is environmentally friendly with no liquid effluent or hazardous emission.

This product was designed for placement in hospitals and clinics where bio-hazardous waste requires treatment. It reduces costs within the medical facility by eliminating the need for special transport of dangerous materials. The by-product of this process is harmless solid waste which can be disposed of by traditional methods. The Sterilwave reduces waste volume and weight for easy and cost effective removal.

“We are excited to bring this innovative product and all of its environmental benefits to the Canadian healthcare market” said Jim Ritcey, National Director of Sales & Marketing, Medical/Surgical Division, CAN-med Healthcare. “We believe this technology will change the landscape of bio-hazardous waste management within hospitals and increase safety, efficiency and environmental awareness.”

“The partnership between Bertin and CAN-med Healthcare is a perfect fit,” said Boguslaw Lorecki, Manager, Bertin Technologies. “Both companies are pushing the boundaries of innovative healthcare products offered. We believe CAN-med Healthcare, with their strong distribution channel, will ensure Sterilwave is a success in Canada and open the door for a new type of biomedical waste management.”

For more information on Bertin Technologies visit http://www.bertin.fr/en/index.aspx.  To order, and for more information on CAN-med Healthcare, visit www.canmedhealthcare.com or contact 1 (800) 565-7553.

About CAN-med Healthcare

CAN-med Healthcare, a division of IMP Group Ltd., is a Canadian value-added distributor of medical/surgical, health imaging, dental and mobility products. Headquartered in Bedford, Nova Scotia, and established over 37 years ago, CAN-med Healthcare has nine locations throughout Canada to service local healthcare providers. CAN-med Healthcare provides a full range of innovative products from consumables to the exclusive distribution of cutting edge medical equipment to Canadian healthcare professionals. CAN-med Healthcare’s customers benefit from a one-stop-shop experience and the ability to enhance their level of care. For further information about CAN-med Healthcare, please visit www.canmedhealthcare.com or call 1 (800) 565-7553.

About Bertin Technologies

Since its foundation in 1956, Bertin has been at the forefront of innovation, one of the leading players in the field of industrial modernization, offering a unique combination of expertise and the development and supply of equipment of a highly technological nature.

Each and every day, our engineers and experts deploy their multi-disciplinary know-how in order to serve our clients and customers working in the sectors of Energy, Environment, Life Sciences, Defence, Aerospace, Industry and Services.