14 Aug 2013, BioSpectrum Bureau , BioSpectrum
Singapore: US-based Precision Spine has signed a long-term exclusive distribution agreement with Mizuho Ikakogyo. Mizuho is a major Japanese manufacturer and distributor of operating room equipment, which includes devices for orthopedic surgery, neurological surgery and general surgery. Partnering with Mizuho represents a significant step in Precision Spine achieving its objective of building a global network of highly experienced and established independent distributors.
"I'm honored to have Mizuho as a partner," said Mr James Pastena, CEO of Precision Spine. "I look forward to being able to provide Precision Spine's high quality spinal implant technology on a global scale and this is a great start toward accomplishing that goal," he added.
Precision Spine was seeking international distribution partners with a firm understanding of the local spinal implant market and established relationships with orthopedic and neurosurgeons who perform spine surgery. Precision Spine also seeking partners with the financial resources to invest in developing a spine business and share Precision Spine's vision for the future. Mizuho meet all of these requirements and looks forward to achieving major success in Japan with the Precision Spine product line, the company said.
Precision Spine offers a complete cervical and thoracolumbar product line comprised of all of the key spinal implant products.