MedPro Safety Products, Inc., a leading developer of transformational technologies that enable safer medication delivery and blood collection, and its product partner Greiner Bio-One GmbH were excited to announce this morning the market release of the VACUETTE® PREMIUM Safety Needle System Tube-Touch. This patented technology enables the safety of a blood sample collection product with a truly passive needlestick prevention feature. Manufactured by Greiner Bio-One in their new state of the art facility in Upper Austria, the first production units are now available for purchase in the U.S.

“The launch of the VACUETTE® PREMIUM Safety Needle System Tube-Touch product provides a safer alternative during blood collection to healthcare workers. MedPro is pleased to provide this technology in partnership with our premier customer, Greiner Bio-One, as we continue to pursue our mission to protect healthcare workers through innovative passive sharps safety design,” commented Walter Weller, President of MedPro.

“The release of this product propels us towards fulfilling our strategic goal of bringing innovative safety design to the market,” Weller continued. “We are pleased that one of the most respected manufacturing and distribution partners in the global pre-analytics marketplace will help make our technology accessible to the medical professional community. The market release of the Tube-Touch system is the first of six products in various stages of development at MedPro that utilize our patented and truly passive product design and automatic safety functionality. This significant corporate milestone also advances our continuing goal of increasing value for our shareholders.”

“Greiner Bio-One introduced the first plastic evacuated blood collection tube on the market to provide phlebotomist, nurse and laboratory professionals a new level of safety and product effectiveness that would help to eliminate the use of dangerous glass tubes,” added Franz Konrad CEO of Greiner Bio-One. “We continue to provide a high level of service to the medical professional community in the products we bring to customers. We are thrilled to announce the addition of the VACUETTE® PREMIUM Safety Needle System Tube-Touch to the current Greiner Bio-One product line.”