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Eckert & Ziegler takes over Brazilian Medical Transport Specialist – continues to expand presence in South America

Berlin, August 5, 2016. Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG, through its subsidiary Eckert & Ziegler Brasil Comercial Ltda. acquired BR-77 Comércio, Distribuidora e Transportes de Medicamentos Ltda. of Sao Jose do Rio Preto city, Sao Paulo, Brazil, effective August 1, 2016. The approximately 9 employees have been integrated into the newly named Eckert & Ziegler Brasil Logistica Ltda. BR-77 specializing in the transportation of Medical Isotopes used in the diagnosis of cancer or and other medical conditions.  It’s addition, strengthens and continues to build on Brasil Isotope Solutions existing medical transport business and sales reach.
“Eckert & Ziegler continues to expand its growth in Brazil both with organic growth as well as strategic acquisitions. This acquisition fits well into our growth strategy in South America, one of the world’s most dynamic healthcare markets. The expanded sales structures and logistics infrastructure will result in continued growth and promising new market opportunities.” said Frank Yeager, Head of the Isotope Products segment and a member of the Group Executive Committee of Eckert & Ziegler AG.

About Eckert & Ziegler
With approximately 660 employees, Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE0005659700) is one of the world’s largest providers of components based on isotope technology for radiation therapy and nuclear medicine.
Contributing to saving lives.

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Eckert & Ziegler AG
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Tel.: +49 (0) 30 / 94 10 84-138