Baxa Selected One of 50 ‘Companies to Watch’ in the Medical Device Industry

July 14, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Englewood, Colo. – Baxa Corporation, a Colorado manufacturer of medical devices for health-system pharmacies, was selected as one of ’50 Companies to Watch’ by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry in its review of the medical device industry. Nominations for the recognition were solicited from MD&DI readers, its Editorial Advisory Board and Reader Board, and industry observers. The magazine chose companies with formidable track records or the potential for success, and technology breakthroughs or transformations of standards of care that its editors feel are worth monitoring. This is the first year that Baxa has won this designation.

Regarding the selection, Baxa Chairman and CEO Greg Baldwin notes, “We have a solid record of industry ‘firsts’ over our 31 years and continue to make improvements in pharmacy processes and patient safety that address customer needs.” That dedication to customer-based innovation has resulted in greater than 20% growth annually for the privately held Baxa Corporation. Its unique focus on fluid handling and pharmacy operations make Baxa the leader in its market niche and a company to watch for product innovation that results in patient benefits.

The MD&DI list celebrates the benefits that these 50 companies provide through life-saving technology and its influence on healthcare and best practice. Including small, medium and large companies from all different sectors of healthcare, the complete list is published in the June 2006 issue. Individual winner profiles can be viewed at

Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative, solution-based technologies for fluid handling and delivery. Its systems and devices promote the safe and efficient preparation, handling, packaging, and administration of fluid medications. Key products include Rapid-Fill™ ?Automated Syringe Fillers, Exacta-Med® Oral Dispensers, MicroFuse® Syringe Infusers, Repeater™ ?Pharmacy Pumps, and Exacta-Mix™ ?and MicroMacro™ ?Automated Compounders; used worldwide in hospitals and healthcare facilities.

About Baxa Corporation
Privately held, Baxa Corporation has subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada and the United Kingdom; sales infrastructure in Denmark and Germany; and distribution partners worldwide. Further information is available at

About MD&DI
Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry is a monthly magazine written exclusively for original equipment manufacturers of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic products. The magazine’s goal is to help industry professionals develop, design, and manufacture medical products that comply with complex and demanding regulations and market requirements. Further information is available at



Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing
Baxa Corporation 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157

Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR
Absolutely Public Relations 303.984.9801 or 303.669.3558