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September 29, 2020

Eric H. Maillet

CSO – Chief Sales Officer

Dear Customers & Distributors

Summer is over and we are back to business. I hope that you had occasion to have a nice summer vacation despite the restrictions and other difficulties.

In the last months, our priority has been to improve and optimize our production. Therefore, I am proud to announce that we have eliminated our back orders and our on-time delivery % is now at an all-time high with 98%.

Furthermore I am pleased to announce that we as of the 1st of September have strengthen our sales team further with 2 new Area Managers in Copenhagen (Jacob Øhrgaard & Søren Rasmussen) and by the 15th of September with 1 overseas Area Manager based in USA (Fernando Lopez).

This will enable us to give an even better service and have a closer dialogue with you our partners. Our focus will be to develop our Diabetes & Suture business considerably in the years ahead and we aim to close many exiting new projects in the coming months.

Søren will focus mainly on Suture Product line while Jacob and Fernando will focus on our Diabetes Products, which respectively are made at our own CTI group factories in Central Europe.

You are welcome to contact the new team members on:

Jacob Øhrgaard: jac@vitrex.dk

Søren Rasmussen: ras@vitrex.dk

Fernando Lopez: fer@vitrex.dk

This fall we also look forward to introducing our new and upgraded packing design for our 3 main products from our Slovak Factory: Pen Needles, Insulin Syringes and Blood Collection Needles.

Vitrex is on the forefront with new solutions. Before the end of September, we will launch a Vitrex Surgical Mask.

During the present Covid-19 pandemic Vitrex Medical stock levels are under pressure and sometimes critical. Therefore, I recommend you to take the opportunity to speak to your Area Manager for you to coordinate, forecast and specially to place new orders in time so you are the one getting priority.

Please find the New Vitrex Insight, with the latest news and updates from us.

We look forward to hearing from you and maybe see you virtually soon again.

Medoject Fine® Insulin Pen Needles

Vitrex is increasing the focus on our Diabetes Product Range and investing in highly qualified professionals, continuous product improvement at our Central European factory and establishing a large stock to decrease the delivery times and improve our logistic performance.

An important part of this product improvement is our brand new Pen Needle, which now is available on stock:

33G-4mm needle

Furthermore, we are proud to offer you the new & improved versions of:

31G-6mm Extra Thin Walled Pen Needle

32G-4mm Ultra Thin Walled Pen Needle

We have built up our stock of the Medoject Fine® Pen Needles to service our customers in Europe and the rest of the World with immediate deliveries of the following References (see table):​

CHPN2910 = 29G-10mm CHPN3206 = 32G-6mm
CHPN3008 = 30G-8mm CHPN3205 =32G-5mm
CHPN3108 = 31G-8mm CHPN3105 = 31G-5mm
CHPN3006 = 30G-6mm CHPN3104 = 31G-4mm
CHPN3106 = 31G-6mm CHPN3204 = 32G-4mm

 

Today we have +40.000.000 pcs. in stock, ranging from 10.000 pcs to +5.000.000 pcs for the high running references.

Our European product, High Quality system, short lead times and flexible logistics make this product especially attractive and give you as our partner / distributor a competitive advantage which is the base of a solid partnership. In other words you simply get High Quality at a fair price.

For our overseas customer I am pleased to inform that by October we will have completed our FDA registration (510K) that will allow us to supply these products to USA and other interesting markets.

Ask your Area Manager for more information on Medoject fine® Pen Needles. Let us know how we can help you out.  We aim to assist you more and better than ever before.

Vitrex Medical Face Masks

Ref: V81308 (Type 2R)

Are you prepared and covered for the present Second wave of Covid-19???
Vitrex can help and is pleased to present our own Vitrex Facemasks, 50 pcs pr. Box, 2.500 per Carton and 60.000 per pallet. They have CE marking and are Type IIR. We have high production capacity and short delivery times via our Turkish partner.

Below you find the product highlights & specifications:

  • Reduce your risk of infection with our sanitary masks.
  • CE marked and approved according to EN14683: 2019 + AC: 2019
  • Type IIR are medical sanitary masks, which have the highest classification in sanitary masks.
  • With a documented bacterial filtration effect of ≥ 98%, this mouthpiece is a safe choice if you want to reduce the risk of infection.
  • In addition to high filtration ability, Type IIR mouthpieces are also equipped with an extra layer which protects against saliva particles and other liquids.
  • Our Type IIR mouthguard provides the highest protection against viruses, including Covid-19.
  • Our mouth band is equipped with soft ear elastics and a nose clip that ensures a good fit.
  • They have a low respiratory resistance, which makes them comfortable to wear for a long time.

We also have other products related to COVID-19, Alcohol swabs and Rapid Test for Corona virus detection.

Let us know how we can help you and we look forward to hearing from you.

Mette Thorup

Key Manager &
Product Manager

E-mail: mt@vitrex.dk
Phone: +45 2818 8148

Exhibitions

EASD 2020 – Diabetes Congress

Due to the worlds’ circumstances with COVID-19 pandemic the EASD congress was made into a virtual congress with virtual exhibition halls and avatars, virtual meetings and virtual lectures. From the 21st-25th of September we attended this new experience of being an exhibitor at a virtual congress. We had a company profile with information about our diabetes range and it was possible to contact us directly with any kind of request. We Had a great experience and were happy to show our product range for the attendees.

Medica 2020

Despite the circumstances we chose to have a booth for Medica 2020 to meet with new and current customers and partners attending. However, Medica recently announced, that they have cancelled the physical exhibition and they will instead have it virtually. We will therefore attend as an exhibitor in a virtual aspect to present some of our newly added products and have virtual meetings with our customers. We hope, that you will come by our company page and see our news and feel free to book a virtual meeting with your area sales manager from Vitrex during Medica or at any other time.

This issue’s portrait

Jacob Øhrgaard started as Area Sales Manager in Vitrex Medical in September 2020 and have taken on the responsibility of growing business with partners in UK/Ireland, US/Canada, Japan, Australia/New Zealand, and several of the Eastern European markets including Russia. Jacob has a M.Sc. Econ. & Business Admin. and comes with more than 20 years of International Sales and Marketing experience within the medical device business including experience working for Coloplast A/S.

Jacob will work closely with existing and new partners in order to further promote and grow sales with a specific focus on Vitrex’s Diabetes Care product assortment.

Jacob is married, has three grown up children whom all have left the Nest and are excitedly awaiting to become grandfather for the first-time during springtime in 2021.

Jacob Øhrgaard

Area Sales Manager