Bound Tree Medical Announces Acquisition of Blue Ridge Medical, Inc.
Acquisition extends offering of pharmaceuticals to the pre-hospital marketplace
Dublin, OH – Bound Tree Medical, the nation’s leading provider of emergency medical supplies and equipment to the pre-hospital market, today announced the acquisition of Blue Ridge Medical, a national supplier of pharmaceuticals and related products to the emergency medical community. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Blue Ridge Medical, a privately-held, Nashville-based organization, is a strategic addition to Bound Tree’s growing pharmaceutical sales efforts. The acquisition brings together two of the industry’s leading pharmaceutical distributors and accelerates Bound Tree’s strategic initiative to provide pre-hospital customers with leading-edge pharmaceuticals, supplies and equipment.
Bound Tree will build upon the loyal customer following from Blue Ridge by expanding the sales and service presence utilizing Bound Tree’s team of over 60 Account Managers located throughout the United States. Additionally, Bound Tree will significantly increase customer serviceability levels by providing quicker shipments from distribution centers located nationwide.
“This is an exciting addition to our company, and we look forward to providing Blue Ridge customers with an expanded product offering and personalized service,” said Lindy Joseph, President of Bound Tree Medical. “We believe that both companies share many values – especially a focus on the needs of end users. We are eager to provide a rapid, seamless transition and build upon our mission of delivering exceptional service to our customers.”
“Blue Ridge Medical’s successful niche in pharmaceutical product sales and excellent customer relationships make it the ideal match for Bound Tree,” shared Andrew Love, Vice President of Marketing and Vendor Relations at Bound Tree. “The addition of Blue Ridge provides Bound Tree with a host of new pharmaceutical products and growth opportunities. The acquisition also provides additional leverage to deliver a broad range of pharmaceuticals with enhanced product availability to customers nationwide. Bound Tree will continue to scale up its offering of pharmaceuticals critical to the pre-hospital caregiver.”
Bound Tree has already begun executing the planned integration of the two companies’ operations, systems and customer care organizations to help ensure a smooth transition for Blue Ridge customers.
About Bound Tree Medical:
Bound Tree Medical, a Sarnova business based in Dublin, OH, is a specialty distributor of emergency medical equipment, pharmaceuticals and supplies to the pre-hospital marketplace. The company markets in excess of 20,000 products through a national sales force to EMS providers, fire departments, hospitals, colleges and universities throughout the United States and Europe. The company has facilities in New Hampshire, Ohio, Mississippi, Wisconsin, Arizona, California and the United Kingdom.