News | June 29, 2008

B. Braun Wins Several Best in Class Awards

June 30, 2008 – B. Braun Medical Inc., a global leader in innovative healthcare products and services, announced today that it is a recipient of three 2008 GHX Best in Class Awards,, which honor manufacturers that have significant market share positions and/or growth for distributed products through the end of 2007.

B. Braun was recognized for achieving the top share position in the hospital market and for the highest year-over-year market share growth in both the parenteral and solutions/nutrition product categories.

B. Braun was among five medical/surgical manufacturers in five market segments recognized by GHX. The market segments covered by GHX Market Intelligence include: hospital, physician office, long term care, home health care and treatment centers. Winners were determined using GHX Market Intelligence reports that analyze national distributed sales transaction data in 2007.

With information provided by 23 of the nation’s leading distributors, GHX Market Intelligence tracks and reports on more than $30 billion of distributed sales for medical/surgical and clinical laboratory supplies and devices. It breaks information down by geographically relevant and competitive market share, size and average selling price reporting down to the three-digit zip code level.

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