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3M Health Care is committed to providing the health care community with innovative solutions, leveraging 3M diversified technologies to help improve the quality of life. No matter what your role is, in helping to prevent healthcare-associated infections in your facilities – from Sterile Processing, to the OR, to Infection Prevention, to ICU or Administration – 3M has innovative solutions designed to help you do your job better.

In the area of infection prevention, a continuous focus on education is critical for success. 3M Health Care has long been respected for the breadth and depth of its investment in education. You can depend on our dedicated experts, with their knowledge of technology, product application and best clinical practice, to support you with practical advice that addresses your everyday challenges.


Over a decade ago, Cepheid set the standard for innovation in automated molecular diagnostics — and we’ve never looked back. Today, even with the largest installed base of any molecular platform, Cepheid is constantly innovating and evolving its capabilities. The GeneXpert® System has been heralded as game-changing by healthcare leaders across the globe — enabling institutions of any size, from small medical clinics to high-volume reference laboratories and hospitals, to access the speed and accuracy of molecular diagnostics. Cepheid’s growing Xpert® test menu spans multiple clinical applications including healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology.


Ecolab Healthcare helps thousands of hospitals and healthcare facilities to mitigate the risks associated with HAIs through programmatic solutions bringing together cutting-edge technology, real-time information, combining innovative solutions, service, training, and process support to deliver cleaner, safer hospital environments for both patients and healthcare workers.

We offer a comprehensive range of products and solutions for environmental hygiene, instrument reprocessing, hand hygiene, patients drapes as well as device-specific equipment drapes that minimize disease transmission and provide effective barrier protection.

Thanks to our Soluscope range we also provide total endoscope reprocessing solutions and storage solutions that enable automation, real-time visibility, and quick access to information, simplifying the management of endoscopes and ensuring availability.

Laboratoires Anios, Dentasept, Unident, Microtek, and Soluscope are all brands under ECOLAB Healthcare.


At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products, including innovative medicines and vaccines. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.

Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, we have worked to make a difference for all who rely on us.

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. The company develops innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for health care providers. BD and its 70,000 employees have a passion and commitment to help improve patient outcomes, improve the safety and efficiency of clinicians’ care delivery process, enable laboratory scientists to accurately detect disease and advance researchers’ capabilities to develop the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.


A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. Our entrepreneurial adventure, begun over a century ago, is driven by an unrelenting commitment to improve public health worldwide. Since 1963, we’ve been paving the way in the field of in vitro diagnostics and have contributed greatly to improving public health and making the world a healthier place. The solutions that our teams imagine, develop and manufacture are key to enable healthcare professionals and industry players to make confident decisions to improve patient outcome and ensure consumer safety.

BioFire is the leader in syndromic infectious disease testing. With more than 25 years of molecular experience and as bioMérieux’s Global Center of Excellence for Molecular Diagnostics, BioFire sets the standard for molecular diagnostics through its pioneering advances in syndromic infectious disease testing.



Borer Chemie AG is a leading manufacturer in the field of state-of-the-art cleaning and disinfection solutions. The company develops, produces and markets globally renowned products for professional applications in hospital hygiene, industry and in the life sciences sector under the deconex® and decosept® brands. The company’s own R&D center develops and tests cleaning products and processes for medical institutions, manufacturers of precision parts, analytical laboratories and drug manufacturers. Borer Chemie’s portfolio features innovation, effectiveness, safety, “Swiss Made” quality and excellent value for money. Borer Chemie AG is certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. With the support of its two subsidiaries in China and Germany, Borer Chemie AG markets its products and services directly or via national representatives in over 67 countries worldwide.



Maximize patient safety and improve workflow efficiency with ICU Medical’s full line of industry-leading IV pumps, safety software, solutions, needlefree IV connectors, sets, and other infusion technologies, providing you unmatched innovation, quality, and value.



When it comes to washer-disinfectors, MEIKO offers all-round solutions that tick all the boxes. Human excreta such as urine, faeces, sputum and vomit contain copious quantities of infectious material – yet many people fail to take into account the risks involved in disposing of them. Fortunately, MEIKO is on hand to get care utensils reliably and hygienically clean. The company’s cleaning and disinfection appliances meet the recommendations issued by the Commission for Hospital Hygiene and Infectious Disease Prevention (KRINKO) at the Robert Koch Institute and the German Society of Hospital Hygiene (DGKH), as well as many other international standards. Breathing apparatus equipment for fire services and factories must also comply with the hygiene requirements of the German Safety and Health at Work Act.


Nipro Corporation was established in 1954 and a world-leader in healthcare with over 35,000 employees around the globe. Nipro has expanded the scope of its business from glass materials to medical devices and pharmaceutical products in pursuit of technological innovation. In addition to Nipro branded products, we also provide OEM capabilities – designing and producing custom and private label products for some of the largest healthcare brands in the world. Working closely with healthcare professionals, our global teams are working towards our mission – delivering products that will enhance and improve the lives of people with chronic diseases.


We Protect Lives Worldwide

For over 130 years, our company philosophy has been centered around one concept: hygiene. Our products and services protect people and materials against infections and contamination. In doing so, we have learnt that the prevention of infections is considerably easier than fighting them. As one of the market leaders in infection prevention, schülke offers solutions in the form of a harmonised product portfolio with numerous applications, ensuring its product quality and efficacy to combat the various challenges in the market.


A comprehensive offering for healthcare providers worldwide, focused on sterile processing departments and procedural centers, such as operating rooms, endoscopy suites, and renal dialysis centers. Our products and services range from infection prevention consumables and capital equipment, as well as services to maintain that equipment; to the repair of re-usable procedural instruments; to outsourced instrument reprocessing services. In addition, our procedural solutions also include single-use devices and capital equipment infrastructure used primarily in operating rooms, ambulatory surgery centers, endoscopy suites, and other procedural areas.


Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.