102011Feb

Colorado Manufacturer Certol International Awarded Contract with the Premier Healthcare Alliance


Colorado Manufacturer Certol International Awarded Contract with the Premier Healthcare Alliance
COMMERCE CITY, CO (February 9, 2011) Disinfectant manufacturer Certol International, LLC announced today that Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, the group purchasing unit of one of the nation’s largest healthcare alliances, awarded the Colorado based company a contract for their line of high level disinfectants.
The award, which goes into effect on May 1, 2011, and runs through April 30, 2014, includes both ProSpray and Omni II branded intermediate level surface disinfectants used in medical and dental facilities. The award gives more than 2,400 hospitals and 72,000 other healthcare sites around the country that are members of Premier access to specially negotiated terms with Certol.
“This is a huge opportunity for a small company from Commerce City, Colorado,” stated Ed Cassinis, President of Certol. “Earning even a small portion of Premier business could mean a substantial increase in sales to our company. A big part of our focus in the months to come will include formulating a winning strategy to ensure our partnership with Premier is a mutual success.”
Certol’s line of water based surface disinfectants carries both the ProSpray and Omni II brand names and comes in a variety of formats, including ready-to-use, wipes and a concentrated solution. Low toxicity to humans and compatibility with a wide range of surfaces and equipment make the Certol line of disinfectants an attractive choice for facilities with a wide range of needs. For more information on the line of products offered by Certol, visit www.Certol.com.
About the Premier Inc., Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,400 U.S. hospitals and 72,000-plus other healthcare sites using the power of collaboration to lead the transformation to high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers, Premier maintains the nation’s most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington.
About Certol International, LLC
Certol International, LLC is based in Commerce City, Colorado. Founded in 1979, the company strives to produce innovative, cost-effective solutions to the complicated infection control challenges of the 21st century. Certol International works with distributors to supply its products throughout the nation and, increasingly, throughout the world.