par Barbara Kram
, Editor | October 12, 2005
London, U.K., September 14, 2005 Epoka Medic Mission of Pandrup, Denmark has earned the 2005 Entrepreneurial Company Award from global consultant Frost & Sullivan. The award is given to the small company (fewer than 300 employees) that demonstrates superior entrepreneurial ability in its industry. Epoka Medic Mission earned the prize for its highly respected work in the European refurbished medical imaging market.
Epoka Medic Mission specializes in the sales and purchase of second-user imaging systems such as CT, MRI, Ultrasound, x-ray, mammography, CR systems, laser cameras, and nuclear medicine. With the predicted increase in demand for high-end capital equipment worldwide the company is set to capitalize its services in these arenas. Hallmarks of success include the companys readiness to sell directly from inventory or hospital site, and a strong focus on good business ethics and reliability, and close relationships with its business partners.
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Lars Nielsen (l.) accepting the award
Supporting its efforts, Epoka Medic Mission has one of Europes largest warehouses, measuring about 3,000 square meters, and is known for its financial resources and top-flight personnel. The firm employs 12 people along with freelance technicians and logistics experts and plans to continue to grow.
In tandem with the anticipated rise in demand for second user MRI, CT and ultrasound, the company has ensured that it has all the systems ready for sale, said Frost & Sullivan Healthcare Analyst Srividya Badrinarayanan. It has recognized the potential of these second-hand systems and has made adequate arrangements to sell this equipment not only in Europe but elsewhere also. The company does business in more than 80 countries.
Co-founded in 1993 by CEO Lars Braun Nielsen
, Epoka Medic Mission has gained extensive knowledge of aftermarket factors.
Driven by its vision of providing safe and secure healthcare guided by functionality, flexibility and development potential, Epoka Medic Mission is well positioned to capitalize on business opportunities within the rapidly evolving European refurbished medical imaging market, Badrinarayanan said.
This Award signifies the company's identification of a unique and revolutionary product solution with significant market potential. Additionally, the company's marketing strategy is sound and poised for success, noted Theresa Hgenhaug, director of sales and marketing for EPOKA Medic Mission.
Epoka Medic Mission is also in good company. Some other recipients of Frost & Sullivan honors in the health industry include Siemens Medical Solutions, Philips Medical Systems, AstraZeneca, Barco, and Draeger Medical.
Visit Epoka Medic Mission's web site at www.epokamedic.com.