FAIRFIELD, Conn., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AtmosAir Solutions, which markets and installs Green, clean indoor air devices for homes and businesses, today announced that it has selected Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to dental, medical and animal health office-based practitioners, as distributor of AtmosAir Solutions indoor air purification products to customers in the medical industry.
AtmosAir Solutions, based in Fairfield, CT. markets and installs Green, clean indoor air bi-polar ionization systems designed to help eliminate the spread of airborne viruses, and reduce airborne particles and germs that can be found in heating and air conditioning systems in health care offices and aid in enhancing protection against influenza, mold, bacteria, allergies and germs.
AtmosAir clean indoor air devices are particularly effective in preventing infections and MRSA, a major cause of illness and death in hospitals. According to research conducted by Pennsylvania State University and others, bi-polar ionization attacks MRSA and other airborne bacteria, affecting its reproductive ability and its ability to infect, thereby reducing its transmission.
"Henry Schein is a global leader in delivering high quality products and services to health care practitioners," said Steve Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer of AtmosAir Solutions. "The company's role as trusted advisors to its customers makes them uniquely positioned to offer AtmosAir's world-class technology as an indoor air quality solution."
AtmosAir currently has over 4,000 business and residential customers, including the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and South Oaks Hospital in Amityville, New York.
About AtmosAir Solutions
AtmosAir Solutions provides bi-polar ionization air purification products that significantly reduce mold, dust, odors and control bacteria and the spread of airborne viruses, particles and germs that get past normal ventilation and filtration systems. The company's technology involves an all-natural process and produces no harmful by-products such as ozone or ultraviolet light, commonly found in many other products. Albert Einstein pioneered the AtmosAir technology.
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC) is the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs nearly 15,000 Team Schein Members and serves approximately 775,000 customers.
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 90,000 national and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 100,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 25 countries. The Company's sales reached a record $8.5 billion in 2011, and have grown at a compound annual rate of 18% since becoming a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.
SOURCE AtmosAir Solutions