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DXE Medical Acquires FASTEX AED to Distribute AEDs Nationwide

 

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DUBLIN, Ohio, December 1, 2016 – DXE Medical, Inc., a Sarnova company specializing in sales and service of cardiac care products, has acquired First Aid and Safety of Texas, Inc. (FASTEX AED). The acquisition enables DXE to expand its offering of cardiac care products, service and training through a dedicated field sales force, as well as through its online channels.

DXE distributes new and recertified defibrillators, monitors, AEDs and services to care providers. FASTEX AED specializes in AED sales, AED program management and CPR training. “This pairing positions DXE for strategic long-term growth by expanding our sales force to sell AEDs to a broader customer base, specifically in the public access and alternate care channels,” said Jeff Prestel, president and CEO, Sarnova.

Michael Riggs, EMT-paramedic and veteran, who has worked in the AED industry for more than 25 years, will lead the new field-based sales organization. “Because we are on a mission to increase access to defibrillators everywhere in order to save lives, we are joining forces with DXE Medical. We have the utmost confidence in DXE because they, like FASTEX AED, are dedicated to helping our customers save lives every day,” said Riggs.

“Customers will benefit from DXE’s expanded suite of products and services through this acquisition,” said DXE’s General Manger Reuben Dickenson. “Our sales force will provide a full assortment of products, services and cardiac event product recertification.”
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Frequently Asked Questions – FASTEX AED Acquisition

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Q: When did DXE Medical, Inc. acquire First Aid and Safety of Texas, Inc. (FASTEX AED)?
A: December 1, 2016

Q: How does this acquisition change the way I order my AEDs and supplies?
A: The supplies you are accustomed to ordering from FASTEX AED will not change; however, the location and name of company you order them from will now be DXE Medical. Michael Riggs will continue to be your primary contact for AEDs, supplies and accessories and DXE Medical’s customer service team will be an additional resource to answer any other questions you may have. 

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