Bloomington, Indiana (October 21, 2013) – Eight Medical Corporation, a medical device distributor, has chosen to relocate their U.S. offices to Bloomington, Indiana. Quality of life, a positive business climate and access to industry resources were key players in the decision by Eight Medical, which was originally located in St. Paul, Minnesota.

“These are the stories we like to hear,” said Ron Walker, President of the BEDC.  “A company chose Bloomington because of a diverse medical device cluster from which to gain resources and knowledge to foster further success for the company,” explained Walker.

Eight Medical sells and distributes a product called the Recirculator 8.0, a compact, portable control console used for hyperthermic lavage of the peritoneal and thoracic cavities. The company currently employs two full time staff in Bloomington, with plans to grow and hire more in the future.

“Eight Medical is excited to be located in Bloomington. Our new office brings us closer to customers and to the specialized medical device resources required to grow our business,” stated Chuck Russo, Chief Operating Officer of Eight Medical Corporation.

About Eight Medical Corporation

Eight Medical Corporation is a privately-held medical device company located in Bloomington, Indiana. Eight Medical’s leading technology, the Recirculator 8.0, is an FDA-cleared and CE-approved medical device designed and manufactured for Intraperitoneal Hyperthermia (IPH) and Intrathoracic Hyperthermia (ITH). Surgeons in major centers in the U.S. and Europe use this new technology to simply, efficiently and reliably direct a heated sterile solution through the lower abdomen or thoracic cavity, in conjunction with cytoreductive surgery for patient treatment. For more information, visit www.eightmedical.com

About BEDC

The BEDC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the retention, development and attraction of quality jobs in Monroe County.  The BEDC is led by a partnership of private industry leaders, the City of Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College–Bloomington.  For more information, visit comparebloomington.us.

Media Contacts

Chuck Russo (Eight Medical Corporation) – 812.822.0404 – or russo.chuck@eightmedical.com

Ron Walker (BEDC) – 812-335-7346 or rwalker@comparebloomington.us

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