LAKE MARY, Fla. (Oct. 24)—Surgical and examination glove maker BarrierMed Inc. will open a European office in London in December and offices in Toronto in early 2002. The Lake Mary-based firm, which recently launched its first manufacturing facility in Bangkok, Thailand, is expanding its market scope to include Europe, Asia and North America, according to Victor Ragucci, BarrierMed founder and CEO. Carlo Poncipe, with more than 15 years experience in developing health care technology and sales, has been named managing director of the new London office. BarrierMed also plans to set up a new central headquarters in Lake Mary in November. The 40,000-sq.-ft. facility will house the company's administrative, research and development, packaging and distribution operations.
BarrierMed to open office in London
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