Designated Territories will include UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and Egypt
Product distribution agreement opens access to EOS Surfaces’ Halal-Certified Preventive|Biocidal Surface™, EOSCU, a copper-infused material, across the Middle East and North Africa
NORFOLK, VA; ABU DHABI, UAE, May 18, 2023 – EOS Surfaces, a Virginia-based biocidal surfaces manufacturer, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with AD Ports Logistics (ADPL), a subsidiary of the Logistics Cluster, AD Ports Group, the leading global facilitator of trade, logistics and industry based in Abu Dhabi (ADPORTS:ADX). The agreement was signed in partnership with CH Trading Group LLC ("CH Trading Group"), an international import, export and trading company and the exclusive territories distributor of EOS Surfaces’ previously-announced Halal-Certified products within more than 100 countries. ADPL will distribute EOSCU Preventive|Biocidal™ products in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and Egypt.
EOS’ Preventive|Biocidal materials are US EPA-registered healthcare surfaces that are proven to continuously kill disease-causing organisms, including resistant pathogens like MRSA. EOSCU is the only copper-infused synthetic hard surface with this designation. These materials prevent the spread of hospital acquired infections, which can lead to life-long complications and even death.
According to the most recent analysis by Emergen Research, the worldwide hospital acquired infection control market was USD 29.13 billion in 2021 and is expected to register a rapid revenue CAGR of 1.5% to reach US 33.49 Billion in 2030.
Farook Al Zeer, Chairman, Logistics Cluster, AD Ports Group, said: “We are pleased to work with our partners at EOS Surfaces and CH Trading Group to expand regional access to innovative healthcare materials and technologies to combat the spread of infections within communities. Becoming the distributor of choice for EOS’s biocidal materials is yet another example of how we are working with leading industry partners to ensure that patients across the nation and the region have access to the safest and most innovative healthcare products on the market today. Collaborative partnerships such as these will play a significant role in helping deliver on our leadership's vision of establishing Abu Dhabi and the UAE as a hub for global healthcare and life science excellence."
"Today's announcement highlights a significant milestone in our global expansion strategy and focus on the Middle East and North Africa market," said EOS Founder and CEO, Ken Trinder, JD. "We are proud to
partner with AD Ports Logistics to bring our innovative, Halal-Certified preventive biocidal products into the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and Egypt."
"We are pleased to partner with EOS and AD Ports Logistics to bring this innovative technology to our world-class healthcare facilities and other high traffic areas where people are at risk of transmitting infections," said CH Trading Group CEO, Sayed Zayan. "EOSCU has the potential to revolutionize the healthcare industry, and we are excited to be a part of this journey."
The EOS Surfaces preventive biocidal surfaces are fabricated like any other solid surfaces but provide 24-hour-a-day self-sanitizing capabilities, continuously killing 99.9% of microorganisms, thereby keeping high-touch surfaces safer.
- Horizontal surfaces such as counter tops, workstations, and nightstands
- Overbed tables with universal mounts
- Bed Rail Kits that retro-fit over hospital bed rails
- Custom armrests and more
- Wall cladding for ICU or isolation rooms
- Shower and sink basins
- Door Push Panels and Grab Rails
About EOS Surfaces
EOS Surfaces, LLC is a medical materials developer and manufacturer in Norfolk, VA specializing in EPA-registered self-sanitizing surfaces. The company has developed novel and proprietary processes for embedding biocidal cuprous oxide into a polymer matrix, creating self-sanitizing and biocidal surfaces for use in hospitals and healthcare facilities as part of their infection prevention protocol. Compatible with all infection prevention processes on the market (including chemical and UV), EOSCU is the only practical intervention that is continuously self-sanitizing without requiring additional human processes and training. Published, peer-reviewed clinical trials show statistically significant reductions in actual incidents of healthcare associated infection and maintained as well as overall lower mean bioburden beyond 24 hours. The company also developed Health. Care. | An Educational Blog that serves as a unique and valuable resource for patients, physicians and the hospital C-suite. For more info, visit http://eoscu.com/.
About CH Trading Group
CH Trading Group LLC ("CH Trading") is part of the CH Group family of companies (www.chgroupus.com). CH Group constitutes a diversified conglomerate targeting eight economic "Sectors": healthcare, pharmaceuticals, food, finance, cosmetics, tourism, fashion, media/entertainment. Spanning a variety of multi-national products, services and solutions, its world mission involves connecting, developing and promoting, from Local to Global™ and throughout the world, all aspects of a wholesome, healthy and productive lifestyle.
CH Trading focuses on international import/export and trade, prioritizing the countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), as well as the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Regions. It has responded to worldwide demands for identifying and securing supply chains by introducing innovative products, including from the US, and developing a robust distribution network for goods.
About AD Ports Group
Established in 2006, AD Ports Group today serves as one of the world’s premier facilitators of logistics, industry, and trade, as well as a bridge linking Abu Dhabi to the world. Listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: ADPORTS), AD Ports Group’s vertically integrated business approach has proven instrumental in driving the emirate’s economic development over the past decade.
Operating several clusters covering Ports, Economic Cities & Free Zones, Maritime, Logistics, and Digital, AD Ports Group’s portfolio comprises 10 ports and terminals, and more than 550 square kilometres of economic zones within KEZAD Group, the largest integrated trade, logistics, and industrial business grouping in the Middle East.
AD Ports Group is rated A+ by S&P and A+ Outlook Stable by Fitch.
For more information, please visit: adportsgroup.com
Follow AD Ports Group on:
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/adportsgroup
- Instagram: https://instagram.com/adportsgroup
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/adportsgroup
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/adportsgroup
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/adportsgroup
Contacts and Inquiries:
EOS Surfaces, LLC Media Office:
AD Ports Logistics
Sr. External Communications Specialist
Logistics Cluster, AD Ports Group
AD Ports Group Media Office
. Hospital Acquired Infection Control Market Size, Share | Industry Forecast by 2030 (emergenresearch.com)