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U.S. ARKRAY, Inc. enters into a distribution agreement with Medline Industries, Inc.

Edina, MN, December 10, 2018 —U.S. ARKRAY, Inc. (ARKRAY) announces partnership with Medline Industries, Inc. The company will distribute the ADAMS A1c HA-8180V fully automated HPLC HbA1c analyzer, AUTION MAX AX-4030 fully automated urine chemistry analyzer and AUTION ELEVEN AE-4022 semi-automated urine chemistry analyzer to Physician Office Laboratories (POL’s).

Medline is the largest privately held distributor of medical supplies and is uniquely positioned to provide diagnostic products across the continuum of care. “We are excited to partner with Medline. This partnership will build brand awareness and a stronger presence in the POL market for ARKRAY USA,” said Shane Hawes, ARKRAY general manager.

“Medline understands the challenges physicians face as more than a million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. Medline’s focus has been and continues to be finding ways we can support physicians with tools and products like the ADAMS A1c analyzer that can provide quick and efficient testing,” said Diana LeFebvre, lab & diagnostics division president, Medline.

U.S. ARKRAY, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of ARKRAY, Inc. of Kyoto, Japan. ARKRAY, Inc. was founded in 1960 as Kyoto Daiichi Kagaku Inc. (KDK). ARKRAY is a global leader in urinalysis and continues to develop innovative diagnostic products including automated urinalysis and HbA1c systems. For more information, please visit

About Medline

Medline is a global manufacturer and distributor serving the healthcare industry with medical supplies and clinical solutions that help customers achieve both clinical and financial success. Headquartered in Northfield, Ill., the company offers 550,000+ medical devices and support services through more than 1,600 direct sales representatives who are dedicated points of contact for customers across the continuum of care. For more information on Medline, go to or to connect with Medline on its social media channels.