Bound Tree Medical Signs Agreement to Supply Ferno EMS Products

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DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bound Tree Medical, the nation's leading supplier of pre-hospital equipment and supplies, signed a new agreement to distribute a broad selection of cots, stair chairs and accessories manufactured by Ferno® EMS. Headquartered in Wilmington, Ohio, Ferno is a family-owned company specializing in patient handling solutions that include transport, transfer and immobilization. Bound Tree will continue to bring on additional lines of Ferno products including a selection of trauma bags, splinting devices and emergency stretchers.

"We are excited about the opportunity to supply Ferno's innovative products to Bound Tree customers," said Sarnova President, Jeff Prestel. "Ferno is rooted in EMS and we believe their commitment to customer service and continuing education parallels Bound Tree's core values."

Like Bound Tree, Ferno maintains a theme of caring for the provider as well as the patient. Their equipment and support programs are designed with the safety of both in mind. The POWERFlexx + ® Powered Ambulance Cot has an unassisted 700 lb. lift capacity and the EZ Glide® with PowerTraxx™ Stair Chair can glide up to 500 lbs. up and down stairs. All Ferno cots and stair chairs are engineered for maximum stability and designed with ergonomic features to reduce and eliminate strain while maintaining proper body mechanics.

"Ferno is committed to developing innovative products that are inspired by the needs of EMS and other public safety professionals," said Chris Cleves, Director, U.S. Sales at Ferno, "Our agreement with Bound Tree Medical demonstrates our ongoing commitment to provide greater access to Ferno's products. Coupled with Bound Tree's exceptional sales and customer service teams, customers can expect to receive the highest level of support."
The initial product offerings will be available online at and Bound Tree's national account management team can demonstrate these products to customers across the United States.

About Bound Tree Medical

With over 30 years of experience, Bound Tree Medical is a value-added distributor of emergency medical equipment, pharmaceuticals and supplies for EMS professionals in the pre-hospital marketplace. The company supports customers in agencies, fire departments, hospitals, educational institutions and the government with thousands of quality products from leading EMS manufacturers. Bound Tree employs EMS-experienced account managers, customer service representatives and product specialists and understands the needs and demands of EMS providers. Bound Tree Medical is part of the Sarnova family of companies. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Andrew Love Bound Tree Medical 614-760-5044

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