CHS to Distribute ASAHI PTCA Guide Wire Portfolio

Sunday July 1, 2018

CHS to Distribute ASAHI PTCA Guide Wire Portfolio We are pleased to announce that, effective July 1, 2018, CHS will distribute the ASAHI PTCA Guide Wire Portfolio.

CHS is pleased to announce that, effective July 1, 2018, Canadian Hospital Specialties (CHS) will be the distributor for the ASAHI PTCA Guide Wire Portfolio, which includes standard workhorse guide wires (Prowater, Prowater Flex, Sion Blue), and specialty wires (Fielder Series, MiracleBros Series, Confianza Series, Gaia Series, Sion, GrandSlam, SUOH03), as well as any ASAHI wires launched in the future. This partnership between CHS and ASAHI INTECC focuses on providing increased customer support, on-going training, and effective coverage to hospitals within Canada, leading to an improved customer experience.

As part of the transition to CHS, please note the following important information:

  • Effective July 1st, 2018, all ASAHI PTCA Wire Guides can be ordered from CHS in Oakville, Ontario by using your existing order median with CHS.
  • Please refer to the Product Information sheet accompanying this announcement for item codes and descriptions.
  • Your CHS Representatives are trained and ready to answer all questions you have regarding these products.
  • For all customer service related inquiries, please use our toll-free line to access our CHS Customer Care Representatives, 1.800.461.1423.

We also invite you to contact your local CHS Sales Representative should you have any questions.

CHS is a national speciality distributor and manufacturer of medical and surgical products, servicing the Canadian healthcare industry for more than 50 years. We are committed to offering our customers professional and courteous service, and introducing new and innovative products to the Canadian market to help improve patients’ health outcomes and quality of life, coast to coast.

ASAHI INTECC USA, INC., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ASAHI INTECC, was founded in 1976 as a manufacturer of wire ropes used in printers. In 1992, they received a license to manufacture medical devices then, in 2004, ASAHI opened the first US office in Santa Ana, California. Today, ASAHI has offices throughout the world providing devices to physicians in over 80 countries. ASAHI PTCA guide wires are recognized globally by physicians and medical staff for innovation, precision engineering and exceptional performance.

In closing, we are proud to continue expanding our offering of high-quality products through this partnership, and we look forward to your cooperation during this transition.


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