Tyco Division Awards Global AED Contract to Cardiac Science
BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Science Corporation , a global leader in automated external defibrillator ( AED ) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring  devices, has been awarded a contract to deploy Powerheart AEDs in all Tyco Flow Control facilities globally. Tyco Flow Control is a $3.4B division of Tyco International, with 15,000 employees working in 350 facilities throughout the globe. The first phase of the rollout, planned for the first quarter of 2011, will equip Tyco's Australian, Pacific, and North and South American facilities.
"We are proud to have been selected for Tyco's 'Save a Life' program and look forward to protecting their employees against sudden cardiac arrest," said Dave Marver, Cardiac Science chief executive officer. "Tyco's decision reinforces our status as a global leader in AED technology and services."
"We wanted a fully automatic defibrillator that did not require the user to push a button for shock delivery and an AED that customizes the energy level for each patient," said Ralf Schnorringer, director of Environmental Health and Safety for Tyco Flow Control. "Cardiac Science's ability to deliver a globally standardized product and AED program management throughout the world made them our first choice for the 'Save a Life' initiative at Tyco Flow Control."
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