Published: 08:58, 26 August 2021
| Updated: 08:59, 26 August 2021
A Maidstone firm has signed a major deal with a company in China.
Medical device manufacturer Bedfont Scientific, based in Harrietsham. says the move will give it a foothold in the lucrative medical market in China.
It has agreed to supply Shenzhen Century Kangdu Medical Technology Co Ltd with its NObreath FeNO monitor.
Bedfont has signed what is known as an 'original design manufacturer' (ODM) agreement to provide the product. It means it will then be rebranded, EZbreath, for sale by Kangdu.
The FeNO monitor helps in the control and diagnosis of asthma and helps differentiate from other respiratory diseases.
Jason Smith, managing director at Bedfont, said: “This new strategic partnership is a huge step for Bedfont as it will enable us to access this new market and help us to further highlight FeNO breath testing and its benefits.”
Zhu Chun Ming, managing director at Kangdu, added: “Bedfont’s NObreath is a very innovative and patient-friendly device; we are excited to integrate this monitor into our existing range of high-quality respiratory medical devices and help Bedfont expand its reach through the medical market in China.”