American Scientific Resources, Inc. (“American Scientific Resources” – (OTCBB: ASFX) today announced that it received a private label purchase order for a Shoppers Drug Mart VeraTemp® Non-Contact Thermometer. The private label version has the same quality and accuracy of the VeraTemp® with the addition of the “Life” Brand logo and packaging insert card designed to uniquely identify the VeraTemp under the Shoppers Drug Mart brand.
The initial order for 5,000 units will supply VeraTemp® to Shoppers Drug Mart’s chain of almost 1,200 Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix stores across Canada.
“Shoppers Drug Mart is the industry leader with progressive products and planograms. Shoppers Drug Mart will clearly catch the attention of other major retailers with this being the single most significant customer for American Scientific Resources to date. This order demonstrates the VeraTemp’s position as the up and coming world leader in Thermometry as the fully approved non-contact thermometer,” states Dr. Christopher Tirotta, Chief Executive Officer of American Scientific Resources, Inc.
Jason Roth, Sr. Vice President of American Scientific Resources, also commented, “The expansion of the VeraTemp® thermometer in the Canadian market is a huge step forward for us and places our products directly onto the shelves of arguably an industry leading retailer. Our focus to become category leader has now significantly progressed. It is well recognized throughout retail that Shoppers Drug Mart is the industry leader and is consistently followed by other, ever watchful retail organizations. We anticipate this new private label will significantly increase our distribution into additional retail accounts, fitting into our overall plan of distribution and sales, a plan built upon my previous experiences and with the continued assistance of Associated National Brokerage and it’s principal Steven Stubbs.”The VeraTemp® Non-Contact Thermometer uses the most advanced technology in thermometry to record an individual’s temperature without touching the patient’s skin. With the VeraTemp®, there is no need to wake, startle or upset the patient when taking their temperature.