Cook Medical and Quanta System Announce Distribution Agreement for Laser Systems

00:01 EDT 29 Oct 2019 | Businesswire

Cook Medical and Quanta System have entered into an agreement in which Cook will distribute a comprehensive offering of Quanta’s holmium and thulium laser systems, laser fibers and accessories. This collaboration will ensure that physicians have access to the latest laser technology to treat their patients, along with Cook’s current comprehensive line of disposable products.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

(Graphic: Business Wire)

(Graphic: Business Wire)

“Cook has been a pioneer in endourology for over 40 years and we are committed to building on that tradition through our partnership with an innovative laser manufacturer, Quanta System. This agreement strengthens Cook’s ability to meet the needs of our customers across many urological applications, including the opportunity to treat patients with benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH),” said Rob Faulkner, director of Cook Medical’s Urology specialty. “Quanta is a progressive laser manufacturer with an expanding global presence, and we are eager to bring Quanta’s robust line of laser systems and fibers to Cook’s customers.”

The Quanta laser systems will be available in the United States beginning in late 2019 and in other countries in 2020.

''We are extremely happy and proud to start this relationship with such an important company we have been already working with for a long time. We are confident that this collaboration will strengthen our position in the worldwide surgical market,” said Girolamo Lionetti, Quanta System General Manager.

About Cook Medical

Since 1963 Cook Medical has worked closely with physicians to develop technologies that eliminate the need for open surgery. Today we are combining medical devices, biologic materials and cellular therapies to help the world's healthcare systems deliver better outcomes more efficiently. We have always remained family owned so that we have the freedom to focus on what we care about: patients, our employees and our communities. Find out more at, and for the latest news, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About Quanta

Quanta System is a 100% Italian company that has offered on the global market innovative laser systems for surgery, aesthetics and art conservation since 1985. In its headquarters in Varese (Samarate, Italy), the company employs >180 people and carries out the entire process of research, development and production of lasers used worldwide and distributed through a network of 110 international distributors. Quanta System is part of El.En. SpA Group, the Italian parent company of a high-tech industrial group listed on the STAR segment of Borsa Italiana (the Italian stock exchange). Quanta System is the reference partner for healthcare facilities, institutions and authorities involved in scientific and research projects worldwide.

Find out more at

Media Contact:
Brittany Marshall
External Communications Generalist, Cook Medical
812-339-2235, x104883
812.272.0348 (mobile)


More From BioPortfolio on "Cook Medical and Quanta System Announce Distribution Agreement for Laser Systems"

Quick Search

Relevant Topics

Collaborations in biotechnology
Commercial and academic collaborations are used throughout the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector to enhance research and product development. Collaborations can take the form of research and evaluation agreements, licensing, partnerships etc. ...

Mergers & Acquisitions
Commercial and market reports on mergers and acquisitions in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and life-science industries. Mergers and acquisitions (abbreviated M&A;) is an aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and manageme...

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
An enlarged prostate (benign prostatic enlargement (BPE) or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)) is common in men after the age of about 50. Having an enlarged prostate does not mean you have cancer. In some cases, an enlarged prostate can cause the ...