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Kawasumi Laboratories America, Inc.

Kawasumi Laboratories America, Inc. (KLA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kawasumi Laboratories, Inc (KL), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, KL have been providing high quality, cost-effective, medical supplies worldwide since 1957. Located in Tampa, FL, KLA is the main distribution center for both North and South America. and was incorporated in 1991. Since that time KL has been striving to maintain the quality and standards set by our parent company.

The History of Kawasumi

Mr. Takumi Kawano founded Kawasumi Laboratories, Inc. in Japan in 1954. His interest developing disposable medical care products was researched for 10 years before establishing the company. His applications such as non-contaminated blending of PVC to pellet for extrusion, injection molding, and other high frequency processing. The company was incorporated in 1957 and what started as one man’s dream, is now growing into one of the largest manufacturers of disposable medical products.

Kawasumi started with one manufacturing plant that was constructed in 1964 in Ohita, Japan. Today, over 10 plants produce the quality medical products that Mr. Kawano had envisioned. Medical devices are manufactured under strict quality management systems complying with ISO13485 and FDA-QSR.

Kawasumi Laboratories America, Inc. (KLA) was established in 1991 as a subsidiary to market and distribute products for North and South America. The ultimate goal of the mission statement continues on with KLA supplying the Americas with quality medical devices. Kawasumi Laboratories America proudly offers these quality product lines:

Infusion

Small Vein Infusion Sets - Standard

K-Shield Advantage® Safety Small Vein Infusion Sets

Intermittent Injection Sites

Gravity IV Administration Sets

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Oncology

Port Access Infusion Sets - Standard

KShield® Safety Port Access Infusion Sets

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Blood Drawing

KShield Advantage® Safety Winged Blood Collection Sets with pre-attached tube holder

Winged Blood Collection Sets – Standard

K-Shield® Safety Winged Blood Collection Sets

K-Shield Advantage® Safety Winged Blood Collection Sets

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Therapeutic Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy Sets - Standard

K-Shield Advantage® Safety Phlebotomy Sets

 K-Shield Advantage® Safety Blood Drawing Kits

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Manabu Takano
President

Yasuaki Umeki
Director

Tracie Lowe
Controller

Charles Dolan
Regional Sales Manager

Sira Korman
International Sales

Crystal Karlson
Operations Manager

Olga Carrillo
Senior Customer Support

Lakishia Bouie
Marketing Specialist

Debbra Davis
Account Coordinator

Nolan Padgett Jr.
Intern

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