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 News Release - June 9, 2008

Curlin Medical Awarded Three-Year Pain Management - Local Anesthetic Contract by Premier, Inc.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 9 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Curlin Medical, a subsidiary of Moog Inc., has been awarded a three-year contract to provide its advanced Pain Management-Local Anesthetic Devices and related products to Premier, Inc., an alliance of not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare systems comprising the nation's largest integrated healthcare network. The contract, effective June 1, 2008, includes Curlin AutoMed and Accufuser infusion therapy and pain management devices, consumables, and service agreements. This is the first contract between Curlin Medical and Premier.

"We are extremely happy that Premier selected Curlin Medical for our infusion therapy and pain management device solutions," said Scot Fine, Curlin Medical Director of National and Strategic Sales. "Premier awarded the contract to Curlin through a comprehensive competitive bid process that considered financial, product specification and product quality aspects."

Curlin Medical, a subsidiary of Moog Inc., is an innovative medical technology company that develops and manufactures solutions for pain management. Curlin is dedicated to safely managing the flow of fluids and to continuously improving the quality and performance of pain management systems. Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog's high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the company can be found at www.moog.com/medical.

Premier Inc. was a 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. Serving 1,700 U.S. hospitals and more than 49,000 other healthcare sites, the Premier healthcare alliance and its members are transforming healthcare together. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier operates one of the leading healthcare purchasing networks and the nation's most comprehensive repository of hospital clinical and financial information. A subsidiary operates one of the nation's largest policy-holder owned, hospital professional liability risk-retention groups. A world leader in helping healthcare providers deliver dramatic improvements in care, Premier is working with the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Premier has offices in Charlotte, NC, Philadelphia, PA and Washington DC. For more information, visit www.premierinc.com. Established to improve the health of communities, Premier and its members are transforming healthcare together.


Source: Curlin Medical

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