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THUNDER TIGER GROUP NAMES HENRY SCHEIN EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR FOR DENTAL HANDPIECES IN CHINA AND HONG

Date: 2015-04-13


TAIWAN (September 29, 2011) – Thunder Tiger Group (TTBIO) - Taiwan Stock Exchange: Thunder Tiger 8033, Taiwan’s well-known dental brand, and Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, today announced the signing of an exclusive distribution and marketing agreement whereby Henry Schein is named exclusive distributor of all TTBIO brand dental handpieces in China and Hong Kong.

“With the global resources of Henry Schein and its leading position of providing products and services to dental practitioners , we are very optimistic about the benefits this alliance may hold for increasing sales of TTBIO dental handpieces in these important Asian markets,” said Aling Lai, Chairman of TTBIO. “We are delighted to enter into this relationship with such a well-regarded industry partner.”

According to, Forst & Sullivan, China Healthcare Policy Study 2011, the Asian health care market is expected to be one of the world’s fastest growing over the next decade, with particularly high expectations for China. TTBIO, a supplier of high-quality dental equipment, has been committed to the China and Asia markets for many years

“With a long-term and consistent investment in product research and development and a focus on product quality and performance, we believe TTBIO has established an excellent reputation in the dental industry,” said Aling Lai, Chairman of TTBIO.

About Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, a Fortune 500® company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index, is the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners. The Company is recognized for its excellent customer service and highly competitive prices. The Company's five businesses – North American Dental, North American Medical, North American Animal Health, International and Technology – serve more than 700,000 customers worldwide, including dental practitioners and laboratories, physician practices and animal health practices, as well as government and other institutions.

The Company operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, which provides customers in more than 200 countries with a comprehensive selection of more than 90,000 national and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 100,000 additional products available as special-order items. Henry Schein also provides exclusive, innovative technology offerings for dental, medical and veterinary professionals, including value-added practice management software and electronic health record solutions.

Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein employs more than 14,000 people and has operations or affiliates in 25 countries. The Company's net sales reached a record $7.5 billion in 2010. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.