Baxa CEO To Speak At Western Governorís Association Meeting

Greg Baldwin, Chairman and CEO of Englewood-based Baxa Corporation, has been invited to speak at a plenary session of the Western Governorís Association (WGA) meeting June 13th in Breckenridge, Colorado. The three-day meeting, Western Leadership in the Global Economy, June 12th to 14th, brings regional governors together to discuss economy, energy and trade issues and their impact on future growth and innovation for the businesses and people in the Western United States.

Englewood, CO (PRWEB) June 6, 2005 -Ė Greg Baldwin, Chairman and CEO of Englewood-based Baxa Corporation, has been invited to speak at a plenary session of the Western Governorís Association (WGA) meeting June 13th in Breckenridge, Colorado. The three-day meeting, Western Leadership in the Global Economy, June 12th to 14th, brings regional governors together to discuss economy, energy and trade issues and their impact on future growth and innovation for the businesses and people in the Western United States.

WGA Chairman, Colorado Governor Bill Owens, will be joined at the meeting by other gubernatorial colleagues, the secretaries of the US Departments of Energy and Agriculture, Western Canadian premiers and economic experts to discuss the challenges facing small businesses in exporting products and key international public policy issues facing the western states and their counterparts in Mexico and Canada.

Baxa Corporation is the 2005 winner of both the Governorís Award for Exporting and the Small Business Administration Exporting Award. A member of the Medical Device Manufacturerís Association and AdvaMed, the company actively participates in issues related to international business and medical products regulation, group purchasing and fair trade practices.

Currently in its 30th year of operation, Baxa has been an active importer and exporter since 1985 and operates subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada, the United Kingdom, Denmark and Germany. Baldwin will be discussing trade issues impacting the companyís business, including the harmonization of Medical Device Regulations; streamlining product registration; international tax regulations and repatriation of foreign profits and the impact of currency fluctuations.

Greg Baldwin joined Baxa Corporation as VP of Sales and Marketing in 1993, and is responsible for leading the companyís sales growth from $26.5 million in 1997 to more than $65 million in 2004. Through his leadership, Baxa Corporation met the regulatory challenges of ISO 13485 and EN46001 (CE), while achieving operational excellence through the adoption of lean manufacturing processes and Six Sigma.

About Baxa Corporation:
Celebrating 30 years of business in 2005, Baxa Corporation is a Denver-based manufacturer of medical devices and systems for preparing, handling, packaging, and administering liquid medications. The company manufactures and markets a wide range of healthcare products for use in hospitals, critical care units and alternate-site pharmacies. Privately held, Baxa Corporation has subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada, the United Kingdom; Denmark, and Germany; and distribution partners worldwide. Further information is available at http://www.baxa.com.

About the Western Governorsí Association:
The Western Governorsí Association is an independent, nonprofit organization representing the governors of 18 states and three U.S.-Flag islands in the Pacific. Through their Association, the Western governors identify and address key policy and governance issues in natural resources, the environment, human services, economic development, international relations and public management. For more information, visit http://www.westgov.org.

Contacts:
Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing
Baxa Corporation: 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157
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Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR
Absolutely Public Relations: 303.984.9801 or 303.669.3558
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