Teleflex Signs New Agreements with Premier for Surgical Instruments

  Teleflex Signs New Agreements with Premier for Surgical Instruments

Business Wire

LIMERICK, Pa. -- January 8, 2013

Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical
devices for critical care and surgery, has announced it has been awarded two
new three-year agreements with Premier, a group purchasing organization, for a
comprehensive range of surgical instruments. The agreements are effective Feb.
1, 2013 through Jan. 31, 2016.

Through these new agreements, Premier’s alliance of 2,700 hospitals will have
access to an extensive line of hand-held and laparoscopic surgical
instruments, including well-established Pilling^® and KMedic^® products, at
exclusive member rates.

“At Teleflex, we are committed to providing high-quality products that enhance
patient outcomes and we are pleased to continue achieving that goal through
our ongoing partnership with Premier,” said Jay White, President and General
Manager, Surgical Division. “We look forward to improved provider safety and
overall benefits to the healthcare industry that will come as a result of this

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a leading global provider of specialty medical devices for a range
of procedures in critical care and surgery. Our mission is to provide
solutions that enable healthcare providers to improve outcomes and enhance
patient and provider safety. Headquartered in Limerick, Pa, Teleflex employs
approximately 11,100 people worldwide and serves healthcare providers in more
than 130 countries. Additional information about Teleflex can be obtained from
the company's website at

About the Premier healthcare alliance, Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,700 U.S.
hospitals and 90,000 other sites using the power of collaboration and
technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality,
cost-effective care. Owned by hospitals, health systems and other providers,
Premier operates a leading healthcare purchasing network with more than $4
billion in annual savings. Premier also maintains the nation's largest
clinical, financial and outcomes database with information on 1 in 4 patient
discharges. A world leader in delivering measurable improvements in care,
Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered
in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. Stay connected on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical
facts may constitute forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking
statements contained herein are based on our management's current beliefs and
expectations, but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes
in circumstances, which may cause actual results or company actions to differ
materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These risks
and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in our filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on
Form 10-K.

Teleflex, KMedic and Pilling are registered trademarks of Teleflex
Incorporated or its affiliates. ©2012 Teleflex Incorporated. All rights
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Teleflex Incorporated
Jake Elguicze
Treasurer and Vice President, Investor Relations
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