Mallinckrodt buys South African distributor
This article was originally published in Clinica
Mallinckrodt has bought its South African distributor, Trigate, for an undisclosed amount. The company has been a major distributor of Mallinckrodt's products in South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland and other African countries. Johannesburg-based Trigate will continue to distribute products for other manufacturers. The company had 1997 sales of Rand44 million ($9 million).