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Simcro’s ability to innovate internally and on behalf of its clients has led to a number of national and international awards, generating growing media recognition of our product’s reputation around the globe.

  • SLIMLINE DUAL INJECTOR IMPROVES VACCINATION PRODUCTIVITY AND SAFETY 15, November 2017 - In response to veterinarian and animal health company requests to administer multiple vaccines simultaneously, Simcro, a global leader in animal health delivery systems, developed the Slimline Dual Injector. Australian farmers and vets were the first in the world to experience Simcro’s new Slimline Dual Injector which administers two compatible animal health products through a single guarded needle. This patented injector accurately mixes compatible formulations and delivers these simultaneously through one needle, thereby reducing the number of times an animal is READ MORE
  • Simcro, the global leader in application devices for veterinary medicines, focuses on Brazil 25, August 2016 - Simcro, the global leader in application devices for veterinary medicines, focuses on Brazil Multinational company based in New Zealand launches retail offering of injectors, topical and oral applicators that facilitate the practical, safe and precise application of veterinary medicines   Simcro, a New Zealand company that designs and manufactures devices for the application of veterinary medicines, begins to operate in the Brazilian retail animal health market from September. Products such as injectors, topical and oral applicators for cattle, pigs and READ MORE
  • SIMCRO™ and Agri-Pro Enterprises Announce a Strategic Alliance for 2016 1, January 2016 - Kansas City, MO, January 1, 2016 – SIMCRO and Agri-Pro Enterprises have entered into an agreement to provide delivery devices to the Animal Health Industry in the United States. Agri-Pro Enterprises is well known for being the one source for quality veterinary products and providing prompt, courteous customer service to their distributor partners. Agri-Pro has been marketing the range of applicators for ISL Animal Health since 2001 and N J Phillips since 2011. Beginning January 1, 2016 Agri-Pro will add READ MORE
  • Simcro Limited has acquired ISL Animal Health and NJ Phillips Pty Ltd 1, September 2015 - Hamilton, New Zealand – Simcro Limited, a leader in the global animal pharmaceutical delivery device industry, has acquired ISL Animal Health (Hamilton, NZ) and NJ Phillips PTY (Gosford, NSW, Australia) from Forlong & Maisey and the Maisey family of Hamilton, New Zealand. The agreement is effective from 1 September 2015. Simcro Executive Chairman, Will Rouse, said, “After the Riverside Company became our majority shareholder in 2013, we began looking for opportunities to exponentially grow Simcro’s international market strength. We’ve been READ MORE
  • New CEO appointed for Simcro 12, November 2014 - Qualified veterinarian and animal health executive joins Simcro as CEO HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND: Dr Roger Wakelin has been appointed as the new CEO of animal health delivery systems company Simcro. On December 1st Roger will assume responsibility for all of the day to day operations, with current CEO Will Rouse assuming the role of Executive Chairman, while continuing to be a director and shareholder. Roger’s experience has spanned both production and companion animals. He worked for more than a decade READ MORE
  • Global animal health delivery system company, Simcro, opens an office in Lawrence, Kansas 28, August 2014 - Simcro this week opened its North American headquarters in Lawrence, Kansas, in the KC Animal Health Corridor. Based in New Zealand, Simcro develops pharmaceutical delivery systems for production and companion animals. “Kansas City is the Animal Health Corridor; it has everything we need to be successful in the North American market, including the concentration of talent and customer base” said Andrew Shepherd, president at Simcro North America. Simcro will lease space at the Bioscience and Technology Business Center (BTBC) in READ MORE
  • Top animal health executive joins Simcro Board 16, June 2014 - Former Merial VP adds international experience to aid market expansion HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND: Simcro has appointed a top animal health executive, Dr. Jorge E. Solé, to its Board. Dr Solé has worked for more than 30 years in the animal health and crop protection chemical markets, where he has gained extensive experience in global business operations and mergers and acquisitions. His most recent position in the animal health industry was vice-president of International Business Operations for leading animal health company, READ MORE
  • Simcro wins at 2014 Good Design Awards 30, May 2014 - HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND: Simcro continues to impress design judges with their latest Animal Health Delivery system. Presented by Good Design Australia, the award was announced in Sydney on May 28 to a gala event audience as part of the 2014 Good Design Festival. Simcro claimed a Good Design award in the Medical and Scientific category of the awards. The overall competition attracted more than 150 entries. Simcro’s latest design innovation, the Multi-Dose Intramammary Applicator & Magazine System – created in READ MORE
  • Hamilton-based agritech innovator acquired by international investment group 1, June 2013 - HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND: The boards of Simcro Ltd and The Riverside Company, the global private equity firm, have today announced that Riverside has acquired a controlling interest in the Hamilton New Zealand-based animal health delivery system company, Simcro. Simcro was founded in 1993 to service the growing demand from major international pharmaceutical groups for reliable and innovative solutions in the delivery of farm animal drugs. The company was then acquired in 2007 by three Auckland-based investors including the current CEO, READ MORE
  • Simcro answers Rena Wildlife Rescue Centre call for help 9, November 2011 - Image: Penguin having bloods taken. Animal health delivery systems company Simcro recently found some unusual clients for its specialist tubing and syringe needles – penguins, birds and seals caught up in the Rena oil spill. The Hamilton-based company has donated the much-needed equipment to the Rena Wildlife Rescue Centre in Tauranga, after hearing the Centre was running short of supplies due to the sudden influx of over 400 oil spill victims. Simcro managing director Will Rouse says his company's specialised READ MORE
  • Simcro wins top International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) 3, July 2011 - New Zealand agritech company, Simcro, today announced that it had received another prestigious award for its revolutionary Optiline sheep drencher. The Optiline drencher picked up a Silver IDEA award in the medical and scientific category of the 2011 Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) awards announced on July 1 by the Industrial Design Society of America. Simcro was the only New Zealand company to win an award in this category. Out of 524 finalists, 27 were honoured with the Gold Award, READ MORE
  • New Zealand agritech firm a finalist in Australian International Design Awards (AIDA) 1, June 2011 - New Zealand agritech company, Simcro, has become a finalist in the Australian International Design Awards (AIDA) recently announced in Sydney. Simcro's revolutionary animal vaccine safety injector, Sekurus TM was launched around the world during 2010. The AIDA Awards are held annually and the judges noted that this year's competition was the toughest on record. They also added that it was an outstanding achievement for anyone reaching the AIDA finals. A panel of 20 judges, consisting of both Australian and international READ MORE
  • New Zealand agritech firm wins top US international Good Design award 10, January 2011 - Innovative New Zealand agritech company, Simcro, has won a top United States international Good Design™ award for design distinction. The Hamilton-based company has been awarded a prestigious 2010 Good Design™ award for its revolutionary animal vaccine safety injector, Sekurus™, launched last year. Simcro was the only New Zealand company to win an award in the Medical Products category. Now in its 60th year, the Good Design Awards are held annually and are the oldest and the world’s most recognised programme READ MORE
  • New Zealand agritech firm wins IF international design award 3, December 2010 - Innovative New Zealand agritech company, Simcro, has added another top international design award to its collection. The Hamilton-based company has been awarded a coveted International Forum (IF) 2011 product design award from Germany for its revolutionary animal vaccine safety injector, Sekurus™, launched earlier this year. The IF Design Awards are held annually and are one of three leading design awards in the world. More than 20 internationally-recognised jurors, consisting of designers and entrepreneurs, select the winning products from a total READ MORE
  • New Zealand agritech firm wins top award for R&D in international business 14, October 2010 - Innovative New Zealand agritech company, Simcro, has secured another major award for its use of Research and Development. The Hamilton-based company has been recognised with the top award for Best Use of R&D in International Business in the prestigious New Zealand International Business Awards 2010, announced in Auckland this week. The award recognises the best use of design to succeed in a global market niche, applying design to anticipate customer needs. This latest award caps off a stellar year for READ MORE
  • World-First Safety Injector Scoops Top NZ Agritech Innovation Award 23, June 2010 - The awards just keep coming for innovative Hamilton agritech company, Simcro. Its world-first "self-tenting" safety injector, Sekurus Ultra, scooped the top award in the prestigious New Zealand Agritech Innovation Awards announced in Hamilton recently. Earlier this month the company was awarded a 2010 Australian International Design Award in recognition of design excellence for its revolutionary Optiline™ Sheep Drencher. Simcro specialises in providing customised animal health delivery solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. Sekurus Ultra is a world first, "self-tenting" safety injector READ MORE
  • NZ agritech company wins International Design Award 6, June 2010 - Simcro has continued its winning streak by scoring a prestigious 2010 Australian International Design Award in recognition of design excellence in its first outing in the competition. Results were announced in a gala ceremony in Sydney on June 4. The company specialises in providing customised animal health delivery solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. Simcro's winning product is the revolutionary Optiline™ Drencher which was developed for the new sheep drench ZOLVIX® (monepantel) from Novartis Animal Health. The Hamilton-based design manufacturing company READ MORE
  • World-first vaccination gun cuts risk of self-injection 15, February 2010 - New Zealand farmers and vets will be the first in the world to benefit from Simcro's revolutionary new safety injector, Sekurus™, which allows operators to administer one handed subcutaneous (under the skin) injections, keeping their hands clear of the injection site. "The Sekurus™ injector has a radically different design. It features a patented 'self-tenting' needle guard and two-step mechanism that allows the operator to tent the animal's skin and deliver the vaccine in a one-handed action. This means the other READ MORE
  • Simcro scores top international design award 2, December 2009 - Simcro has continued its winning streak by adding a coveted International Forum (IF) 2010 product design award from Germany to its collection this week. The Hamilton-based design manufacturing company won its award in the Industry/Skilled Trades category for its revolutionary Optiline™ Drencher which was developed for the new sheep drench ZOLVIX® (monepantel) from Novartis Animal Health. The IF Design Awards are held annually and are one of three leading design awards in the world. Their significance is recognised throughout the READ MORE
  • Simcro wins at 2009 Best Design Awards 23, October 2009 - Simcro has beaten off competition from 79 entries to win a bronze award for its unique Optiline™ Drencher at the 2009 BeST Design Awards held in Auckland recently. The BeST Design Awards are a national award programme of the Designer's Institute of New Zealand, recognising New Zealand's best graphic, product and spatial design. Hamilton-based Simcro is a design manufacturing company that specialises in providing customised animal health delivery solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. The company claimed a bronze award in READ MORE
  • Simcro Director Wins 2009 Bayer Innovators Award for Design and Engineering 28, August 2009 - Simcro executive director, Rod Walker was awarded the 2009 Bayer Innovators Award for design and engineering at a ceremony in Auckland this week. Hamilton-based Simcro is a design manufacturing company that specialises in providing customised animal health delivery solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. "I am extremely pleased and honoured to receive this award. I work with a highly skilled and talented team of designers and engineers, and clients who have the confidence that Simcro can deliver highly innovative products," comments READ MORE
  • Simcro reaches finals in Business Awards 20, August 2009 - Simcro reaches finals in 2009 New Zealand International Business Awards Simcro, a leading animal health delivery solutions provider, is a finalist in three categories in this year’s New Zealand International Business Awards announced today. The Hamilton-based company is a finalist in the following categories: best business operating internationally - $10 million to $50 million; best use of design in international business and best commercialisation of intellectual property in international business. Simcro, which started in business in 1993, specialises in highly READ MORE
  • Simcro a finalist in Agritech Innovation Awards 12, June 2009 - Simcro a finalist in New Zealand Agritech Innovation Awards Simcro was one of six finalists in the prestigious New Zealand Agritech Innovation Awards announced in Hamilton last night for a world-first, revolutionary sheep drencher, OptilineTM. The awards recognise innovation and commercialisation of a product in the agritech industry - an industry which accounts for more than $700 million in exports a year and domestic sales of $3 billion. Waikato-based Simcro is one of the world’s top animal health delivery solutions READ MORE