AccuTec Blades® Announces Exclusive Australia-New Zealand DermaBlade® Agreement


Diplomat Blades designated as distributor of shave biopsy blade.

Verona, VA – December 5, 2017 – AccuTec Blades, Inc., a leader in specialty blade manufacturing, has entered into an agreement with Diplomat Blades to distribute DermaBlade throughout Australia and New Zealand. DermaBlade, a revolutionary shave biopsy instrument was developed by a dermatologist specifically for use by dermatologists.

“We are pleased to be working with Diplomat Blades,” says Gerry Lano, Director of Sales and Business Development. “Our agreement ‘Down Under’ is the latest in a series of strategic initiatives designed to expand our market reach through a network of distributors and resellers.”

Diplomat Blades (Aust) Pty Ltd

“DermaBlade is an ideal complement to our existing surgical blade line,” says Paul Klein, Managing Director of Diplomat Blades. “Dermatologists are performing more shave biopsies than ever before. Not only is DermaBlade safe and easy to pick up from the surgical tray, it is shipped sterile and ready to use in protective PET packaging—a major time savings for busy practices.”

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Now in its 45th year of operation, Diplomat Blades serves as exclusive direct importer for U.S. manufacturers throughout Australia and New Zealand. A family-owned business, Diplomat specializes in the distribution of blades, knives, and industrial cutting tools.

“Diplomat Blades has had a long and mutually beneficial relationship with AccuTec Blades, and we see this strategic partnership with AccuTec Blades as a further enhancement to both our businesses,” Klein explains. “This is a unique opportunity for us to provide a world class solution and genuine value to dermatologists here in Australia and New Zealand.”

About AccuTec Blades, Inc.
AccuTec Blades is a recognized leader in innovative surgical, histology, food, fiber, glass, flooring, and DIY blades and bladed solutions. AccuTec designs and engineers precision blades in global partnerships with manufacturers and distributors of material processing equipment. Headquartered at its manufacturing facility in Verona, Virginia, AccuTec Blades has a second plant in Obregon, Mexico. Learn more at

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