Lapovations Announces Distribution Agreement with Empire Surgical to Sell AbGrab® Throughout Florida


The Florida-based medical device distributor has five sales representatives who will sell and distribute AbGrab® statewide.

(ProNewsReport Editorial): – Fayetteville, Arkansas September 8, 2022 ( – Lapovations, a medical device company building a platform of innovative products to improve laparoscopy, has signed a distribution agreement with Empire Surgical, LLC, a Florida-based medical device distributor, to sell and distribute its flagship product, AbGrab®. AbGrab® is a revolutionary surgical assist device that allows surgeons to lift the abdominal wall more reliably and less invasively at the start of laparoscopy or minimally invasive abdominal surgery.

Empire Surgical is the first of many independent distributors that Lapovations plans to integrate as they expand their distribution network in the United States ahead of the nationwide launch of AbGrab®. Empire Surgical has five sales representatives covering major Florida metropolitan areas including Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando and Tampa Bay. The group was founded in 2006 and sells several products focused on laparoscopic surgery to hospitals and outpatient surgery centers across the state.

The expansion of the AbGrab® sales force is poised to create significant momentum and growth for the company. “We anticipate a nationwide launch of AbGrab in the coming months,” said Jared Greer, Founder and CEO of Lapovations, “and we are excited to partner with Empire Surgical to expand access and awareness in Florida, the US. ‘one of the largest medical device markets in the United States’

“When we first discovered AbGrab, I knew it would be a great fit for our group. We pride ourselves on providing value-added solutions to the surgeons we work with, and I think AbGrab fits perfectly into that. goal,” said Brad Weber, owner and director of Empire Surgical.

“Finding high-quality distributor representation is really critical for emerging medical device companies looking to have a large market footprint,” said Spencer Jones, director of R&D at Lapovations. He also noted, “With their strategically located representatives and strong surgeon relationships, Empire Surgical is an ideal partner to grow Lapovations’ clientele in Florida.”

About Lapovations

Lapovations, LLC is a medical device company creating a platform of innovative products to enhance laparoscopy or minimally invasive abdominal surgery. The company’s first product, AbGrab®, is a new device that uses suction to lift the abdominal wall at the start of the procedure. AbGrab® is more reliable and less invasive than current lifting methods. For more information contact: [email protected] or visit

About Empire Surgical

Empire Surgical, LLC is a Central Florida-based medical device distributor focused on laparoscopic surgical devices. Founded in 2006, Empire Surgical partners with medical device manufacturers to provide sales and distribution services throughout the State of Florida. For more information contact: [email protected]


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