Richardson Healthcare Announces New Distribution Agreement with Cool Pair Plus

MRI Coldheads, Compressors and Other High-Value Components

LaFox, Illinois – July 28, 2016… Richardson Healthcare, a Division of Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL), announces an exclusive distribution agreement with Cool Pair Plus (CPP), an independent equipment sales and service company.  Under the terms of the agreement, Richardson Healthcare will be responsible for the sale of cryogenic replacement components including MRI coldheads, compressors, flexlines and adsorbers to its customers within the United States.

Cool Pair Plus (CPP) was founded in 1995 and provides MRI cryogenic equipment and parts to the healthcare industry. CPP offers technical support, exchange and repair services for MRI coldheads and compressors across many brands.

With our International Medical Equipment and Service (IMES) division based in South Carolina, we provide reliable, cost-saving solutions worldwide for major brands of CT and MRI equipment. This agreement complements Richardson Healthcare’s product portfolio and supports the expansion of our offerings of diagnostic imaging replacement parts and high-value components. Richardson Healthcare and Cool Pair Plus share a commitment to OEM-quality through on-site testing and repairs, which serves as the foundation for this relationship.

“We are excited to introduce our customers to Cool Pair Plus and their quality products,” says Pat Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Richardson Healthcare. “This agreement aligns with Richardson Healthcare’s objective to bring cost effective solutions to hospitals and other providers, and bolsters our quality and expertise.”

To learn more about this new agreement and other diagnostic imaging solutions, visit the Richardson Healthcare team at AHRA (Booth 224) July 31-August 3, or  please contact us at | 888.735.7373

About Richardson Healthcare – A Division of Richardson Electronics

Richardson Electronics Healthcare provides flexible, efficient high-value diagnostic imaging replacement parts, components, and technical support to hospitals, diagnostic imaging centers, medical institutions, independent service organizations and more.  We have a focused product selection of diagnostic imaging components and displays, as well as robust in-house manufacturing capabilities. In addition, we provide CT Service training, complete post-sale service and support, including installation support, maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and conformance. For more information, visit us at

About Richardson Electronics, Ltd.

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineered solutions, power grid and microwave tubes and related consumables; high value displays, flat panel solutions and replacement parts for diagnostic imaging equipment; and customized display solutions.  We serve customers in the alternative energy, healthcare, aviation, broadcast, communications, industrial, marine, medical, military, scientific and semiconductor markets. The Company’s strategy is to provide specialized technical expertise and “engineered solutions” based on our core engineering and manufacturing capabilities. The Company provides solutions and adds value through design-in support, systems integration, prototype design and manufacturing, testing, logistics, and aftermarket technical service and repair through its global infrastructure. More information is available online at

Richardson Electronics common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol RELL.