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Essentials for Safe Imaging®

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About Our Company

AttenuTech® and Davis Lead Aprons™ (DLA™) are innovative, responsive and rapidly growing sister companies that provide necessary Essentials for Safe Imaging® and protection from dangerous and harmful radiation. Their family of personal protection products specifically serve physicians, nurse, techs and patients in hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and imaging centers where Fluoroscopy (radiation) is used to perform interventional imaging procedures.

Attenutech is the exclusive owner of the market-leading MicroLite® brand of leaded radiation reducing eyewear and laser protective eyewear; and the AttenuTech® brand of sterile radiation reducing gloves. Our Essentials for Safe Imaging solutions also include radiation aprons and thyroid shields featuring the revolutionary Smart Armor™ core protective material; and DLA is a national GPO member provider. Through continuing innovation, technology development, customer education and strong alliances, we strive to provide affordable Protection Without Compromise™ to healthcare professionals worldwide.

With more than 25 years of strong market presence through strategic acquisitions and joint partnerships, AttenuTech and DLA have earned their market-leading position as the #1 choice world-wide among physicians, nurses and techs who are concerned about optimum personal radiation protection. Our commitment to high business ethics combined with our knowledgeable field sales representatives, friendly and responsive inside sales and order fulfillment staff, and an “open-door-policy” to our President/Owner has added up to tremendous value to our customers across the country and abroad.

We were among the first companies in the medical industry to offer the convenience of online shopping for radiation protective eyewear. Since that time we have continued to add personal protection products and user functionality to our website www.barrieronline.com to educate, inform and facilitate easy internet ordering. Our success is driven by respect, responsiveness, a positive “can do” attitude and strong “Southern Values.” These core attributes will sustain our growth as we continue to listen to our customers’ needs and offer product and distribution solutions that serve the dynamic medical marketplace.

About Our Owner

Kevin Welniak of AttenuTech Safe Imaging productsPrivately held AttenuTech and Davis Lead Aprons are headquartered in the beautiful Tampa Bay area of central Florida and owned by Kevin Welniak of Lutz, FL. A nearly life-long Florida resident, Kevin moved to Tampa upon graduation from the University of Alabama in 1987 where he played football as a scholarship offensive lineman for legendary Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant and (upon Coach Bryant’s untimely passing) for former New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Ray Perkins. Kevin has over 20 of experience in the medical field, starting in 1988 as a specialty pharma representative where he sold the revolutionary respiratory Rx product Humibid® for Adams Laboratories (which later became the renowned product, Mucinex®.) In 1992 he accepted a position to become a Specialty Independent Rep selling IVC filters, infusion services, dialysis access catheters, laparoscopic surgical instruments and drainage catheters to hospital Interventional Radiology, Cath Lab and Surgery departments.

While selling on-site during interventional imaging procedures in the mid-1990s, Kevin consistently observed a shortage of available leaded protection in fluoroscopic environments. He often found himself scrounging for an apron and never considered a thyroid shield (collar) until someone made him aware of the inherent and compounding risks associated with exposure to scatter radiation. With this in mind Kevin became devoted to educating his accounts and customer physicians about the urgent need for comprehensive personal radiation protection. That focus became a driving force behind the most innovative, clinically driven and application-specific radiation attenuating garment and accessory company in the marketplace today.

Kevin graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Communication with minors in Advertising and Public Relations. When not working, Kevin loves to spend time with his wife Terri and daughters Taylor Lynn and Jordan Ashley. He is active in his church and outdoor activities and enjoys unwinding by doing yard work. The Welniaks are all avid followers of college football and enthusiastic supporters of their beloved “Crimson Tide” of Alabama.

Feel free to email Kevin directly at kw@barrieronline.com or call our Florida offices at 813-909-8330.

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Product Line Summary:

  • MicroLite Radiation Protective Eyewear (Leaded)
  • Laser-X Radiation/Laser Combo Protective Eyewear
  • MicroLite Laser Safety Eyewear
  • AttenuTech Radiation Reducing Gloves (Sterile)
  • Radiation Protection Aprons (Lead and Non-Lead)
  • Radiation Protection Thyroid Collars
  • Mobile Radiation Protection Barriers
  • Coaxial Micro Introducer Sets (micropuncture)
  • Radiation Absorbing Pads, Shields and Drapes
  • CT Bismuth Radiation Shields

MicroLite series radiation safety surgical protective leaded eyewear glasses

AttenuTech and Davis Lead Aprons
23110 State Road 54, #364 • Lutz, FL 33549
1-800-757-2703 (toll free) • 813.909.8330 ph • 813.909.8331 fax
www.barrieronline.comwww.davisleadaprons.com

AttenuTech, MicroLite and Essentials for Safe Imaging are registered trademarks; and Laser-X, Davis Lead Aprons, DLA and Protection Without Compromise are trademarks of K&R Medical LLC and AttenuTech. Other trademarks mentioned are property of their respective companies. Information subject to change. Rev 12/16/11

 
Our company name reflects our commitment to developing and incorporating high performance attenuation technologies in products that shield and protect you in high risk surgical environments. AttenuTech products are available online at the familiar web site www.barrieronline.com and also at www.attenutech.com

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