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Bestnet AS Company Profile

Bestnet A/S, the manufacturer of Netprotect(R) Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs), supports the many ministries of health and relief organizations worldwide that are working toward the goal of eventually eliminating malaria. Each year, over 1 million people die from malaria even though the disease is completely preventable and treatable. Sadly, most of these deaths occur in pregnant woman and in children under the age of 5. Bestnet is thoroughly immersed in capacity building throughout the world and is currently producing more than 3 million Netprotect(R) LLINs per month at their facilities in China, India and several locations in Africa.

News from Bestnet AS:

Bestnet Launches Lifeshelter® – a New and Innovative Emergency Shelter and Rehousing Solution

Latest product launch continues company's commitment to providing affordable, well-designed products intended to improve the lives of others
KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S announced today the global launch of Lifeshelter®, a unique shelter and rehousin…

Bestnet Announces Close Cooperation with Leading Aid & Relief Agencies to Test Lifeshelter® in Extreme Weather Conditions

Company collaborates with Danish Relief Council, Engineers Without Borders and leading experts at Copenhagen University to evaluate rapid rehousing solution for emergency situations
KOLDING, Denmark, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S announced today that they are cooperating wit…

Bestnet A/S Adds DuraNet® to Their Product Portfolio

License to manufacture, market, promote, sell and distribute DuraNet product continues Bestnet's commitment to eradicating malaria
KOLDING, Denmark, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Shobikaa Impex Pvt Ltd.…

Bestnet A/S to Launch the "Happy Net" at the 6th MIM Pan- African Malaria Conference

KOLDING, Denmark, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S announced today that the company will display their extensive line of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets at the 6th Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) Pan-African Malaria Conference, being h…

Bestnet Mosquito Net Provider Declares Winner of Advertising Slogan Contest for Lifeshelter® Products

KOLDING, Denmark, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S today announced the winner of their recent contest to solicit ideas for a simple product slogan (or tagline) that would help to quickly identify the uniqueness of their Lifeshelter® products.  Lifeshelter® is a rehousing so…

Bestnet A/S Expands Availability of Netprotect® Durable Mosquito Bed Nets to City Mart and Ocean Mart Retail Outlets in Yangon, Myanmar

Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets Made with Top-Quality Fabric Come in Two Sizes to Meet Variety of Consumer Needs
KOLDING, Denmark, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S announced today that Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets are now av…

“The World’s Best News” Campaign for Promotion of UN Millennium Development Goals is Joined by Bestnet A/S

Netprotect® mosquito net providers proud to support Danish campaign that raises awareness of UN MDG success
KOLDING, Denmark, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S announced today that the company has joined the "The World's Best News", a Danish campaign formed by the Un…

Bestnet Participates in NGO Efforts to Deliver Sunlife® Solar Lamps to Children in Africa

KOLDING, Denmark, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S announced today that the company is joining forces on Kolding Energy Day with the Danish NGO, "100% to the Children" and the Ghanaian NGO, "Africa Footprint International" to help deliver Sunlife® Solar Lam…

Bestnet Announces Winner of World Malaria Day ”Design a Net” Contest

KOLDING, Denmark, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Bestnet A/S the manufacturer of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs), the world's third largest brand of World Health Organization (WHOPES) recommended LLINs for the control of vector-borne disease…

Brightly Colored Yellow and Blue Striped Netprotect® Durable Mosquito Bed Nets Now Available in Kigali

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Bestnet A/S announced today that now, in addition to being available in traditional white, Netprotect® bed nets are available in Kigali in decorative yellow and blue stripes. Which means that consumers can buy a mosquito bed net that is long lastin…

Brightly Colored Striped Netprotect® Durable Mosquito Bed Nets Now Available in Zambia

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Bestnet A/S announced today that now, in addition to being available in traditional white, Netprotect® bed nets are available in Zambia in decorative orange and green stripes. Which means that consumers can buy a mosquito bed net that is long las…

Brightly Colored Striped Netprotect® Durable Mosquito Bed Nets Now Available in Uganda

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Now, in addition to being available in traditional white, Netprotect® bed nets are available in Uganda in decorative red and white stripes. Which means that consumers can buy a mosquito bed net that is long lasting, strong, beautifully colored a…

Newly Established Bestnet A/S Partnership Will Revolutionize Living Conditions for the World's Poorest Populations

KOLDING, Denmark, Aug. 15, 2012 — Natural disasters are increasingly affecting the world's poorest populations, leaving the victims homeless and dependent on basic aid. Despite several re-housing projects, 1.2 billion people are currently living in slums and this figure is expected to…

Bestnet Partner ToughStuff Wins Global Award at Rio+20 Earth Summit

KOLDING, Denmark, June 19, 2012 — Bestnet A/S announced today that their partner ToughStuff is one of eleven winners at the 2012 World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) for their efforts to improve living standards in some of the world's most disadvantaged communities. ToughStuff wi…

Bestnet A/S Releases New Educational Song and Two New Videos to Celebrate World Malaria Day 2012

KOLDING, Denmark, April, 25, 2012 — In keeping with their yearly tradition of creating new educational materials for World Malaria Day, Bestnet A/S announced today that they are releasing a new song and two videos to help educate those most in danger from malaria and other vector-borne diseases.…

Bestnet A/S Partners with ToughStuff to Bring Solar-Powered Energy Solutions to the Aid & Relief Market

KOLDING, Denmark, April 3, 2012 — Bestnet A/S, the manufacturer of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) for the control of malaria and other vector-borne diseases, announced today that it has partnered with ToughStuff, a company which develops durable, a…

Yellowone Needle Cap Now Available in the US on Amazon.com

KOLDING, Denmark, April 3, 2012 — Bestnet A/S announced today that Yellowone Needle Cap is now available to US consumers through Amazon.com. Yellowone Needle Cap is a patented lid, which inexpensively and easily converts regular empty beverage cans into safe and permanent disposal containers…

Bestnet A/S Employs Jobigen Participants

KOLDING, Denmark, March 23, 2012 — Bestnet A/S announced today that it has established a unique cooperation with Jobigen, a Danish non-profit program which helps unemployed workers find suitable employment opportunities. The mutually beneficial cooperation was created to provide Jobigen p…

Bestnet A/S Becomes a Member of GBCHealth

KOLDING, Denmark, Feb. 13, 2012 — Bestnet A/S has announced that it has become an Affiliate Member of GBCHealth. Bestnet is a leading manufacturer of life-saving Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets LLINs and the world's leading supplier of Yellowone Needle…

The New Book from Bestnet A/S, Malaria-Through the eyes of a child, Is Now Available Online

KOLDING, Denmark, Feb. 9, 2012 — Bestnet A/S has announced that their new book, Malaria-Through the eyes of a child, is now available for viewing and/or download on their website. The book is a visual celebration that demonstrates how Bestnet successfully embraced World Malaria Day 2011 as an exc…

Bestnet A/S Donates Royal Blue and Gold Striped Netprotect® LLINs to Rotary in Cote d'Ivoire

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 20, 2012 — Bestnet A/S announced today that their donation of 2500 striped Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) has been received by the Rotary Club of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The donated nets are unique in that they were man…

Bestnet A/S Donates Netprotect® LLINs in Support of the JCI/Nothing But Nets Campaign

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 20, 2012 — Bestnet A/S has announced that the company is once again donating Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) to the Junior Chamber International – JCI/Nothing But Nets campaign in support of their participation in the Bud…

Bestnet A/S Hires Nicolai Lund as Retail Sales Manager

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 19, 2012 — Bestnet A/S, the manufacturer of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs), a leading brand in the fight against malaria, has announced that Nicolai Lund has recently joined the company in the position of Retail Sales Manager.
L…

Christina Anderskov Joins Bestnet A/S as Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 19, 2012 — Bestnet A/S has announced that Christina Anderskov has joined the company in the position of Corporate Social Responsibility Manager. Anderskov joins Bestnet with a diverse background in CSR, business ethics and issues related to international relief and dev…

Bestnet Supports Nothing But Nets Fundraising Activities

KOLDING, Denmark, Dec. 1, 2011 — Bestnet A/S announced today that it has introduced a new feature to its corporate website. This new feature has been designed to help support the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign to raise funds to combat malaria.
Even though it is a preventable diseas…

Bestnet A/S Enters the Infectious Disease Control Market with the Launch of Yellowone Needle Cap

KOLDING, Denmark, Nov. 9, 2011 — Bestnet A/S announced today that it is signaling its entrance into the market for infectious disease control products with the immediate launch of Yellowone Needle Cap. Yellowone Needle Cap is a patented lid, which inexpensively and easily converts regular soda…

Bestnet Announces the Grand Opening of Their New Netprotect® LLIN Manufacturing Facility in Nairobi, Kenya

KOLDING, Denmark, Nov. 2, 2011 — Bestnet A/S announced today that it will be hosting a gala reception on November 3, 2011 in celebration of the grand opening of the project to set up a full-scale Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Net (LLIN) manufacturing facility at Vec…

Robert N. Taylor, PhD Joins Bestnet A/S

KOLDING, Denmark, Oct. 31, 2011 — Bestnet A/S announced today that Robert N. Taylor, PhD has joined the company as Senior Scientist. Dr. Taylor has extensive international experience, with specific expertise as a public health entomologist.
He has held senior management positions with severa…

Bestnet Discusses 'Why Netprotect Is Superior' on the EmeraldPlanet TV Show

KOLDING, Denmark, Oct. 28, 2011 — Bestnet A/S announced today that Doreen Weatherby, US Sales & Marketing Manager, appeared on the October 9, 2011 episode of The EmeraldPlanet television show during an episode entitled "LESS MALARIA: Reaching Community Immunity in Africa through a P…

Bestnet Launches 'Show You Care' Campaign Featuring Netprotect® Customized Logo Nets at an Affordable Price

KOLDING, Demark, Sept. 23, 2011 — Bestnet A/S today announced the international launch of their new "Show You Care" campaign. The new and innovative Netprotect® long-lasting insecticide incorporated mosquito nets (LLINs) being introduced are the only WHOPES recommended LLINs f…

Bestnet Europe Ltd. Educates Children on Five Continents in Recognition of World Malaria Day

KOLDING, Denmark, April 27, 2011 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. has announced the successful completion of their weeklong campaign to educate hundreds of children on five continents that sleeping under Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets can save lives.
In recognition o…

2600 Netprotect(R) LLINs Distributed During the JCI Nothing But Nets Race

KOLDING, Denmark, Feb. 24, 2011 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. today announced the successful completion of the distribution of 2600 donated Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) during the JCI Nothing But Nets Budapest to Bamako Great African Run.
On January 15, 20…

Bestnet Joins Anti-Malaria Efforts with President Obama's Step-Grandmother, the Seventh-day Adventist Church (ADRA) and Roll Back Malaria

KOLDING, Denmark, Feb. 24, 2011 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from Mama Dorcas Against Malaria (MADAM) for a donation of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs).  Bestnet recently donated the 500 Netprotect® LLINs th…

Bestnet Europe Ltd. Donates Netprotect® LLINs in Support of the JCI Nothing But Nets Campaign

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 10, 2011 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. has announced a donation of 2600 Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) to JCI (Junior Chamber International) to support their participation in the Budapest-Bamako Great African Run, the world's l…

Bestnet Europe Ltd. Announces Re-design of Corporate Website

KOLDING, Denmark, Dec. 31, 2010 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. has announced that the company is finalizing a complete revision of their corporate website to make it more user-friendly for Bestnet's customers, partners and collaborators in the worldwide vector control market.
"Bestnet is a…

Bestnet Europe Ltd. Introduces New 290 Mesh Netprotect® LLINs

KOLDING, Denmark, Dec. 31, 2010 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. has announced the introduction of a new 290 mesh size for Netprotect® LLINs. The new mesh size is being introduced to help fight the battle against smaller vectors such as the vectors of Dengue and Leishmaniasis. "The new mesh size is Best…

Bestnet Europe Ltd. Announces Decreases in Freight Costs for Netprotect® LLINs

KOLDING, Denmark, Dec. 31, 2010 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. announced today that they have been installing new baling equipment at their worldwide Netprotect® production sites. Bestnet, a leader in the fight against malaria, is constantly looking for new ways to save their customers money, thereby…

Bestnet Releases a New Music Video, 'Hope is the Light,' as Part of the Fight Against Malaria

KOLDING, Denmark, Nov. 11, 2010 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. will host a star-studded party in Kolding this evening for the world premiere of a new music video, "Hope is the Light." Award-winning singers, songwriters and producers will be present to celebrate the release of the new music vide…

Soft Power Health Wins Bestnet's Annual Photo Contest

KOLDING, Denmark, Nov. 2, 2010 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. announced today that a photograph submitted by Dr. Jessie Stone of Soft Power Health has been chosen as the first place winner in Bestnet's 2010 Photo Contest. The winning photograph was taken by professional photographer Christopher Ga…

Bestnet Establishes New Netprotect(R) Sewing and Packing Facility in Mombasa, Kenya

KOLDING, Denmark, Nov. 1, 2010 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. today announced the establishment of a new Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Mosquito Net (LLIN) sewing and packing facility at Vector Solutions in Mombasa, Kenya. Bestnet believes strongly in investing in the transfer of techn…

Bestnet Launches New Highly Colored Striped Netprotect(R) Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets

KOLDING, Denmark, Aug. 18, 2010 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. today announced the international launch of highly colored, striped Netprotect(R) Long Lasting Insecticidal Mosquito Nets.
Long Lasting Insecticidal Mosquito Nets (LLINs) are a vital tool in the combat against malaria, especially in sub…

Bestnet Europe Ltd. Launches Netprotect® A — A Long Lasting Insecticide Net with an Improved Design for Better Use Compliance

KOLDING, Demark, May 17, 2010 — Bestnet Europe Ltd. today announced the international launch of Netprotect® A, a new design for mosquito nets that makes using a Long Lasting Insecticidal Mosquito Net easier, especially in homes with living spaces that are not compatible with traditionally des…

Singer James Sampson's Latest Hit 'Hope Is the Light' Part of the Fight Against Deadly Mosquito Bites

KOLDING, Denmark, April 27, 2010 — The fight against malaria has been ongoing for many years, yet every minute a person dies from malaria.
On Sunday, April 25, 2010, Bestnet Europe Ltd., in cooperation with partners all over the world, took an active role to lead the fight against deadly mosquito bi…