from concepts to reality - fulfilling a need
In 1979 Group Managing Director, Paul Nielsen joined Auto Suture Company (Australia) a division of US Surgical Corporation manufacturers of innovative Surgical Stapling devices that replaced manual hand suturing techniques. After intensive 'in house' training at the company's US headquarters and in Operating Theatre's in USA & Canada, he was appointed Technical Consultant for USSC covering South Australia and the Northern Territory. Responsibilities included Hospital Inservice Training, Operating Theatre Staff and Surgeons Training and Laboratory workshops to support the companies products. During this period the team introduced Surgical Stapling techniques to General, Thoracic and Gynaecological Surgeons as well as Bariatric (Obesity) and later Laparoscopic (Key Hole) Surgery. i
In 1994, after working for nearly 20 years introducing new technologies in the Surgical Devices, Surgical Lasers and Oncology (Cancer) fields for major corporations and rising to Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand Mr. Nielsen incorporated his own privately owned Surgical/Medical distribution company in Brisbane, Australia. The company, Sole Health Care Products distributed Ophthalmology (Eye) Products, Vascular Surgical & Medical Laser Systems, General Surgical products, and Operating Room Equipment & Consumables and became a leader in a number of fields.
In 2008 a specialist nutritional product division was formed within the company to produce Chewable Multivitamin & Multimineral products to cater for the unfulfilled needs of people on a reduced/restricted diet who had undergone Obesity (Bariatric) Surgery. Since 2008 - Nutrichew Chewable Multivitamin/Multimineral tablets have become the No 1 recommended Multivitamin/Multimineral supplement for Bariatric (Obesity) patients. in Australia & New Zealand
In 2015, the Nutritional Products division was separated from the Medical Devices Company and Nutristar Solutions Pty Ltd was formed. After 12 month's research and development including re-formulation, feasibility, and 'taste' testing, NutriFuel Soluble Powdered Multivitamin/Multimineral in convenient "daily dose" sachets were manufactured. Designed for adults of all ages, as a single daily dose multivitamin and multimineral supplement, NutriFuel contained no herbal fillers, no artificial sweeteners, and no effervescent chemicals - the 29 Vitamins and Minerals could be dissolved in cold water or unsweetened juice or added to a smoothie or sprinkled on cereal.
Nutristar Solutions Pty Ltd was awarded an Australian Innovative Patent for Nutrifuel in 2016.
1n 2018, our 10th year of producing industry-leading Chewable and Water Soluble Multivitamin/Multimineral powdered products in Australia and New Zealand, the company
launched Nutrifuel Plus. Nutrifuel Plus contains 30 active ingredients including Natural Astaxanthin - the most powerful antioxidant on the planet. New technology allows the Astaxanthin water-soluble antioxidant powder granules to be individually encapsulated into tiny beadlets so that they can be mixed with Vitamins & Minerals in the formulation without compromising product stability and efficacy over time.
Nutrifuel Plus with Astaxanthin has found a wide following across all age-groups with over 40's and Seniors being strongly represented in daily users of the product.