The California startup is expanding its service from Rwanda to its much larger neighbor.
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
JULY 21, 2014
NYS DOS ID#
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
NYS Entity Type
FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
2014 - LENOX MEDICAL SUPPLY SERVICES, LLC
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