Our Story

Blue Star was founded by owner Lanny LaPlante, Jr., after seeing the dismal state of health care on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, where he grew up.

Blue Star now has an outstanding relationship with over 100 suppliers and manufacturers and a sales team with over 20  years of experience. We can streamline IHS orders, from consumables to high tech medical equipment and dental equipment, through our distribution network.

Blue Star is SDVOSB, HUBZone, Native American Owned and MBE certified. We focus on supporting the IHS by providing quality products and excellent customer service while helping companies like yours fulfill your obligation to the Buy Indian Act. We take the time to build specialized relationships with individuals like you. We’ve worked hard to build these relationships, and have become a first call for contracting officers looking for new supplies and equipment.

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Blue Star Inc. is a Native American owned company, which provides a broad range of medical and dental products and services to the private, federal, and military healthcare markets. Blue Star is a full solution provider of medical and dental products, supplies, and services. Blue Star delivers prompt and cost effective solutions to diverse healthcare provider’s needs.