Collins Medical Equipment celebrates 85 years

Friday, September 23, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Collins Medical Equipment celebrated 85 years in business with a grand re-opening ceremony today. The family owned and operated business started as Collins Pharmacy in 1931. It added home medical equipment in the mid-70s. Collins sold its prescription department to CVS in 2002, and focused on HME and supplies. It launched a new division, “Collins Accessibility Solutions,” in 2010. Four generations of Collins managing the business today: Jack Collins, president; Chris Collins, general manager, who is celebrating 30 years; Tom Collins IV, finance; and Bryan Collins, sales and marketing.