Compass Health makes second buy this year

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

CLEVELAND – Compass Health Brands has acquired Meridian Medical, a manufacturer of gel overlays, cushions, support surfaces, lymphedema systems and respiratory products. “This acquisition expands our best in class product portfolio and provides us a solid platform in the pressure prevention category,” said Stuart Straus, president and CEO of Compass Health Brands. The Knoxville, Tenn.-based Meridian markets its products under the brands Air Lift, CareFore, Ultra Care, Gel Lite, Core Comfort and MediPress. Mike Cofer, president of Meridian, will stay on with Compass in the role of director of manufacturing operations. In April, Compass Health acquired the Strengthtape brand of kinesiology tape.