Drive ‘drives off’ with Primus Medical

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive Medical has acquired Youngstown, Ohio-based bed manufacturer Primus Medical. “This acquisition provides Drive with a complete portfolio of high-quality, long-term care beds, and will position Drive as a major manufacturer in this rapidly-growing market,” said Harvey Diamond, CEP of Drive Medical in a press release. Primus Medical manufactures full-function low beds, bariatric beds, lifts and chairs, therapeutic air and foam mattresses, lifts and slings. Primus’ Mark Shaw, president and COO, and Dan Halas, vice president of sales, will join Drive’s management team. Tony Crisitello, senior vice president of long-term care at Drive, will also head Primus’ long-term care division.