Graham-Field buys Hausted
ATLANTA – Graham-Field (GF) Health Products, a manufacturer of home health products, has completed the acquisition of Hausted, a manufacturer of patient handling equipment, including stretchers and chairs, according to a press release. GF is currently a supply partner to Hausted for steel components. Upon completion of the transaction, GF will relocate the Hausted manufacturing and processing facilities to its expanded Fond du Lac, Wis.-based steel fabrication facility, and its Doraville, Ga.-based mattress facilities, the release noted. “Our investment in automated, lean manufacturing technology and engineering in our Fond du Lac facility will allow Graham-Field to build on the great heritage of Hausted,” stated Ken Spett, president and CEO of GF. The transaction is scheduled to close June 30.