Performance Health buys TheraPearl

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

AKRON, Ohio – Performance Health, the manufacturer behind TheraBand, Biofreeze, Perform, Cramer, Bon Vital and Hygenic branded products, has acquired TheraPearl, a creator of hot and cold therapy products. The acquisition brings strength and scale to Performance Health’s emerging retail business, the company states in a press release. TheraPearl’s products use a proprietary Pearl Technology that allows them to be chilled or heated. They conform to the body and can be used for 20 minutes of hot/cold therapy. The products are available at most retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada, including Walmart, Rite Aid, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Target. In March, they became available in Europe at the pharmacy chain Boots. TheraPearl will continue to operate from its headquarters in Maryland.