Drive Medical becomes more Specialised

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive Medical has acquired U.K.-based Specialised Orthotic Services (SOS), a manufacturer and distributor of specialized seating and mobility products.

“The acquisition of Specialised Orthotic Services extends our already significant presence in Europe and expands our portfolio of products in the specialized seating and rehabilitation market,” stated Harvey Diamond, CEO of Drive Medical, in a press release.

The acquisition complements Drive Medical’s Wenzelite line of mobility and seating products.

Specialised Orthotic Services is known for its P Pod, Nessie and a wide range of other postural seating systems.

“(These products) will enhance our global product offering in this market segment,” stated Richard Kolodny, president of Drive Medical, in the release. “We are confident that we will achieve additional growth in this area through the introduction of Drive’s complementary product lines to the SOS customers.”

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.