Southern Home adds fitness to biz mix

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - In a different move for the young company, Southern Home Medical Equipment has signed an acquisition agreement with Ladies Health & Fitness USA, the company announced Jan. 10. Southern Home Medical has already acquired three more traditional HME companies (See HME News February 2007). Ladies Health provides 30-minute fitness programs exclusively to women. Its original location is in Mauldin, S.C. Southern Home Medical planned a second location in January and a third location this month. "This acquisition will be the first of many health- and wellness-related acquisitions to come," Greg Tucker, president of Southern Home Medical, stated in a release.