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Graham-Field secures 'quick jump' with Gendron

June 26, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - GF Health Products has significantly increased the weight capacity of its bariatric product line with its acquisition of Gendron in June, says President and CEO Ken Spett.Gendron has a number of products with 1,000-pound weight capacities, including beds, patient lifts, transport stretchers and patient commodes.“It bumps us up, in many cases, to double the weight limit that we've had in the past,” he said.Gendron, which has been in the “mobile patient management business”...

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Graham-Field acquires Gendron

June 16, 2020HME News Staff

ATLANTA - GF Health Products has acquired Gendron, a manufacturer specializing in beds, mobility, seating and transfer equipment for the bariatric market.“This acquisition will further allow Graham-Field to provide an integrated system of products to assist in the care of the bariatric patient and resident,” said Ken Spett, president and CEO of Graham-Field. “The acquisition will also expand our 'Made in USA' Strategic Initiative and will enhance the market potential of Graham-Field's...

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GF Health Products honored for expansion efforts

January 22, 2020HME News Staff

ATLANTA - GF Health Products has received the 2019 GLOBE Award from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, in recognition of its expansion into new global markets. This is GF's fourth year receiving the award, which was established in 2014 to recognize Georgia companies for their outstanding export achievements.

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Short takes: GF Health Products, SoClean

October 8, 2019HME News Staff

GF Health Products has achieved ISO 13485:2016 and MDAP certification at six of its facilities, including its corporate headquarters in Atlanta and its manufacturing facility in Fond du Lac, Wis. “We are extremely proud of our employees' efforts as this certification provides a critical building block for our continued growth in the medical device market and is yet another example of our ongoing dedication to quality,” said Cherie Antoniazzi, senior vide president of quality, regulatory...

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GF takes increasingly global outlook

January 23, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - A 35% increase in its international business in the past two years has fueled two recent announcements at GF Health Products, says company exec Ken Spett.The company announced in December that it was buying Intensa, a healthcare furniture manufacturer based in High Point, N.C., in a move that increases its upholstery making capabilities by 40,000 square feet.“We currently do upholstery in Georgia and that line is at capacity,” said Spett, president and CEO. “The growth...

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GF makes buy

December 21, 2017HME News Staff

ATLANTA - GF Health Products plans to acquire Intensa, a manufacturer of medical and laboratory furniture based in High Point, N.C., it announced today. “This acquisition will expand our existing product line and customer base; is well-aligned with our growth strategies; and supports our objective to be a preferred global provider of healthcare equipment,” said Ken Spett, president and CEO of GF Health products, in a press release. The transaction is scheduled to close on Dec. 31.

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Graham-Field unites facilities

October 24, 2017HME News Staff

ATLANTA - GF Health Products is in the process of building a new global headquarters. The planned facility will unite the company's headquarters, customer showroom and regional distribution center, and allow it to increase its manufacturing capacity and better take advantage of the strong talent in the metro Atlanta area. “The decision to expand our presence in Atlanta was the next step in our growth strategy,” said Ken Spett, president and CEO. “As the constriction process moves...

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Governor recognizes GF Health Products for export excellence

March 21, 2017HME News Staff

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), recently presented Graham-Field with the Georgia Launching Opportunities by Exporting (GLOBE) Award. “It is gratifying to know how well Graham-Field's USA-manufactured medical equipment is respected throughout the world,” said President and CEO Ken Spett, who accepted the award. It is because of companies like Graham-Field that Georgia has earned a reputation as a leader in...

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GF builds community

September 9, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ATLANTA - As competitive bidding drives HME providers to look for new markets, GF Health Products wants to be their connector.“GF may be best known for one product or category, but where we can also be beneficial is that we service other areas, like extended care,” said Cynthia Counts, vice president of homecare and product management. “We can be their experts in those areas.”GF has made a number of changes this year to help reposition the company as a resource to providers....

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GF Health partners with Mercy Ships

July 7, 2016HME News Staff

ATLANTA - GF Health Products has agreed to donate medical equipment to Mercy Ships, a volunteer-based international charity that delivers free health care to Africa and other medically underserved nations. Mercy Ships, which operates the largest non-governmental hospital ship in the world, has performed more than 79,000 life-saving surgeries and docked in more than 580 ports since 1978.“We are proud to partner with Mercy Ships and its 1,400 volunteers in their mission to make health care accessible...

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