Compass Health Brands recently announced the acquisition of Meridian Medical, a manufacturer and supplier of gel overlays, seating/positioning cushions, therapeutic support surfaces, lymphedema systems and respiratory products. Terms of the purchase are not being disclosed.

The company will now have a full suite of solutions for pressure prevention to better service HME providers. Meridian Medical markets its products under six the brands: Air Lift, CareFore, Ultra Care, Gel Lite, Core Comfort and MediPress.

“This acquisition expands our best in class product portfolio and provides us a solid platform in the pressure prevention category,” said Stuart Straus, President and CEO of Compass Health Brands. “In addition, Meridian nicely compliments our Roscoe Medical business and greatly enhances our ability to meet the growing needs of our home medical equipment dealer network.”

With operations in Knoxville, Tennessee, Meridian Medical will continue to manufacture products in the United States. Mike Cofer will stay on and serve as Director of Manufacturing Operations.