Anodyne Medical Device Inc, Los Angeles, a designer and manufacturer of specialty support surfaces and patient positioning devices serving the acute care, home care, and long-term care medical markets, recently announced its acquisition of Okla-based PrimaTech Medical Systems, a supplier of electronically-controlled specialty support systems to the long-term care and home care medical markets.

PrimaTech Medical Systems specializes in the design and distribution of medical support surfaces, including mattress replacements, overlays, and seating systems, with a distribution network that extends through North America, Europe, and Australia.

According to Mark Bidner, chairman and CEO of Anodyne Medical Device, The addition of PrimaTech to Anodyne Medical Device underscores our commitment to growth in the long-term care and home care markets, while allowing us to maintain our leadership position in the acute care market.

Bidner says the acquisition of PrimaTech also solidifies an exclusive partnership with Taiwan-based Suzric Enterprise Ltd to continue manufacturing products for PrimaTech. This strategic relationship will enable Anodyne Medical Device to marry its industry leading technology with Suzrics low cost manufacturing capabilities to provide quality product at competitive pricing in the home care and long-term care marketplace, he says.

In keeping with the companys policy of retaining the existing management of its acquisitions, PrimaTechs Dikran Tourian has been named executive vice president of sales and marketing of Anodyne Medical Device.

With the addition of PrimaTech, Anodyne Medical Device can now offer the marketplace a complete product line encompassing all technologies that, until now, was impossible to obtain through a single source,” says Tourian. “We now can offer the acute care, home care and long-term care market participants a complete line of foam, gel, air, and air/foam combination support surface products.

Anodyne Medical Device is a designer and manufacturer of specialty support surfaces and patient positioning devices, with manufacturing facilities located on both coasts. The company remains active in organic and acquisition-based growth focused exclusively on the patient positioning and medical support surface markets. In addition to PrimaTech Medical Systems, Anodyne Medical Devices portfolio of companies includes AMF Support Surfaces, Anatomic Concepts, and SenTech Medical Systems.