Global medical products manufacturer and distributor Medline announced the acquisition of Williamston, MI–based medical supplies manufacturer Centurion Medical Products in an all cash transaction that closed on Dec. 7. This acquisition gives Medline, headquartered in Northfield, IL, a full set of vascular access products that complements its minor procedure tray offerings and its growing infection prevention focus, said Medline.
“Centurion is a great fit with Medline,” said Jim Pigott, Group President for Medline. “Our additional customers and markets will further propel its success and bring more of its innovative solutions to healthcare providers.
“Our similar histories as family-owned companies focused on service and quality has us optimistic for a seamless transition for customers and partners,” Pigott added.
According to the company’s announcement, Medline is the largest family-owned manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies and solutions with global operations and annual sales of more than $10 billion and more than 16,000 employees worldwide. Centurion will continue to operate as a subsidiary of Medline.
Centurion has manufacturing facilities in Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Arizona and Mexico.
Medline recently added 50,000 square feet to its operations at the company’s Oradel Industrial Center in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, according to a news item in MexicoNow.
“Centurion’s strength has always been our eagerness to listen to customers and provide high performance products that improve patient care and caregiver efficiency,” said Tom Archipley, CEO, Centurial Medical Products. “By joining forces with Medline, we have the opportunity to pair our unique products with their industry-leading service model and scale. We are extremely excited to become a part of the Medline family.”
Medline offers more than 350,000 medical device and support services through more than 1,400 direct sales representatives.