Vital Signs, Dentsply complete acquisitions:
This article was originally published in Clinica
This week saw both Vital Signs and Dentsply close acquisitions to boost geographic coverage and expand product range, respectively. Through its subsidiary Sleep Services of America, Vital Signs, the Totowa, New Jersey-based medical device manufacturer has completed the acquisition of Southern Sleep Technologies, a sleep diagnostics service provider, and Southern Home Respiratory Care, a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) equipment supplier for sleep apnoea patients (see Clinica No 1239, p 13). Dental products manufacturer Dentsply (York, Pennsylvania) has closed a deal to acquire all assets of Sultan Healthcare (see Clinica No 1263, p 14). Sultan, located in Englewood, New Jersey, will expand Dentsply's product portfolio with the addition of its line of dental consumables.