Graham-Field Invests in Made in USA Strategic Initiative
Atlanta, Georgia, September 12, 2022: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Continuing its major investment in United States based manufacturing equipment, Graham-Field is pleased to announce a multi-million-dollar investment in an advanced 3D Fiber Optic Laser Tube Cutting System. This next generation system will complement Graham-Field’s existing laser cutting equipment. The new equipment will be operational by mid-2023 and will be able to function 24/7 in Graham-Field’s 156,000 square foot Wisconsin steel fabrication facility.
Kurt Hellman, Senior Vice President of Manufacturing said, “the high performance and flexibility to process round, square, rectangular and special shaped tubing, plus angle iron, channel and flat bar steel will allow us to manufacture a wide variety of components that make up several of our critical product lines.” Tushar Desai, VP Quality & Manufacturing added, “The 3D-Tilt Cutting Head enables fast, accurate and repeatable cuts by utilizing a computer guided graphical interface. This accuracy brings a new level of quality to our finished products. This level of quality is critical in healthcare grade products.”
Investing in the new Tube Laser Cutting system adds to the advanced manufacturing equipment already in use at Graham-Field’s Wisconsin facility. “Graham-Field can manufacture quality, competitively priced healthcare equipment here in the United States. We invest in our people, factories and cutting-edge manufacturing equipment so we can meet the increased demand for our healthcare products.” states Ken Spett, President & CEO.
About GF Health Products, Inc.
Graham-Field is a major manufacturer of healthcare products used in the extended care, acute care, primary care and homecare markets. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with more than 300 US-based employees, Graham-Field has wholly owned domestic factories in WI, GA, NC, and RI, with additional distribution facilities in MO, GA and CA. Graham-Field product brands include Basic American Medical Products™, Everest & Jennings®, Gendron®, Grafco®, Hausted®, Intensa®, John Bunn®, Labtron®, Lumex® and Lumiscope®. Visit grahamfield.com or call 1.770.368.4700.