INDUSTRY WATCH: July/August 2014

Kirby Lester Acquired

Capsa Solutions, a worldwide leader of medication management systems, mobile computing carts, and medical-cart platforms located in Portland, Ore., has announced the acquisition of Kirby Lester.

Since its inception in 2008, Capsa Solutions has grown by expanding its product portfolio into an array of healthcare markets both domestically and internationally. The addition of Kirby Lester products further expands Capsa’s offering in the medication-dispensing category.

Commenting on the acquisition, Andrew Sherrill, CEO of Capsa Solutions, says, “Kirby Lester has exhibited great leadership in product development and exceeding the expectations of their customers, and we’re very excited and proud to add them to the Capsa team.”

Garry Zage, CEO of Kirby Lester, sees the acquisition creating a stronger organization for Kirby Lester and says that the combination of products and professionals with extensive healthcare experience will drive innovation that advances medication-dispensing automation.