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04/04/2016

Health o meter® Professional Scales Named "Outstanding Warehouse Vendor of the Year"

Health o meter® Professional Scales was recently named "Outstanding Warehouse Vendor of the Year" at the 2016 National Distribution & Contracting, Inc. (NDC) annual exhibition in New Orleans.  As one of 200 medical manufacturers in the NDC warehouse program, this is a top honor as it is awarded to vendors who achieved outstanding sales performance in 2015.  Outstanding vendors are recognized as valuable business partners who embrace the partnership with NDC and its members, leverage the NDC marketing programs and utilize sales resources to grow their business.

03/03/2016

Pelstar LLC/Health o meter® Professional Scales Introduces New Digital Wet Diaper/Lap Sponge/Organ Scale

Pelstar LLC/Health o meter® Professional Scales introduces its new Digital Wet Diaper/Lap Sponge/Organ Scale (Model 3400KL). Designed for use in sterile environments such as Neonatal ICUs and surgical suites, the scale offers hygienic features such as an easy to clean stainless steel base and removable, stainless steel weighing pan. The weighing pan effectively retains fluids and can be autoclaved. Powered by a rechargeable battery, the heavy duty scale is portable and easy to hold using its built in handles.

01/27/2016

Body Composition Analysis Scales Now Available From Health o meter® Professional Scales

Health o meter® Professional Scales announces the launch of its G6 Series body composition analysis scales. Using bio-impedance technology from Valhalla Scientific, the G6 Series scales provide a full body composition report including body weight, body fat %, visceral fat, fat-free mass, body water %, muscle-mass, body mass index, and recommended daily caloric intake.

01/18/2016

Health o meter® Professional Scales Introduces New Wall-Mounted Height Rod

Health o meter® Professional Scales expands its line of height measuring instruments with the new Wall-Mounted Telescopic Metal Height Rod (Model 201HR). This easy to use aluminum height rod features a smooth-sliding headpiece and telescoping rod design that allows caregivers to quickly and easily read patient height measurements. With a wide measuring range of 2”-90” in 1/8” increments (6 cm-230cm in 1mm increments), the product is ideal for use with both pediatric and adult patients.

12/16/2015

Pelstar LLC/Health o meter® Professional Scales Donates to Local Food Pantry

Pelstar LLC, manufacturer of Health o meter® Professional scales, made a generous donation to HCS Family Services, a non-profit charity serving residents of Southeast Dupage County, Illinois. HCS Family Services operates a local food pantry that was in great need for paper goods such as personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, and diapers. These items were collected by Pelstar/Health o meter® Professional Scales employees and over 238 pounds of paper goods were then donated to the food pantry.

12/01/2015

Success of Pelstar LLC/Health o meter® Professional Scales Cited in Harvard Business School Case Study

A recent case study published by the Harvard Business School cites Pelstar LLC/Health o meter® Professional Scales’ successful climb to the #1 Medical Scale brand.  The Harvard study focuses on the trend towards shareholder activism often resulting in companies being sold to private-equity investors who see the promise in a long-standing brand. The case study cited the example of the Health o meter® Professional purchase from its parent company in 2002 by a group of private-equity investors.