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Kirby Lester acquired by Capsa Solutions
July 8th, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. – Capsa Solutions, a provider of medication management systems, mobile computing carts and medical cart platforms for health care facilities, has acquired pharmacy automation technology provider Kirby Lester LLC.
Capsa said Tuesday that the addition of Kirby Lester products expands its offering in the medication dispensing category and provides a wider product portfolio to both Capsa and Kirby Lester customers.
"Adding Kirby Lester to our portfolio of products is another example of how Capsa is uniquely positioned to be an invaluable partner to health care pharmacies in all market sectors," stated Andrew Sherrill, chief executive officer of Capsa Solutions. "Now we can provide our customers, and the market overall, an expanded range of medication management and dispensing solutions to ensure greater value from a single-source supplier."
Plans call for Kirby Lester to continue to operate under the same brand name as a division of Capsa Solutions.
"The acquisition of Kirby Lester by Capsa Solutions creates a significantly stronger organization for our customers and core markets," commented Garry Zage, CEO of Lake Forest, Ill.-based Kirby Lester. "The combination of products and professionals with extensive health care experience will drive new innovation that advances medication dispensing automation and accuracy, ultimately improving the safety and delivery of patient care."