Industry Watch — Hu-Friedy acquires J. Palmero Sales Company
Hu-Friedy announced Jan. 13 that it purchased J. Palmero Sales Co., a dental products company located in Stratford, Connecticut. Palmero specializes in infection prevention and safety products.
Hu-Friedy and Palmero will operate mostly independently with distinct brands, value propositions and operations. Karen Neiner, vice president of corporate development and professional relations at Hu-Friedy, will be in charge of the transition.
“J. Palmero is a family-owned company, and we are proud to have been entrusted to carry on and build upon the legacy of the Palmero brand,” said Hu-Friedy CEO Ron Saslow in a press release.
“This acquisition plays an important role in driving our continued growth, while expanding the range of infection prevention and safety products we offer to the global dental market.”