Home-grown products and services
by HomeCare Editors
May 21, 2018

For three years, HomeCare Magazine has been bringing you a roundup of products made start to finish here in the United States. We also asked each company featured in these pages why keeping manufacturing in the U.S. is important. Some companies are working with veterans, and others want to keep jobs in their communities. Whatever the reason, we are proud to showcase these American-made products here for you.


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ALEX ORTHOPEDIC

Sport Seat Cane
Ben Defrank, Sales Consultant
alexorthopedic.com

“Alex Orthopedic Inc. has been manufacturing products in the United States since its inception in 1986, and this process is as important to us now as it was back then. By choosing to produce many of our products domestically, we have a greater amount of quality control allowing us to take pride in all the products we produce.”


Patriot Ramp

AMERICAN ACCESS

Patriot Ramp System
Barry Clark, President
aaramps.com

“As a family-owned company, we are very proud that we’re able to manufacture all our ramps in America. Manufacturing our ramps in the U.S. gives us the opportunity to contribute to the economy by providing quality jobs for our local communities.”


hi low bed

ASSURED COMFORT

Hi-Low Adjustable Bed
Edward Hettig, Director of Marketing
assuredcomfortbed.com

“Assured Comfort Beds are completely manufactured in Bassett, Virginia. We have been fortunate to use the resources of this area, filled with a rich heritage of suppliers and craftsmen. Our products fill a niche for those looking for quality U.S.-manufactured, hi-low adjustable beds.”


Brownmed Seal Tight

BROWNMED

Seal-Tight Original
Brandon Rodriguez, Vice President Product Development
brownmed.com

“All Brownmed products have a solid medical foundation, and all new product design starts with patient comfort in mind. Many of our products are made at our 81,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Spirit Lake, Iowa. The result is a higher-quality product, improved patient compliance and increased overall product efficacy.”


CORE PRODUCTS

Therapeutic Product Collection
Philip Mattison, President
coreproducts.com

Core Products

“Core Products is proud to manufacture many of our pillows, hot and cold therapy products, and orthopedic braces and supports in our Osceola and Chetek, Wisconsin, facilities. America’s small towns are the hidden gems of the workforce, manufacturing the highest quality, American-made products available.”


Diestco Manufacturing

DIESTCO MANUFACTURING CORP

Product Collection
Dan Diestel, President
diestco.com

“Diestco Manufacturing has been manufacturing mobility accessories in the United States for more than 25 years. Keeping jobs in America, making high-quality products our customers can trust, and contributing to our economy are why our products we will always be 100 percent made in the U.S.”


Drop Support

DROP SUPPORT

Edwin R. Aragon, Owner
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“Drop Support is proud to manufacture our harnesses here in the United States. We want to support other small businesses, grow and keep the American Dream alive. We prefer to work with our neighbors to ensure our customers are receiving a quality product made in the U.S.”


ORBIT transfer lift

EZ-ACCESS

ORBIT Patient Transfer Lift
Don Everard, CEO
ezaccess.com

“The ORBIT Patient Transfer Lift, along with several other EZ-ACCESS products are made in the United States, which is important to us because it allows us to provide American jobs, higher quality products, customization and improved innovation.”


Lumex Gold Mattress

GF HEALTH PRODUCTS

Lumex Gold Care Foam Mattress
Ken Spett, President and CEO
grahamfield.com

“We began our BACK IN THE USA! initiative to provide our customers with a more unique product. Producing and assembling products in the United States provides several advantages such as streamlined logistics and qualified workforce—both of which we found to be very strong in the metro Atlanta region.”


Invacare POC

INVACARE

Platinum Mobile Oxygen Concentrator
Dean Childers, Senior Vice President and General Manager, North America
invacare.com

“Although global in reach, Invacare is proud to be an American company and remains committed to producing products here at home that help promote recovery and active lifestyles among our friends and neighbors.”


It's You Babe

IT’S YOU BABE, LLC

PF Press
Christine Seering, Manager
itsyoubabe.com

“At It’s You Babe, LLC, manufacturing in the U.S. is important, because we have been able to create jobs in a rural area of Central Michigan. We are able to maintain our personal touch on every product, while preserving the close-knit culture of small business.”


Core Spun

KNIT-RITE

Core-Spun
Chris Vering, President
knitrite.com

“We remain 100 percent committed to U.S. manufacturing as the passion of our employees shows in the products we manufacture. We constantly invest in new technology and employee education, primarily focusing on lean manufacturing concepts at our plants in Kansas City, Kansas, and Hamlet, North Carolina.”


Motivo Tour

MOTIVO

Tour
Jeremy Knopow, Founder
motivolife.com

“As one of the only walkers made in the U.S., the design of the Motivo Tour is different than any other mobility device. Our modern manufacturing facility in our home state of Wisconsin helps us create the high-quality and durable walkers that our customers require.”


foot fort

RACO COMFORT ENTERPRISES

Foot Fort
James Sears, Founder
racocomfort.com

“Keeping manufacturing in the U.S. should be our patriotic duty. By creating and keeping jobs in America, you just might be able to employ a disabled American veteran, letting them know there are people who appreciate the sacrifices they made each and every day for the freedoms we all enjoy.”


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WE HAVE IT HANDLED CORP

Add-a-Handle
Tara Payne Vallin, CEO
add-a-handle.com

“While a large part of my decision was to be proactive in supporting working America, as a fiscally responsible small-business owner, I also priced manufacturing overseas, in Mexico, Canada and within the U.S. I was more than pleasantly surprised to find a manufacturer in my home county who could offer the best pricing!”


walker storage rack

WERTH LLC

Walker Storage Rack
Chris Werth, Owner
werthwalkerstorage.com

“Werth, LLC, is proud to manufacture in the U.S. because we believe in the grass-roots power of neighbor supporting neighbor. Our communities have greater opportunities to flourish when collective interdependence is prioritized. We value our role in the overarching initiative to develop sustainable local economies.”