History

1949 – Easy Lift Mobile Stretcher launched and built in Medina Ohio

1957 – The first chair Model 3000 Inval-aid Chair introduced

1962 – Collapsing stretcher develop for ambulance applications

1968 – Unicare stretcher models introduced to the market

1973 – Unicare bed models introduction

1978 – Introduction of Hausted’s first critical care bed with scale

1981 – First radiolucent bed was introduced to critical care to facilitate fluoroscopic procedures

1987 – The APC, All Purpose Chair was introduced and eliminated the need to laterally transfer patients

1997 – Horizon series stretcher line introduced to the market

1998 – Hausted was acquired by Steris, moved to Montgomery, Alabama

2010 – Hausted Patient Handling, LLC is created to maintain the tradition started in 1949

2013 – GF Health Products, Inc. acquires Hausted. GF moves the manufacturing of the Hausted product line to GF’s manufacturing facility in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin where GF manufactures it’s Basic American Medical Products® line of beds for Extended Care facilities. Coincidentally, GF was already a long time manufacturer of component parts for Hausted.