MISSISSAUGA, ON November 2, 2018 — Chalmers Group of Companies (Chalmers Group), a privately owned Canadian Corporation with Corporate Head Office in Mississauga, ON, today announced that they have completed the acquisition of PRIMUS Sterilizer Company, LLC (PRIMUS) effective November 1, 2018.

PRIMUS is a leading manufacturer of sterilization systems for clinical, life science, vivarium, bio-containment, and biopharma applications. The focus of the company is intelligent design for ease of use and simplified maintenance. Its trademarked PRI-Mirror chamber finish is the highest, standard surface finish in the market, setting PRIMUS
apart from all others.

The addition of PRIMUS to Scientek and CSI/Jewett, currently held by Chalmers, creates a single source solution for steam sterilizers, washing equipment, autopsy/dissection equipment, and stainless steel case goods. Together, it will become one of the largest manufacturers of its kind in North America.

Chalmers Group of Companies named Jim Fry as President and CEO of the combined group. Mr. Fry has extensive experience successfully leading multinational businesses in infection control and is excited to be selected for this position.

“The combined presence of PRIMUS, Scientek, and CSI/Jewett creates a complete solution for customers in Life Science and Healthcare facilities. A passionate team focused on Infection Control will be able to support our customer base from multiple points in North America and is unmatched in today’s market.” states Fry.

H. S. Takhar, CEO of Chalmers, stated, “We are very pleased with this development. PRIMUS is a natural fit and aligns well with our long-term strategy to develop synergistic businesses with a global customer focus. The combined strong and committed leadership teams of PRIMUS, Scientek, and CSI/Jewett will continue to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service, building on the combined synergies of the group.”

About PRIMUS Sterilizer Company
As an established leader in the steam sterilizer industry, PRIMUS has always maintained its philosophy of building
simple, versatile, and highly reliable sterilizers – all manufactured in the USA.

About Chalmers Group of Companies
Chalmers Group is a privately-owned corporation with subsidiaries in the USA and Canada, offering niche quality products to Medical and Transportation equipment industries since 1992. Chalmers Group of Companies has strong design and manufacturing capabilities that offers a wide range of diversified products to global markets.

For more information please visit www.chalmersgroup.com.

For Additional Information Contact:
Amanda Rose
Director of Marketing and Strategy
(402) 344-4200

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