Winco Mfg., LLC Acquires Assets of TransMotion Medical Inc.; Expands Presence in Specialty Medical Treatment Stretcher-Chairs

Winco Mfg., LLC Acquires Assets of TransMotion Medical Inc.; Expands Presence in Specialty Medical Treatment Stretcher-Chairs

Innovative Stretcher-Chair technology complements portfolio of Durable Medical Furnishings

Ocala, FL and Sharon Center OH, June 5, 2015 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
Winco Mfg., LLC announced today the acquisition of all assets of TransMotion Medical Inc., (TMM) a manufacturer of Specialty Medical Treatment Stretcher-Chairs from EBO Group, Inc.  With operations in Sharon Center, Ohio, TransMotion has developed the TMM3, TMM4, TMM5, and TMM6 line of medical patient handling equipment along with a complete line of accessories. TransMotion Medical manufactures the most advanced selection of mobile, powered stretcher-chairs available. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"The combination of Winco Mfg., and TransMotion Medical uniquely positions Winco to offer healthcare providers and their patients the most comprehensive portfolio of durable medical furnishings and patient handling and positioning equipment available today" said Jim Ankoviak, President and CEO of Winco Mfg. "The addition of the TMM brand complements our renowned line of Stretchair® patient transport devices and specialty Dialysis and Oncology recliners, rounding out our suite of product solutions in healthcare."

Winco is committed to incorporating the quality products of TMM as a complimentary extension to their current product offering.  Winco is dedicated to continuing product development and growth of the TMM catalog and services, and maintaining the legacy of customer service and product excellence they have established as a market leader in this segment.

"We are very excited to welcome the TransMotion Medical team to our family," Mr. Ankoviak continued, "In time this will allow us to leverage our two sales and marketing teams to enhance our visibility and distribution channels throughout the world."  The combined company will be headquartered in Ocala, FL. Winco will continue to operate out of Ocala, FL and TransMotion Medical will continue operations from Sharon Center, OH.
About Winco
Headquartered in Ocala Florida, Winco Manufacturing, LLC., is a recognized durable medical equipment manufacturer. The company is a leader in patient chairs and recliners, treatment tables, privacy screens phlebotomy chairs, transfer recliners and Stretcher Chairs. For over 60 years, Winco has been manufacturing furnishings designed to enhance the patient and clinician experience within hospitals, dialysis clinics, physician offices, clinical laboratories, ambulatory surgery centers, long-term care facilities and other health care applications. To learn more about Winco or TMM products, contact Tom Lorick, Director of Marketing, at 352.854.2929 or More information about the company may be found online at and

About EBO Group
EBO Group, Inc., or Excellence By Owners, is a 100% employee-owned company, and is the umbrella organization to its fully-owned subsidiaries. The unique ownership culture encourages innovation, collaboration, and the incubation of new ideas, processes and products.   The EBO Group companies include PT Tech (Brakes, Clutches, Torque Limiters & Controls for Extreme Machines around the globe) and AeroTorque (Torsional Control Products & Torque Monitoring for the Wind Turbine Industry).  EBO Group founded TransMotion Medical, Inc. in 2002 and steered it to be the recognized leader in stretcher-chair category.  Visit for more information on the portfolio of companies.