Richmond Laboratories, LLC Merges with Triad Group, Inc.

Richmond Laboratories, LLC, a Crystal Lake, Ill.-based supplier of consumable infection control products that sells to acute-care facilities throughout the U.S. has merged with Triad Group, Inc. of Hartland, Wis., a leader in manufacturing and sales of disposable medical supplies for the healthcare community.       

"This is an excellent opportunity to accelerate the expansion of the Richmond product line,” said Rick Baldocchi, president of Richmond Laboratories. “Triad offers Richmond the financial and organizational resources to grow our business.”

“The merger of Richmond Laboratories with the Triad Group is consistent with our new strategic mission to become a leader in providing more unique and technology-driven consumable and disposable branded products and services,” said Dave Haertle, president of the Triad Group, Inc. “We will change the name of this division to Triad Medical to reflect the future direction of our company. The mission is to grow through product development and acquisitions of branded based products and services. Richmond infection control products fit our new direction and business strategy. We are pleased that Rick Baldocchi will join the Triad family as executive vice president of Triad Medical Products. This merger is a very positive direction for both Richmond Laboratories and The Triad Group.”

Richmond Laboratories specializes in sales and marketing of liquid consumable infection control products such as skin care, instrument care and surface disinfectants as well as services such as hand hygiene monitoring and quality assurance programs which provide resource tools for end use customers to help them improve quality while reducing overall costs.

The Triad Group is a leader in the manufacturing of antiseptics and scrubs, wipes and washcloths, patient and personal care products sold to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers and home care facilities.