Crothall Healthcare, Wayne, Pa, announces its acquisition of CREST Services, Coppell, Tex, a national provider of medical equipment maintenance.

“We are excited about adding CREST Services to Crothall’s clinical equipment solutions (CES) operating division,” said Crothall Healthcare President Steve Carpenter. “CREST is a well-known, high-quality clinical equipment service company with strong leadership. We believe that our cultures align and that the people of CREST Services will become valuable additions to our teams.”

The addition of CREST, finalized on December 20, 2012, will increase Crothall’s CES footprint. With CREST’s customer base throughout the US and a large concentration in Texas and the southwest, the acquisition aligns with the Crothall CES strategy to successfully develop clinical equipment solutions and expand its diagnostic imaging capabilities.

“I saw Crothall Healthcare as a great fit for CREST Services,” said CREST President Brian Montgomery. “I am convinced that our employees will have ample opportunity to grow within Crothall, and that this decision will take us all to the next level. Together, we will be able to realize a number of competitive advantages within the marketplace.”

Crothall Healthcare provides specialized support services exclusively to health care and serves more than 1,200 health care clients across 38 states.

CREST Services provides services including anesthesia, sterilizers, imaging, CT/MR, biomedical services, and volume leveraging procurement.