Compass Health Brands™ Acquires STRENGTHTAPE® Brand & Assets

Official Kinesiology Tape of IRONMAN®

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#360wise–Compass Health Brands™ is pleased to announce the acquisition of the
STRENGTHTAPE® brand of kinesiology tape along with other associated
assets from the privately held company ENDEVR™ of St. George, UT.
Founded in 2010, ENDEVR has built STRENGTHTAPE into a leading
kinesiology tape brand. Known for its long-lasting durability and
effectiveness on common injuries, STRENGTHTAPE tape is the official
kinesiology tape of the IRONMAN® triathlon.

“We have always admired the STRENGTHTAPE brand and its leadership in the
kinesiology tape segment,” said Jim Hileman, Interim CEO and CFO of
Compass Health Brands. “STRENGTHTAPE helps to further expand our
portfolio of professional and retail pain management products. By
leveraging our extensive sales and logistics network, we expect to have
an immediate impact on the sales of the STRENGTHTAPE products.”

“Compass Health Brands has been a respected partner of ENDEVR for
several years and shares many of the same values as ENDEVR, including
quality, value and integrity,” added Steve Schone, founder of ENDEVR. “I
am pleased to hand over the STRENGTHTAPE reins to a company which shares
my passion for improving the well-being of others.”

Perfect for anyone – from hard charging athletes to weekend warriors –
recovering from an injury, STRENGTHTAPE provides support and stability
for injured muscles, joints, and tendons without limiting range of
motion, like a traditional brace or bandage would. The product line

  • 35 Meter Uncut Continuous Rolls
  • Pre-Cut 5 Meter Rolls
  • Precut Kits

About Compass Health

Compass Health Brands, a holding company, owns subsidiaries that are
leaders in bath safety, durable medical equipment, health aids,
medication compliance, mobility, pain management, personal care,
respiratory, and sleep therapy serving both professional and consumer
markets. The products are used by home care patients, the mobility
challenged, senior citizens, and members of the general public.
Professional brands include Roscoe Medical, InTENSity and Viverity and
are sold through a professional independent dealer network. Consumer
brands include Carex, AccuRelief, Apex, Bed Buddy and TheraMed and are
sold through drug store chains, drug wholesalers, mass merchants, and
grocery retailers. For more information, visit
or contact Laura Casto, Vice President of Communications, at


Compass Health Brands
Laura Casto, 440-268-2574
President, Communications