In partnership with their principal investment group, HealthEdge Investment Partners—a private equity firm focused on the healthcare industry— Westone Laboratories, Inc—a manufacturer of custom earpieces, high performance in-ear monitoring technology, and hearing protection founded in 1959—announced it has closed on its acquisition of Custom Protect Ear, a North America-based, custom-fit, industrial hearing protection manufacturer .

Zubin Meshginpoosh, President and Chief Commercial Officer of Westone said, “We are delighted to join forces with Custom Protect Ear, the most trusted brand in custom-fit hearing protection used by hundreds of industrial clients across a wide variety of industries.”

Jeffrey Goldberg, Chairman, and CEO of Custom Protect Ear added, “Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is an epidemic in the workplace, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to eradicate it. This partnership with Westone allows us to expand our geographic reach, increase the pace of innovation, and have a positive impact on more lives.”

Custom Protect Ear’s management team and operations will remain headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with an operating subsidiary, ProtectEar USA, based in the United States.

Source: Westone Laboratories 

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