Owner: Irving Place Capital Merchant Manager III
CEO: Gary Blackford
Employees: 1,400 (130 in Minnesota corporate office)
2008 sales: $289.1 million
2008 operating profit: $104 million
Business: UHS rents and leases medical equipment such as beds, wheelchairs, and infusion pumps to hospitals across the country. The company also helps hospitals to store, manage and use their equipment more efficiently.