James Consolidated Inc


James Consolidated, Inc., a California Corporation, is the manufacturer of the VÖLKNER® TURNING SYSTEM, specialized support surfaces for the prevention and treatment of pressure sores, aiding with pulmonary function, and reducing sleep deprivation.

The Corporate Office is located in the City of Walnut Creek, California, USA, part of the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Plant is located in the City of Concord, also part of the San Francisco Bay Area.

James Consolidated, Inc., was formed in 1983, although the principals have been in business since 1972.

Principal Company Officers

Ingrid B. James, President and CEO, is a native of Germany, where she held management positions in the textile industry. She lived and studied in England before coming to the United States. She is a retired registered nurse with a background in Public Health.


BSN, Berea College
MPH, University of California at Berkeley

Brian O. James, Executive Vice President and CFO, was born in Brisbane, Australia. He has held management positions in Australia and England. He was a Professor of Economics for twenty-two years in California. In 1972, he started his own company which was incorporated in 1983 as James Consolidated, Inc.


BA, Berea College
MS, University of Tennessee
Ph.D., Western Colorado University