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Permobil Seating and Positioning strengthens offering with the acquisition of Comfort Company.

October 9, 2017 – Permobil acquires Comfort Company and further expands its offering within the seating and positioning market. This acquisition provides Permobil the ability to offer a broader portfolio of solutions to meet customer demands in both the complex rehabilitation and long-term care markets. Comfort Company, a complete seating solution provider, manufactures seating and…

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Permobil expands access to care with acquisition of TiLite New Zealand

October 2, 2017 – After partnering for many years to provide power and manual wheel chairs, Permobil will now be taking over operations of TiLite New Zealand. This acquisition, in addition the recent acquisition of Durable Medical Equipment Ltd. (DME), further strengthens Permobil’s strategy to drive access to care in the Australia and New Zealand…

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Permobil TiLite Manual Wheelchairs introduces the Precision Lock!

September 7, 2017 – Permobil introduces the Precision Lock caster adjustment system, a simplified and more accurate way to square TiLite manual wheelchairs in a matter of minutes. Precision Lock is the only caster system to feature a single-socket adjustment mechanism while offering an unrestricted range of movement. The new, innovative design of the Precision…

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Permobil introduces the M1 with adaptable seating and positioning solutions

September 5, 2017 – Permobil introduces the M1 mid-wheel drive power chair, a new solution designed to adapt to consumers’ unique seating and positioning needs. Featuring an open, rigid tubular backpost design the M1 accommodates virtually any seating system from a simple curved backrest, to ROHO® AGILITY® Back Systems and custom molds with minimal loss…

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ROHO Scientific Advisory Board Chair Presents for the First Time in Australia

ROHO Scientific Advisory Board Chair Presents for the First Time in Australia Belleville, Illinois – 11/28/2016 – Dr. Amit Gefen, Chair of the Scientific Board at Permobil, was the invited speaker at two sold-out conferences in Australia. More than 1,200 attended the two meetings. To see a video from the event, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPMcnK5Kf-0 Permobil…

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Permobil observes Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day.

Permobil will join healthcare professionals working hospitals, rehab centers and nursing facilities across the country and around the globe in observing Worldwide Pressure Injury Prevention Day, November 17, 2016.  The day is part of an effort launched by National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) in the United States. As part of the recognition day, a…

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ROHO launches state-of-the-art AGILITY CARBON® back

ROHO launches state-of-the-art AGILITY CARBON™ back ST. LOUIS, November 15, 2016 — “Carbon is the new back” is the resounding theme for the new AGILITY CARBON™ back from ROHO, a business unit of Permobil. The new back is compression-molded and lightweight, featuring a 12K flat tow weave and carbon fiber construction that combines high-strength performance…

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Scientific Advisory Board Members are invited speakers at the upcoming NPUAP focus meeting

Scientific Advisory Board members are invited speakers at the upcoming NPUAP focus meeting BELLEVILLE, Ill., November 7, 2016 — Two key members of the Permobil Scientific Advisory Board will be part of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Research Symposium, “The Perfect Storm: Microclimate, Pressure and Shear Forces in Pressure Injuries,” November 9, 2016,…

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