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Permobil introduces the ROHO® AGILITY® Active series of back supports – now available in carbon and aluminum!

November 14, 2018 – Permobil is pleased to introduce the Agility Active series of back supports. Available in both lightweight aluminum and carbon shells, these backs are designed for individuals with an active lifestyle and are now available in additional sizes. Integrated adjustable hardware helps ensure lateral stability by providing the consumer with performance that…

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CEO succession at Permobil: Jon Sintorn to step down after nine years. Bengt Thorsson new CEO from September 1st

After nine years as CEO of Permobil, a global leader in advanced rehab solutions, Jon Sintorn will leave on August 31st. Bengt Thorsson, currently President EMEA at Dometic, and with extensive experience from various positions at Scania, will succeed him on September 1st, 2018. During the last decade, Permobil has grown from a niche player…

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Permobil introduces the TiLite Pilot!

June 4, 2018– Permobil is pleased to introduce the TiLite Pilot, an all-new manual mobility solution for kids. Its’ innovative frame design and materials encourage exploration and allow children to learn new skills in a safe environment. The TiLite Pilot features revolutionary adjustment that grows the way a child grows, setting a new standard for what pediatric…

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Transfers, Travel Tips and Bladder Management On A Crowded Flight

I’ve always enjoyed traveling. One of my favorite movies is the 2009 comedy-drama “Up in the Air.” I easily identify with the main character, Ryan Bingham, played by George Clooney. Bingham, who loves his job although it requires him to fly around the country, has a goal of accumulating 10 million frequent flyer miles, putting…

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The ROHO Group to Unveil New Wheelchair Back at the International Seating Symposium

The ROHO Group will unveil the new ROHO® AGILITY™ Back System at the 2012 International Seating Symposium in Vancouver, Canada. With the unveiling, The ROHO Group will offer International Seating Symposium attendees a firsthand look at the new ROHO AGILITY Back System. The unveiling will take place on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 10:40 a.m.…

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The Net Impact wins TAM Award for The ROHO Group’s Homepage Redesign

The Net Impact, a St. Louis-based internet and web development and design company, won a Gold TAM award in the Website Development—Landing Page category. The TAM Awards (Targeted Advertising & Marketing) Awards highlight the best business-to-business marketing campaigns in the St. Louis area. The awards honor agencies, companies and the individuals who make them. The…

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Introducing new ROHO® SOFFLEX® 2 Mattress Overlay System

The ROHO Group, manufacturer of support surface products for medical and consumer applications, is introducing a new non-powered ROHO® SOFFLEX® 2 Mattress Overlay System, designed for individuals who require skin protection. The SOFFLEX 2 Mattress Overlay System provides the same effective ROHO® Shape Fitting Technology® pressure redistribution known throughout the industry. The SOFFLEX 2 is…

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Organization builds wheelchairs for people in poorer countries

I normally never read my college’s alumni magazine (University of Missouri-Columbia’s Mizzou Magazine), but the latest issue happened to arrive just as I was heading to the airport so I had some time to kill. As most alumni magazines do, it mainly features accomplishments of the university’s alumni. What I didn’t expect is that it…

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