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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 markets.

TiLite New Zealand is a leading provider of complex rehabilitation solutions in New Zealand. Established in 2011 by Karl Stanisich and Gary Moodie, the TiLite New Zealand team has more than 45 years of combined experience in the rehabilitation and pediatric marketplace.

“Permobil is dedicated to building a leading healthcare company by understanding the needs of its users with an emphasis on education and outcomes,” says Todd Walling, SVP of Sales for Permobil Business Region Americas. “TiLite New Zealand shares this passion and we are excited to welcome them to our team.”

“Our approach has always been to provide the highest level of service across the rehabilitation marketplace, backed by clinical expertise,” says Karl Stanisich, owner of TiLite New Zealand. “Permobil shares our values and a strong desire to provide innovative rehabilitation solutions, expanding care and helping to improve quality of life.”

About Permobil
Permobil is a leading global company of advanced rehab technology, with a strong focus on improving the daily lives of people with disabilities. Permobil products include power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs and seating solutions. With headquarters in Sweden, Permobil has 1500 employees in 17 countries. Production sites are located in Sweden, USA, China and France. Permobil was founded in 1967 in Timrå, Sweden by Doctor Per Uddén. Since 2013, the company has been wholly owned by Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of Investor. For more information, please visit

About TiLite New Zealand
TiLite is a leading provider of complex rehabilitation solutions in New Zealand. Founded in 2011 by Karl Stanisich and Gary Moodie, TiLite New Zealand provides an array of solutions including power and manual wheel chairs, seating and positioning, and a broad line of accessories. With locations in Auckland and Christchurch New Zealand, TiLite New Zealand has quickly grown by focusing on user needs with a highly-skilled and clinically focused staff.

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