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Permobil enters into agreement to acquire Ottobock’s OBSS and NUTEC custom seating business lines in North America

January 10, 2018 – Permobil is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ottobock’s OBSS and NUTEC custom seating business assets in the United States and Canada, further expanding Permobil’s offering of Seating and Positioning solutions within the U.S. and Canadian markets. Complementing this planned acquisition, Permobil has recently established…

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Permobil announces acquisition of Max Mobility

December 27, 2017 – Permobil is pleased to announce the acquisition of MAX Mobility. With this acquisition, Permobil further expands its wheelchair offerings by providing a motorized power assist solution to its users and bridging the gap between power and manual wheelchairs. Power assist provides an alternative solution for manual wheelchair users to maintain their…

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Introducing Permobil Connect – the latest in wireless innovation

December 13, 2017 – Permobil is pleased to announce the launch of Connect on all M & F series Corpus and Corpus VS models. Permobil Connect is a technology platform that provides key insights on chair status and condition to help improve communication, enhance service experience and promote better peace of mind for users. After…

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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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