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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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Permobil Manual Wheelchairs introduces Precision Lock Back Angle Adjustment

April 24, 2018 – Permobil Manual Wheelchairs is pleased to introduce the new Precision Lock Back Angle Adjustment. Engineered to complement our Precision Lock Caster Adjustment, this new technology enables an exact ¬fit with effortless adjustment. The Precision Lock Back is unique in that critical modifications can be made while the customer remains in the…

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Permobil introduces the new and improved line of fully adjustable BodiLink accessories

March 5, 2018 – Permobil Seating and Positioning introduces the new and improved line of BodiLink® accessories. BodiLink features a complete line of fully adjustable Head Supports, Lateral Trunk Supports and Lateral Pelvic and Thigh supports with a variety of pad sizes and fabric options. “After years of gathering feedback from consumers, clinicians, and ATPs,…

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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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