EZ-Access makes buy

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

ALGONA, Wash. – EZ-Access took a step toward expansion this week, acquiring Worldwide Mobility, it announced Sept. 14.

The move will allow EZ-Access, which manufactures accessibility products including portable wheelchair ramps and wheelchair lifts, to add a line of external power vehicle lifts to its offerings, according to a release.

The Mesa, Ariz.-based Worldwide Mobility has made scooter and power wheelchair lifts for more than 25 years.

“With the introduction of the Passport Vertical Platform Lift in 2014 and now the addition of external power vehicle lifts, we remain committed to offering our customers a complete line of products for all access solutions,” Don Everard, EZ-Access CEO, said. “We are grateful for the years of loyalty dealers have shown us and believe that we can continue to build on our commitment as we expand our product offerings to help create opportunity for them.”

The company will move Worldwide’s manufacturing to its Algona, Wash., headquarters, and anticipates hiring additional employees and adding production space, according to the release.