Sunrise Medical buys RGK Wheelchairs

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has strengthened its presence in the high-end sports wheelchair market by acquiring RGK Wheelchairs.

“The attractive and innovative RGK daily chair lines add an additional facet and choice to Sunrise’s own Quickie and Sopur premium active wheelchair product brands,” the company stated in a press release.

The U.K.-based RGK was founded in 1988. It develops, designs, manufactures and distributes high-end, fully tailor made, court-sports and basketball wheelchairs.

Sunrise says the acquisition is part of a mid-long term strategy to connect the various active wheelchair and sports product user groups in their social media communities via the company’s social media presence.

“With RGK now on board, Sunrise Medical, again, confirms their strong commitment to and focus on the end user’s needs and aspirations,” the company stated in the release.