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Mike Laiman


New year, new focus on Avid Rehab for Merits

January 29, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Mike Laiman is the new president of Merits USA and all of its brands but his focus out of the gate will be Avid Rehab.  Laiman says Avid Rehab will improve the seating for its Vector and Velocity complex rehab power wheelchairs and launch new Group 3 wheelchairs in 2021, not to mention more components and accessories “that feed into that product line.”  “There will be a...

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Merits, Avid launch Precision Comfort

October 19, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Merits Health Products and its complex rehab division Avid Rehab are one step closer to becoming a one-stop shop for that product category.Merits and Avid have launched a new division called Precision Comfort that manufactures seat backs and cushions.“There really aren't any more independent back and cushion companies out there anymore,” said Chris Blackmore, director of business and product development. “They've all been bought by our competitors. So we had limited...

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Word of mouth pays off for Avid

March 27, 2017Jeff Rowe

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Since the release of the Vector at the beginning of October, business for Avid Rehab's first entry into the complex power wheelchair market has been strong.It's been so strong, that Avid, a division of Merits Health Products, is in the process of building a separate assembly and warehouse facility that will be dedicated entirely to the Vector and future Avid products.The exciting part about the Vector's success is that it's come on the heels of an intentionally “soft”...

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Business Development

Technology drives complex rehab

January 27, 2017John Andrews

There are many technological options available for complex rehab patients—if only they knew it.Indeed, many patients are unaware of the high-end connectivity and electronic control options that can be added to their mobility equipment and it is up to providers to inform them of it, rehab manufacturers say.“Many customers don't know that some of these solutions are available—they are not always discussed,” said Dave Jones, national sales manager for Cape Coral, Fla.-based Merits'...

Avid Rehab, Complex Rehab, Matrix Seating USA, ROVI Mobility

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