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VMI gets exclusive for Mobility Networks lifts


PHOENIX, Ariz. – Vantage Mobility International, a manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles, is now the sole provider of Mobility Networks’ products sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Pride exits lift, ramp biz


EXETER, Pa. – Pride Mobility Products has sold its lifts and ramps division to Harmar Mobility.

The move allows Pride to focus on its efforts developing consumer-driven mobility products for its scooter, power chair and lift chair product lines.

There’s no place like home

Blackburn’s sees steady growth in accessibility

TARENTUM, Pa. – The home accessibility division of Blackburn’s Medical recently received the “Heavy Hitter Award” from Harmar, another sign that business has been good for the company.

Handicare buys Prism Medical


KISTA, Sweden – Handicare has acquired Prism Medical, a patient handling company located in Toronto and St. Louis. Prism, which employs 250, expects to have revenues of about $50 million in 2016.

Prism gets lift from Shoppers


TORONTO – Prism Medical has agreed to acquire certain assets of the lift and elevating business of Shoppers Home Health Care in the provinces of Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Legislation increases access to in-home lifts in Michigan


LANSING, Mich. – The state’s Senate Committee on Regulatory Reform on May 6 approved legislation that would allow certified manufacturers to install residential stair lifts.

AmeriGlide hits the streets

Company believes it’s ‘perfect match’ for providers trying to boost cash sales

RALEIGH, N.C. – AmeriGlide’s online sales are going just fine, thank you, but there are only so many people who will buy lifts via the Internet, says Tim Ziehwein.

Butler Mobility lifts new townhouses


PHILADELPHIA – Butler Mobility has teamed up with Total Access and the Philadelphia Housing Authority to add an inclined platform wheelchair lift to seven new, handicapped-accessible townhouses in the city.

Cortec Group corners ramp, lift market


NEW YORK – Cortec Group, a New York-based private equity firm, now has a stake in both a manufacturer and a provider of ramps, lifts and other mobility equipment.