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Convaid repositions for growth

December 22, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid has sped up plans to expand its product portfolio and its presence overseas by selling to Kista, Sweden-based Etac AB.Convaid is best known for its adaptive wheelchairs and strollers for the pediatric market here in the U.S.“We've been developing and looking at additional product groups,” said Chris Braun, president of Convaid. “Now we have a full range of products. We cover the gamut of what a child with disabilities will need.”Etac offers a range...

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Mobility companies donate to good causes

October 17, 2013HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. And SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Wheelchair manufacturer Convaid has donated a custom wheelchair to Le Hoang Vien, a 26-year-old Vietnamese man with rheumatoid arthritis. Thanks to the donation, he is able to attend school. Convaid donated through the international nonprofit Free Wheelchair Mission. “Due to poverty and economic isolation, people with disabilities in the developing world have limited access to wheelchairs,” said Chris Braun, Convaid president, in a prepared statement....

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Convaid raises awareness of developmental disabilities

September 19, 2013HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Wheelchair manufacturer Convaid has formalized its alliance with United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles (UCPLA). As part of the alliance, Convaid and UCPLA will participate in joint marketing efforts, speaking engagements, parent conferences and panels to educate families living with children with special needs, they announced Sept. 18. “The alliance between Convaid and UCPLA allows us to deepen our understanding about the unique needs of people living with cerebral palsy,...

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Convaid, Invacare launch charitable initiatives

May 29, 2013HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. and ELYRIA, Ohio - Convaid, a manufacturer of customized pediatric wheelchairs, created a new Fund-A-Chair Program designed to raise funds for families toward the purchase of a Convaid wheelchair, according to a press release. “Often times families find that loved ones are more than willing to contribute $25 here or there, but don't feel like it's significant enough,” stated Chris Braun, president of Convaid. “By using the new program, people will see that every...

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Convaid employees received child safety certifications

January 10, 2013HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid is having their business development representatives get nationally certified as Child Passenger Safety Technicians (CPST), according to a press release. The decision comes after the company started carrying the Carrot 3, a special needs car seat restraint system. “I wanted to make sure our staff is well-educated on the matter and can assist our customers without any problems,” stated Chris Braun, president of Convaid. With the certification, Convaid representatives...

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