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Permobil improves position

October 20, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil announced this month that it had acquired Bozeman, Mont.-based Comfort Company, doubling up on its previous acquisition of The ROHO Group, and adding entirely new products and new sales channels. Comfort Company and Belleville, Ill.-based ROHO, which Permobil acquired in 2015, both manufacture seating and positioning systems. “Our goal is to have the most comprehensive seating and positioning portfolio possible,” said Tom Borcherding, president of Permobil...

Comfort Company, Complex Rehab, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Permobil, ROHO, Seating

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Permobil expands seating, positioning portfolio

October 10, 2017HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil continues to consolidate the seating and positioning market with its acquisition of Comfort Company. The Bozeman, Mont.-based Comfort Company manufactures seating and postural support systems for customers with a wide range of rehabilitation needs. It joins the ROHO Group, a Belleville, Ill.-based manufacturer of seating and positioning systems, under the Permobil umbrella. “Following the purchase of ROHO in 2015, the acquisition of Comfort Company further strengthens...

Comfort Company, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Permobil, Seating

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Business Development

Is bariatric DME becoming the new normal?

February 24, 2017John Andrews

There is no consensus among manufacturers about whether bariatrics should continue to be its own category or whether it should be incorporated into other HME segments. While some are including bariatric versions of mobility, bath safety, support surfaces and aids to daily living within those product portfolios, others continue to position bariatric models in their own category. Whether bariatrics becomes more mainstream remains to be seen, though it appears that sales of bariatric versions are...

Bariatric, Comfort Company, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Leisure-Lift, Obesity, Quantum Rehab

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Also Noted

Pride/Quantum partner with Comfort Company

May 14, 2013HME News Staff

EXETER, Pa. - A new partnership allows the Comfort Company, a manufacturer of wheelchair seating and positioning products, to sell manual wheelchairs from Pride Mobility and Quantum Rehab, according to a press release. Working as a team, representatives from all three companies will be able to deliver onsite support and additional resources to providers to meet patient needs. The inside sales force at Pride and Quantum will continue to process and facilitate orders to provide an uninterrupted transition...

Comfort Company, Mobility, PMD, Pride Mobility, Quantum Rehab

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