Skip to Content

Tag: Convaid

Also Noted

Convaid’s new ERP system delays lead times

May 9, 2022HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. – Convaid will not be able to resume normal shipping lead times until June. “The implementation of the new enterprise resource planning system at (our) manufacturing site was a success,” the company says. “However, getting back to our normal production schedule is taking longer than expected.” Convaid says it is working diligently to resume its normal production schedule to improve shipping lead times. “We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience...

Convaid, Lead times

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Etac debuts new website

September 27, 2021HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. – Etac-North America will go live with a new website,, on Sept. 29. “The new website reflects our corporate rebranding and makes it easier to navigate and access our complete brand assortment,” the company says. “Instead of having to navigate through multiple websites, you will be able to find all of Etac’s brands, products and resources in one place.” New features include complete product assortment, including Convaid, R82, Molift,...

Convaid, Etac North America

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Convaid takes Etac name

March 3, 2020HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid | R82 will adopt the Etac name, nearly four years after its acquisition by the company. “By adopting the Etac name, we take the first step of making it easier to get to know our company and explore our full offering,” Convaid stated. “Many know at least one of our product brands but are not aware of our complete family of products.” Etac's brands include Convaid, R82, Molift, Immedia and Star, which together offer pediatric and adult mobility...

Convaid, Etac, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Business Development

In pediatrics, it's all about commitment

August 28, 2017John Andrews

Before jumping into the pediatric market with both feet, HME providers need to make some important considerations about what it takes to be at the top of this difficult, but ultimately rewarding field.Aspects that providers might find alluring - no Medicare, no competitive bidding and a potentially lifelong patient base - are countered by a heavy reliance on Medicaid, across-the-product-spectrum patient needs, in-depth involvement in the pediatric support community and a need for enduring patience...

Convaid, Pediatrics, Veridian Healthcare

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Convaid names new ambassadors

June 20, 2017HME News Staff

  VND Convaid Zmya.jpg TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid | R82 has added two new ambassadors to represent its growing population of product enthusiasts. Joining ambassadors Cesar, Emerson and Andrew are Jax and Z'Mya. The ambassadors are community volunteers who serve one-year terms representing Convaid at community events, engaging online and participating in other activities. "The Ambassador Program is an important part of our community outreach. Not only are our ambassadors...

Convaid, Wheelchair

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Etac names new exec

April 27, 2017HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Etac AB has named Ryan Williams as president, Etac NA, effective immediately. Williams has extensive experience in health care, including stints as CEO for Avera Health System in Sioux Falls, S.D., and COO of Passy-Muir in Irvine, Calif., according to a press release. As president, Williams is responsible for the Convaid and R82 brands in North America, and will report directly to CEO Torben Helbo. "Ryan is a dynamic, results-orientated leader with over 20 years of experience in...

Convaid, Etac AB, Etac NA, R82

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Convaid revamps website

March 31, 2017HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid has launched a new website to provide a more user-friendly experience and optimized functionality. The website makes it easy to explore the company's line of pediatric wheelchairs, with how-to videos, customer insights, industry resources, an educational portal and an interactive community section. It also helps users “geo-locate” dealers anywhere in the world. The website is compatible with all browsers and mobile devices.

Convaid, Website

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Short takes: Pride, Etac, US Healthcare Supply

January 5, 2017HME News Staff

Pride Mobility has named Micah Swick director of sales. Swick was formerly national sales director for Mega/Windermere Motion, a leading supplier of power recline/lift chairs and mobility scooters. Joe Showfety has replaced Swick at Mega/Windermere…Etac CEO Torben Helbo will serve as interim president of North American sales and Convaid Products. Chris Braun, who previously held the position, departed the company this week. Convaid sold to Etac in 2015. A search is underway to replace...

Convaid, Etac, Pride Mobility, US Healthcare Supply

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon


In brief: CQRC urges passage of bid-delay, Vertess closes three deals

November 18, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Council for Quality Respiratory Care this week urged lawmakers to pass legislation that would delay steep cuts to reimbursement for home oxygen. The Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act would reinstate the phase-in period of cuts to soften the blow on suppliers. “It's time for leaders in the House and Senate to work together to enact the critical provisions of the bill,” said Dan Starck, CQRC chairman, in a release. “It remains clear that more...

Convaid, Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC), Home Oxygen, Inogen, Lincare, Philips, Sleep Apnea, Vertess

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Convaid seeks ambassadors

November 15, 2016HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid seeks applications to join its 2017 class of ambassadors. Ambassadors are volunteers who share insights and experiences with the greater Convaid community online, at school functions, at dealer events, in support groups, and at Abilities Expos or other special needs gatherings. “Our engagement as Convaid ambassadors has been a great opportunity for us,” said Ashley Cervara, whose daughter Sammy uses a Convaid Cruiser. “We met so many helpful people along...

Convaid, Mobility, Wheelchair

Read Full Articlered right arrow icon