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Motion: Nothing without its clients

February 27, 2023Liz Beaulieu, Editor

TORONTO – Motion, a mobility and home access provider, commemorated International Persons with Disabilities Day on Dec. 3 with its own “5 Days of Caring,” but “putting the client at the center of what we do” is a yearlong goal for the company, says CEO Sue Gilpin.  “With persons in vulnerable positions, like disabilities, it’s important to wrap around them, building that awareness and showing that commitment,” she said.  Here’s...

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SpinLife executes on ‘growth playbook’

November 18, 2022Tracy Orzel

NEW CASTLE, Del. – SpinLife has opened its first brick-and-mortar location, a project that began with its acquisition of True Mobility in 2021 and culminated with the recent grand opening of a rebranded and completely redesigned showroom.  SpinLife is what Pattiann McAdams, senior vice president and general manager, calls “a relationship-driven retailer who happens to transact online and over the phone” to provide a range of mobility equipment.  “That’s...

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SpinLife provides ‘quick access’ with physical location 

October 10, 2022HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - SpinLife, a division of Numotion, has opened its first physical location in New Castle, Del.  “We are thrilled to open our first physical location in Delaware,” said Pattiann McAdams, SpinLife senior vice president and general manager. “SpinLife is committed to specializing in mobility equipment for both the aging and disabled populations, offering unique products in key categories, such as scooters, power and manual wheelchairs, lift chairs, beds, and...

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HME Home Health embraces ‘different’

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HME Home Health embraces ‘different’

October 7, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

RICHMOND, British Columbia – HME Home Health Ltd. was included in the Globe and Mail’s “Canada’s Top Growing Companies 2022” in September, an accomplishment made possible by its leadership team completely re-imagining the rehab and accessibility markets, resulting in a 91% increase in revenue over three years.  With revenues of $10 million to $25 million in 2021, HME Home Health was ranked at 340 out of 430 companies across Canada and is the first home medical...

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Two new Next Day Access franchises open

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Two new Next Day Access franchises open

October 6, 2022HME News Staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Next Day Access, a provider of accessibility and mobility solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of a franchise location in Kansas City.   The location is owned by April Springer, Chris Bakalars and Carl Loge. Bakalars and Loge bring nine years of franchise experience; Springer joined Next Day Access Minneapolis in 2020.  “Joining Next Day Access was a new industry and career for me,” said Springer. “I have always wanted to own a business...

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Mobility City thrives with 'innovative franchise model’

June 23, 2022HME News Staff

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Mobility City added 14 franchise locations in eight months, bringing its total to 34 in 22 states.  The newest locations are in major markets, including Las Vegas, Phoenix and Dallas, as well as locations in Maryland, Florida, Idaho and Colorado.  “Wheelchairs and scooters are the most frequently used pieces of equipment that help seniors and the disabled get around to enjoy life,” said Diane Baratta, president and CEO. “Our products and...

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Permobil releases sustainability report

May 5, 2022HME News Staff

STOCKHOLM – Permobil has published its first comprehensive sustainability report to outline its long-term targets for each of seven focus areas, as well as progress to date. Progress to date includes a Mobility-related Quality of Life 7D (MobQol-7D) pilot study conducted with 665 power wheelchair users to assess the impact of mobility aids. “At Permobil, we Innovate for Individuals, but it’s equally important that we strive to innovate for all our stakeholders,” said...

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Sue Gilpin

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Motion appoints new CEO

May 5, 2022HME News Staff

TORONTO – Motion has named Sue Gilpin CEO. She replaces Thecla Sweeney, who is stepping down after holding the roles of CEO and executive chair for four years. Gilpin has served as senior director, people and operations West at Motion since 2018. “This appointment is a strong vote of confidence for me and Motion’s leadership team,” said Gilpin. “Collectively we have the right skill set, knowledge, and experience internally to make this a smooth transition and carry on...

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Motion Composites promotes Forrester

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Motion Composites promotes Forrester

February 10, 2022HME News Staff

QUEBEC – Motion Composites has named Nicholas Forrester, a 20-year veteran of the rehabilitation and mobility industry, as vice president of sales. Forrester has overseen Motion Composites’ Canadian sales for the past seven years and his deep understanding of the various levels of the industry has enabled him to build a strong presence in the Canadian market for Motion Composites products. “With his strong business acumen, successful track record of building new markets and his...

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Harmar CEO talks market’s undercurrents

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Harmar CEO talks market’s undercurrents

December 10, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SARASOTA, Fla. – Harmar CEO Steve Dawson says “it feels really early” for the mobility and access market, with lots of runway for growth.  That’s a big reason why the company recently invested in a new facility that’s 60% bigger.  “We’re bullish on the market,” he said.  Dawson spoke to HME News about the market’s undercurrents and more.  HME News: Why was the expansion needed?  Steve Dawson: We’ve...

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