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Cheelcare names new marketing exec

April 6, 2021HME News Staff

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario – Cheelcare, a designer and manufacturer of mobility devices based here, has named Allex Laurin director of marketing. Laurin’s addition to the Cheelcare team marks a milestone in company’s growth, it says – he will develop, lead and execute the startup’s market strategy and help to position the brand as a leader in mobility and assistive devices. “We are delighted to have Allex join our team,” said Eugene Cherny, co-founder...

Cheelcare, Complex Rehab, Manual Wheelchairs, Mobility devices, Power assist

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Invacare, Alber launch portable power assist solution

July 14, 2020HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare and Alber have introduced the SMOOV one, a power-assist solution for manual wheelchair users, in the U.S. market. The SMOOV one is a portable, rear-mounted power add-on. “This solution has represented yet another technological leap forward for Invacare and is a great addition to our portfolio of mobility products,” said Joost Beltman, Invacare's vice president of sales and marketing for North America. Features of the SMOOV one include: easily attached and detached...

Alber, Invacare, Manual wheelchair, Power assist

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Permobil adds power assist to portfolio

December 27, 2017HME News Staff

LEBANON, Tenn. - Permobil has acquired MAX Mobility, the Nashville, Tenn.-based manufacturer of the SmartDrive power assist device.MAX Mobility's most recent release, the SmartDrive MX2+ with PushTracker, works on virtually any manual wheelchair on the market.“Almost three out of four manual wheelchair users have shoulder pain already,” said Mark Richter, Ph.D., CEO of MAX Mobility, who will join Permobil as senior group innovation advisor, working across the power, manual, and seating...

Complex Rehab, M&A, Manual Wheelchairs, Max Mobility, Power assist

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Max Mobility gets smarter

November 6, 2015HME News Staff

ANTIOCH, Tenn. - Max Mobility has created a new position, SmartDrive Educator, and has named Devon Doebele, the Florida territory manager for MSL Associates, to fill it. He will oversee the strategic direction, expansion and education of the company's SmartDrive wheelchair power assist technology, working with manufacturers like Easystand, Ki Mobility, Roho and TiLite. Doebele will be a member of the company's executive team and report to President Mark Richter.

Max Mobility, Power assist, Power wheelchairs