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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...

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Convaid gives again

October 12, 2016HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid and R82 will participate in the United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and Southwestern Washington 17th Semi-Annual Family Support Conference on Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Disabilities. Rob Proracki, business development representative, will present a lightweight, compact folding pediatric wheelchair to a family chosen by the UCP organization. The conference will be held Oct. 21 and 22 in Portland, Ore. In April, Covaid announced it planned to ramp up its donations to United...

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Convaid partners with UCP to raise awareness

August 11, 2016HME News Staff

TORRENCE, Calif. - Convaid is offering Convaid and R82 dealers who participate in United Cerebral Palsy's STEPtember contest a chance to win $1,000 in product credit. Participants are being asked to walk, run, and bike a total of 10,000 steps per day. Convaid will award $1,000 to the dealer team with the most number of steps walked and the team that raises the greatest amount of money for United Cerebral Palsy. A screening of “Roll with Me,” which documents Gabe Cordell's journey from...

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Good works

June 28, 2016HME News Staff

Aeroflow Healthcare recently made a donation to help a local elementary school build a playground that is accessible for children at all levels of mobility. The donation will allow Fairview Elementary to install poured-in-place barrier free surfacing and new playground equipment. The Asheville, N.C.-based Aeroflow is committed to charitable acts, including canned food drives and fundraising�Convaid Products and R82 presented a donation at the 14th Annual Rett Syndrome Symposisum. Convaid and R82...

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Convaid sells to Etac-R82

December 22, 2015HME News Staff

TORRANCE, Calif. - Convaid Products, a manufacturer of adaptive assistive wheelchairs for the pediatric market, announced Dec. 21 that it has been acquired by Etac AB.Kista, Sweden-based Etac offers a wide range of mobility-related products, like manual wheelchairs, seating solutions and patient transfer devices, as well as bathing and toileting equipment. It also offers pediatric products through its R82 brand, formerly Snug Seat in the U.S.“Etac-R82 is known for its high quality, safety,...

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