Permobil Canada partners with 5 Minds Mobility Inc. to distribute advanced technology rehabilitation products

AURORA, ON, May 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Permobil, a world leader in high-end and complex rehab solutions, and 5 Minds Mobility, a Canadian medical equipment manufacturer, today announce a new strategic partnership. Permobil has distribution rights across Canada for 5 Minds Mobility's innovative shear and pressure management products including mattresses, wheelchair seating, and positioning.

"Our goal is to focus on the lives of people requiring mobility or assistive devices and to help promote recovery and active lifestyles," states Allan Boyd, General Manager of Permobil Canada. "This partnership supports our dedication to improving the lives of our clients by providing them with the highest quality rehab products on the market."

5 Minds Mobility's innovative and award-winning surfaces and wheelchair seating is a perfect fit with Permobil's mobility, home care and rehabilitation product lines. Both companies recognize the importance of client-focused solutions and offering premium quality rehab technology.

"With innovations like Shear Reduction Technology (SRT) and our extensive use of GelFlex, we have developed a line of products that provide excellent comfort and wound prevention," explains Kevin Saunders, President of 5 Minds Mobility.

These superior solutions are targeted to the thousands of high-risk Canadian clients faced with the painful and costly problems associated with pressure injuries. Permobil has a dedicated team of sales, education, support and service professionals in offices across Canada excited to share these products with their local dealers, therapists and health care professionals.

Additional Information: Permobil is a leading global company in the field of advanced rehab technology, with a strong focus on improving the daily lives of people with disabilities. Permobil's products include power wheelchairs, manual wheelchairs and seating and positioning solutions. Permobil's headquarters is located in Sweden and the company has 1,500 employees in 15 countries, and sales in approximately 70 countries. Permobil was founded in 1967 in Timrå by Doctor Per Uddén. Since 2013, the company has been wholly owned by Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of the Swedish company Investor.

SOURCE Permobil Canada

For further information: Sheri-Lynne Ljucovic, Marketing Specialist, Permobil, Cell 905-758-9110, Email

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