Permobil leads the industry in recognition for outstanding CRT products and technology, winning six Mobility Product Awards, the Lebanon, Tenn-based company announces.
The awards competition, conducted by Mobility Products magazine, honors exceptional product and technology development in the complex rehab technology industry. The following Permobil products were named as Mobility Product Awards winners for 2020:
• MyPermobil app (Accessories, Wheelchair)
• MyPermobil app (Electronics, Power Wheelchair)
• F5 Corpus VS (Positioning: Standing Wheelchairs)
• SmartDrive PushTracker E2 with SwitchControl (Power-Assist Systems)
• F5 Corpus VS (Wheelchairs, Power: Group 4 [All Types])
• Explorer Mini (Wheelchairs, Power: Group 5 [Pediatric, All Types])
“We are especially pleased to be recognized for the Explorer Mini that was launched earlier this year at ISS. This innovative mobility solution for toddlers enables them to independently explore and engage with their world at an age when mobility truly develops.”
— Chuck Witkowski, president of Permobil Americas
“Along with the new additions, we are so proud of our flagship chair of the Permobil line, the F5 Corpus VS. It is the culmination of 43 years of manufacturing standing power wheelchairs and took top honors in two categories.”
— Todd Walling, senior vice president of sales
An independent panel of judges comprised of experienced Assistive Technology Professionals (ATPs) and clinicians who work with a range of seating, accessibility and wheeled mobility users selected the top entries in each category, the release continues.
“Complex rehab and mobility manufacturers and service providers continue to innovate, design and bring impressive new products to market despite a number of challenges. We’re honored to congratulate this 2020 class of Mobility Product Award winners that will surely facilitate mobility, function and independence for many people with disabilities.”
— Laurie Watanabe, Mobility Management executive editor