Permobil announces it is taking over operations of Durable Medical Equipment Ltd, a Complex Rehab equipment supply company based in Auckland, New Zealand.

This acquisition is part of Permobil’s expansion strategy into New Zealand as a provider of advanced rehabilitation solutions for people with disabilities, according to a media release from Permobil.

“Permobil is dedicated to building a leading healthcare company by providing advanced rehabilitation technology driving growth through education and outcomes, delivered with passion and first-class service. DME shares this vision, which makes this a strong match,” says Larry Jackson, president of Permobil Business Region Americas, in the release.

“We are excited to welcome DME’s employees to the Permobil family to further increase access to care in New Zealand,” he adds.

This acquisition will further extend the full suite of Permobil offerings within New Zealand, including a complete line of power and manual wheelchairs as well as seating and positioning solutions, per the release.

“We have always derived our inspiration from our users and focused heavily on building an organization of healthcare professionals to provide the highest level of service. Permobil shares our values and a strong desire to provide innovative rehabilitation solutions and we are excited for what the future holds,” states Andy O’Sullivan, founder of DME.

[Source: Permobil]