Sunrise Medical, based in Fresno, Calif, recently acquired substantially all of the assets of Switch-It Inc, a firm involved in the development/design, manufacturing, and distribution of special drive controls/special input devices and other high-tech product lines predominantly used on high-end complex rehab power wheelchairs, according to a report from Sunrise Medical.

This acquisition is described as one that expands Sunrise Medical’s portfolio within the complex rehab technology industry and further positions the company for significant growth.

“Switch-It is a strong fit with our business, and this acquisition accelerates our global offerings in the high-end mobility market,” stated Pete Coburn, president, US Commercial Operations, Sunrise Medical. “We are committed to innovative product development and providing solutions that bring superior value to customers.”

“We are excited to become part of Sunrise Medical. This acquisition brings us significant opportunities to leverage our growth and expand our international presence by utilizing the strong global reach of Sunrise,” commented Andrew Parker, president of Switch-It Inc.

The alignment of the two companies within the complex rehab technology industry stands to provide a number of long-term growth opportunities for Sunrise Medical. With a broad and complementary high-end mobility product offering, Sunrise reports that it will expedite innovation and compelling technology offerings for customers. The relationship is also aimed at fostering new co-development programs and specialty design for multiple mobility needs.

[Source: Sunrise Medical]