September 9, 2013
PRIDE MOBILITY PARTNERS WITH AUTOCHAIR ON THE MILFORD PERSON LIFT AND OLYMPIAN AUTOLIFT
Exeter, PA - September 19, 2013 - Pride Mobility Products® Corporation is pleased to announce an exclusive North American partnership with Autochair, a vehicle adaptations manufacturer and supplier based in the United Kingdom, on the distribution of the Milford Person Lift and Olympian AutoLift. This collaboration brings greater distribution to these industry-leading, life-enhancing products.
The Milford Person Lift is a highly adaptable and versatile wheelchair-to-vehicle transfer solution renowned to be quick and easy to operate for a wide range of people. With a lifting capacity of 330 lbs., the Milford Person Lift can be used in a range of environments, from transferring to a vehicle, in the home and office or while traveling. The Milford Person Lift works in a wide variety of vehicles. It can be fitted to the driver's side, passenger's side, middle and back seats, and it lifts quickly and easily with the touch of a button. With sling sizes from extra small to extra large and amputee slings also available, the Milford Person Lift provides easy installation and stress-free use for both the patient and caregiver and offers emergency switches and optional manual operation.
The Olympian AutoLift for mobility products is strong, agile and aesthetically pleasing. Highly adjustable with sophisticated engineering, the Olympian AutoLift fits most vehicles and is easily removable and transferable. The Olympian AutoLift is available in two models: a 260 lbs. weight capacity and a 440 lbs. weight capacity. Beautifully engineered to complement any vehicle, the Olympian AutoLift is ideal for power chairs, mobility scooters and manual wheelchairs, and it comes complete with a tailored fitting kit. The Olympian AutoLift is remote controlled, powered by the vehicle battery, and available in several color options.
"Pride Mobility is excited and honored to partner with Autochair in delivering these highly adaptable, consumer-friendly products to a larger market segment," said Andrew Pyrih, Pride Mobility's Senior Vice President, Domestic Sales. "Autochair has an exceptional reputation overseas and we are pleased to bring that quality and innovation to Pride's markets. In conjunction with their expertise in vehicle adaptations, we are delivering even more life enhancing products to our customers."
Both the Milford Person Lift and Olympian AutoLift will be shown at Medtrade, by Pride Mobility in Booth 800 from Oct 8-10, with product shipments beginning Nov 1, 2013.
Autochair is recognized by industry partners and consumers alike as a world leading manufacturer and distributor of vehicle adaptation products synonymous with high quality and unsurpassed service delivery. Product development and innovation have always been key for the Alfreton-based family business which has grown internationally in recent years, expanding into European, Australian, Middle Eastern, Canadian, and U.S. markets.
Pride Mobility Products® Corporation is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of mobility products including Jazzy® Power Chairs, Pride® Mobility Scooters, Pride® Lift Chairs, and Pride® Lifts and Ramps. Quantum Rehab®, a Pride Mobility Products Corporation company, manufactures innovative, complex rehab solutions. The company, headquartered in Exeter, Pa., also has operations in Australia, Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Pride Mobility is dedicated to providing expertly designed, engineered, and tested products incorporating technologically innovative, intelligent features enabling consumers to achieve their mobility goals.