Pediatric brands Convaid and R82 will join parent, Etac, the Scandinavian specialist in world-class assistive products for adults and children living with a wide range of disabilities, at Rehacare 2016, to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany, from September 28 – October 1, 2016.
Convaid and R82 will participate in the largest multiple product launch in Etac’s history, where the company plans to unveil a comprehensive range of new Scandinavian designed products that promote independent mobility and ease-of-use for caretakers.
The multiple product launch will be celebrated at a launch lunch hosted by Etac to be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 12:30PM at the Etac meeting lounge located directly adjacent to Convaid and R82 event space in Hall 4, Stands D24 & 25.
The launch lunch is open to all visitors and media attending Rehacare 2016. Rehacare organizers have confirmed that more than 900 exhibitors will attend the annual event where Etac will launch ability based seating wheelchairs and an ergonomic range of esthetically designed adaptive hygiene products.
The lightweight, compact, folding pediatric wheelchair Cricket by R82 will make its debut at Rehacare 2016. In addition to the launch lunch, attendees are invited to attend educational seminars and product demonstrations at both stands throughout the event and to network at the company lounge.
“It is exciting to participate in the first international show where pediatric brands, Convaid and R82, can stand side-by-side in celebration of Etac’s largest product launch in the company’s history. In North America, we look forward to launching best-in-class pediatric portfolios of products that will improve life quality and mobility from infancy to young adulthood,” said Nanneke Dinklo, Marketing Director.
To read more about Etac products for the global market to be unveiled at Rehacare 2016, please click here.
Throughout North America, Convaid and R82 market products in the following categories:
The Convaid and R82 brands offer pediatric products typically prescribed to individuals with mild to moderate involvement of the following conditions: Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Duchene Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Spina Bifida, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cystic Fibrosis, Mitochondrial Disease, Metabolic Diseases, and Sensory Processing Disorders, among others.
About Etac | The Etac Group offers a wide range of solutions for children and adults ranging from manual wheelchairs, advanced seating, patient transfer, bathing and toilet products. Sweden-based Etac markets their products under the Etac, Molift, Immedia, R82 and Convaid brands. Etac operates sales companies in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States with an extensive network of distributors in 40 other markets around the world.
About R82 | Based in Denmark, R82 develops and produces innovative aids and appliances for special need children and young adults. These are tailored to individual needs based on comprehensive product development and clinical input. R82 prides itself on a high caliber of quality of service and customer engagement.
About Convaid | Convaid, the company that invented the adaptive assisted wheelchair, has helped special needs children and their families live fuller, more productive lives since 1976. Convaid produces high-performance, easy-to-use and attractive mobility products for all stages of a young person’s life, from infancy to young adulthood. Each product is custom-built to individual specifications to provide optimum comfort, safety and convenience.
Together R82 and Convaid form the Etac Pediatric Group.