This agreement will enable more people living with disabilities to access and benefit from Permobil and KARMA’s innovative mobility, seating and positioning solutions and power assist devices.
Permobil and Karma Medical have signed a memorandum of understanding focused on utilizing their respective strengths and distributing complementary products from each other’s portfolios in selected markets. The initial focus will be on the Asia-Pacific markets where the two organisations have complementary presence.
“Enriching every physically challenged life has been KARMA’s mission since the begining. Permobil and Karma complement with each other both in the product portfolio and geographic locations. Through this cooperation, we will provide more value to our global users. ” said Kenny Chen, Chairman, and Founder of Karma Medical.
“We are delighted to enter into this agreement with Karma Medical, with whom we share a strong ‘user-first’ culture. We look forward to a quick alignment of our complementary portfolios and respective teams so that we can serve more people across the Asia-Pacific region,” said Bengt Thorsson, CEO and President of Permobil.
About Karma Medical
Karma Medical was founded in Taiwan in 1987, under the principles of its namesake philosophy, taking action to spread positive energy and enrich the lives of the physically challenged community. Over the last three decades, all 900+ members of the KARMA family, across 13 global facilities, have worked together tirelessly to perfect the “KARMA FIT”: a set of guiding principles, by which we design and manufacture every KARMA wheelchair, mobility scooter, and walker. Our global cooperation with users, healthcare professionals, and government officials further drives our technological innovation to the industry forefront, empowering millions of people around the world with the ability to live their lives to the fullest. Visit karmamedical.com to learn more about KARMA.
Permobil founder Dr. Per Uddén believed that helping individuals achieve the greatest level of independence is a basic human right and, for over 50 years, that has been the driving force behind our innovative assistive technology. We are passionate about understanding our users’ needs and helping them live life to the fullest. We are a global leader in trusted healthcare solutions for power and manual wheelchairs, seating and positioning products, and power assist. Permobil is part of Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of Investor AB and is headquartered in Sweden. Permobil has 1600 team members in more than 15 countries around the world. For more information regarding the company’s storied history and complete product line visit permobil.com.