Etac to launch world-class range of pioneering new products at RehaCare 2016

12. Sep. 2016.

Etac, the Scandinavian specialist in world-class assistive products for disabled adults and children, will be delivering its largest ever multiple product launch at Rehacare 2016, supported by a celebratory on-stand ‘Launch Lunch’ event.


Etac – Hall 04, stands D24 & 25, Messe Düsseldorf, 28 Sept – 1 Oct.

Etac will be working in partnership with its paediatric brand R82 at Rehacare (stand E25, Hall 04) and is providing a joint Etac R82 meeting lounge – located adjacently. This lounge will be the location for the ‘Launch Lunch’ event – 28 Sept 12:30-13:30 – ALL VISITORS AND PRESS WELCOME.


The latest Convaid paediatric strollers will also be showcased on stand E25, Hall 04.

For over four decades, the Etac Group has provided quality assistive products that enhance the lives of children, adults, families and carers affected by disability. It delivers an award-winning range of brands: Etac, R82, Convaid, Immedia and Molift. Its trusted and proven equipment includes manual wheelchairs, supportive seating, patient transfer solutions, bathing and toileting products and aids for daily living. Every solution encompasses the essence of quality Scandinavian design; backed up by diligent after sales service and support for trade distributors, healthcare professionals and end users.

To further strengthen this world-renowned heritage for innovation, Etac and R82 will be unveiling a comprehensive range of pioneering products at Rehacare 2016. These will ensure independent mobility and carer assistance can achieve greater heights than ever before. There will also be educational product seminars delivered on both the Etac and R82 stands and networking opportunities will be encouraged in the joint Etac R82 meeting lounge. Alongside the existing award-winning range from Etac and R82 at Rehacare, the following new products and concepts will be showcased:


New ‘Ability Based Seating’ for Etac wheelchairs
Demonstrated on the Etac Cross 5 and Prio wheelchairs, this complete new concept in seating will be unveiled at Rehacare 2016. Ability Based SeatingTM is a unique approach from Etac that delivers pioneering levels of bespoke postural support for wheelchair users. Through advanced adjustability Etac wheelchairs can offer more precise and individualized back support and frame configurations to ideally suit users with a variety of conditions. Whether a wheelchair user has a neutral sitting position or is challenged by lumbar hyper, thoracic kyphosis or has a bariatric condition, Etac’s wheelchairs offer complete comfort and appropriate support. With a stable base, the wheelchair user has the best possible postural control resulting in maximized occupational performance. This initiative is called “Shape Up!” and Etac intends to change lives with Ability Based Seating™.


NEW Etac S.P.A. Collection (Safe. Personal. Assistance.)
An ergonomic range of aesthetically pleasing adaptive products to ensure a bathroom is more accessible. This new contemporary collection includes the Etac Rex folding toilet arm support, Etac Relax wall-mounted folding shower seat and Etac Flex modular grab rail. These stylish fixtures represent a breakthrough in bathroom assistive aids through a combination of quality Scandinavian design, outstanding flexibility and assured safety. Read more »


NEW Cricket by R82 – a lightweight and compact, easy foldable buggy. The Cricket is developed with innovation, quality and comfort in mind. Designers, physiotherapists and engineers developed the functional and innovative buggy to provide support for the child and optimum working conditions for the carer. The new Cricket comes in two sizes. Each size offers growth potential, enabling the child to grow with the Cricket.


Torben Helbo, Etac CEO, comments: “The multiple Etac Group product launches at Rehacare 2016 represent a significant milestone in our business and throughout the healthcare product sector. I believe these new Etac and R82 adaptive products will raise the benchmark across many aspects of inclusive design and reiterate our position as thought leaders. The new products will ensure greater numbers of people affected by restricted mobility will be able to enjoy a more fulfilling and rewarding life, with greater independence, care and dignity. This ethos, combined with our continued strategic pathway, will aid all with links to disability, whether that is trade distributors, healthcare professionals or end users.”  


Further significant Etac innovations to be launched at Rehacare include:

NEW Star air cushions from Etac
As the new exclusive distributor of Star Cushions, Etac will be launching a range of seating-based products that incorporate these proven multi-celled air cushions that deliver world-class pressure management.

NEW Etac Clean
An enhanced evolution of Etac’s award-winning Clean shower commode chair will be launched at Rehacare. It comes in two new colours – lagoon green and white. It’s still Clean but better and more hygienic – a cleaner Clean. Read more »

NEW Etac Turner PRO
The latest patient turner from Etac now offers even greater support for carers who need to assist semi-ambulant patients between seating positions via an active standing transfer.

NEW Molift Quick Raiser from Etac
As an Etac brand, Molift is regarded as one of the world’s leading names in patient hoists and slings. The latest Molift Quick Raiser 205 will be unveiled at Rehacare so visitors can witness its range of enhanced features.


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For more information please contact:
Magdalena Rydén, Group Marketing Manager
Etac AB
Mob: +46 (0)70-627 78 78