Largest ever new Etac product launches delivers significant success at RehaCare 2016

06. Oct. 2016.

Etac, the Scandinavian specialist in world-class mobility solutions for elderly and disabled adults and children, has successfully launched an impressive suite of pioneering new products at RehaCare 2016.


The Etac and adjacent R82 exhibition stands were both very popular throughout RehaCare with large numbers of trade buyers, healthcare professionals and end users keen to discover the latest Etac, R82, Convaid, Immedia and Molift innovations. Etac launched over 12 new products across the various group brands which all attracted high levels of interest. The launch of these exciting new solutions was officially celebrated at a Launch Lunch held in the Etac R82 meeting lounge which included an engaging speech by Torben Helbo, Etac CEO. Torben welcomed everyone to the show and outlined all the new and enhanced products including:

  • The Etac S.P.A. Collection with Etac Rex folding toilet arm support, Etac Relax wall-mounted folding shower seat and Etac Flex modular grab rail
  • Ability Based SeatingTM for Etac wheelchairs
    This new ‘Shape Up!’ initiative in seating delivers pioneering levels of postural support through advanced bespoke back support and wheelchair configurations.
  • Etac Clean shower commode chair
  • Etac Turner PRO for active patient transfers
  • R82 Cricket paediatric buggy
  • R82 Stingray paediatric buggy
  • R82 Flamingo High-low toilet/bathing chair
  • R82 Wombat Living activity chair
  • R82 Scallop fabric-based seating aid
  • Star air cushions from Etac for wheelchair pressure care
  • Immedia SatinSheet in-bed system for turning and positioning
  • Immedia 2Move Transfer Board
  • Molift Quick Raiser for active patient transfers

Live and informative product demonstrations were delivered throughout the show so all visitors could understand how and why Etac products continue to lead the world in terms of ergonomics, aesthetics and functionality. This comprehensive exhibition showcase reiterated to the international market that The Etac Group tops the world in products for inclusive living. Torben concluded: “I was delighted to welcome so many visitors to our Rehacare showcase this year as our new product and concept portfolio was so extensive. Our brand proposition is now so diverse we are able to deliver a more holistic approach to assist carers, professionals and most importantly, children and adults living with disability. Our pioneering products continue to evolve at pace so the latest challenges associated with disability can be met now and in the future. Rehacare was a success for us and our customers on so many levels – this platform will now be leveraged to deliver even more positive outcomes for all.”


The Etac Group

With headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, the Etac Group is a world-leading developer of ergonomic products that assist people living with restricted mobility. Its strength and competitive edge are delivered through a proven synergy of pioneering product design, excellence in service and a true understanding of end user needs.
The Etac Group delivers an award-winning range of brands: Etac (Bathing and Toileting, Aids for Daily Living and Wheelchairs), R82 (Paediatrics), Convaid (Paediatrics), Immedia (Manual Transfer) and Molift (Hoists and Slings). Owned by Nordstjernan AB, a family controlled unlisted investment company, the group currently has a turnover in excess of MSEK 1400 and employs an 800-strong team of talented specialists worldwide.


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Issued on behalf of

Magdalena Rydén, Group Marketing Manager
Etac AB
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