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HASCO Medical's Mobility Freedom Secures Rights to Market BraunAbility and Vantage Mobility International Wheelchair Accessible Vans in Miami, Florida
|By Marketwired .
|August 7, 2014 08:31 AM EDT
ADDISON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/14 -- HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: HASC), a leading provider of handicap-accessible vans, parts and service, has secured the rights to market BraunAbility® and Vantage Mobility International (VMI) wheelchair accessible vans in Miami, Florida.
BraunAbility products are produced by the Braun Corporation, the nation's oldest and largest manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles, providing high-quality mobility products for more than 45 years. BraunAbility represents the most diverse model lineup in the industry, including the most popular minivan models from Dodge/Chrysler, Honda and Toyota.
VMI is one of the largest manufacturers of wheelchair van conversions with more than 25 years of experience in the mobility industry. It offers minivan conversions, full-size van conversions, platform lifts, scooter and wheelchair lifts, and transfer seats. VMI offers its products through its dealers in the U.S. In addition to selling wheelchair accessible vans, HASCO Medical also plans to offer wheelchair lifts, transfer seating, hand controls, service and rentals of wheelchair accessible vehicles at the new location.
The rental vehicles will be offered through the company's mobility brand Wheelchair Vans of America. The company expects to open the store between September and October. HASCO Medical operates eight Florida locations, including Orlando, Largo, Clermont, Palm Coast, Ocala, Ft. Lauderdale, Lake Worth and Tampa.
Bob Desmarais, HASCO Medical's president of stores, commented: "The addition of a BraunAbility and VMI sales territory will increase our strong East Coast presence, especially in Florida, and would support our record topline growth outlook."
About The Braun Corporation
The Braun Corporation is the world's largest manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vans, ramps, and wheelchair lifts worldwide and enables people with physical disabilities to regain mobility and lead active and independent lives. The company, via the BraunAbility brand, offers the most diverse model lineup in the industry, including the most popular minivan models from Dodge/Chrysler, Honda, and Toyota. For more information about the Braun Corporation and its outstanding line of wheelchair accessible vehicles, visit www.braunability.com.
About Vantage Mobility International
Vantage Mobility International is a manufacturer and distributor of the most innovative, reliable, highest quality and easily accessible transportation in the world. Their full line of products include domestic and import minivan conversions, full-size van conversions, platform lifts, scooter and wheelchair lifts and transfer seats. For more information, visit www.vantagemobility.com.
About HASCO Medical, Inc.
HASCO Medical is a leading provider of handicap accessible vans, parts, and service that dramatically improve the quality of living of its customers. The company operates 19 locations from Maine to Florida. The company's mobility brands include Ride-Away (www.Ride-Away.com), Auto Mobility Sales (www.automobilitysales.com), Mobility Freedom (www.MobilityFreedom.com) and Wheelchair Vans of America (www.wcvans.com). To learn more, go to www.hascomed.com.
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