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Sunrise Medical wins two Retailers' Choice of the Year Awards 2023

Thursday, January 4, 2024

Sunrise Medical, a global leader in innovative advanced assistive mobility solutions, is thrilled to announce that two of its new products have won the THIIS Retailers' Choice of the Year Award 2023 by THIIS MAGAZINE from the UK. The coveted awards were presented to the QUICKIE QS5 X Manual Wheelchair and the Q50 R Carbon Lightweight Folding Powerchair.

The THIIS Retailers' Choice of the Year Award recognises outstanding products in the mobility industry, as chosen by business leaders and retailers. Winners are selected based on innovation, performance, and their impact on the market.

Sunrise Medical is honoured to have both the QUICKIE QS5 X Manual Wheelchair and the Q50 R Carbon Lightweight Folding Powerchair receive this prestigious accolade, reinforcing our commitment to delivering cutting-edge mobility solutions that enhance the lives of users worldwide.

Lifestyle and Mobility, a leading mobility retailer in the UK market, has chosen the QUICKIE QS5 X as the Product of the Year in manual wheelchairs. Darren Macey, Business Development Manager at Lifestyle and Mobility, said:

“The QUICKIE QS5 X revolutionises easy folding with its FreeFold Technology, an innovative cross-brace design that reduces folding forces and saves 40% energy with each fold. Its aluminium box frame is constructed from heated 7000 series aluminium. They have managed to incorporate all these weight reduction features without compromising on user ability, comfort, or style. QUICKIE has created an active user wheelchair that is now more affordable for a wider range of users”.

In Powerchairs, the Q50 R Carbon has quickly become the sensation of the mobility industry, earning the prestigious THIIS Retailers' Choice of the Year Award. Ableworld, a leading mobility retailer, selected the Q50 R Carbon as the standout powerchair of the year.  Rhian Pita, Marketing Manager at Ableworld said:

“At Ableworld, we take great pride in selecting products that not only meet the needs of our customers but also set new standards in the industry. The Q50 R Carbon Powerchair has not only met but exceeded these expectations.

“Its carbon fibre frame, makes it one of the lightest powerchairs available, providing users with a level of manoeuvrability and ease of transport like never before. Since its introduction, the Q50 R Carbon has become Ableworld’s best-selling powerchair, earning the love and trust of customers.”

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About Sunrise Medical:
Committed to improving people’s lives, Sunrise Medical is a world leader in design, manufacturing, and distribution of innovative, high-quality assistive mobility products and services. Distributed in more than 130 countries under its own 18 proprietary brands, the key products include manual and power wheelchairs, power assist products, motorized scooters, seating & positioning systems, and daily living aids. Operating in 23 countries, Sunrise Medical Group is headquartered in Malsch, Germany, and employs over 2,700 associates worldwide.

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