NORWELL, Mass., October 28 2022 / PRNewswire
DIH, leading global robotics & virtual reality (VR) technology provider for advanced rehabilitation care, announced the transition of the strategic commercial agreement made in 2020 with Gorbel, Inc. into the complete purchase of its Rehabilitation Division.
Gorbel is an innovative developer and manufacturer of smart material handling & fall protection systems and three devices used in physical rehabilitation: SafeGait 360° Balance and Mobility Trainer®, the EMBRACE™ Patient Harness and SafeGait ACTIVE Dynamic Mobility Trainer™. With the completion of the purchase from Gorbel, SafeGait™ Solutions are now fully integrated into the DIH portfolio alongside Hocoma and Motek, its other global leading brands in the fields of rehabilitation and research.
Gorbel kept their mission to improve the lives of patients while partnering with DIH, an established leader in the rehabilitation market.
“During the past 2 years the goal of delivering meaningful, integrated solutions to as many therapists and patients as possible, was achieved”, said Dr. Patrick Bruno, DIH Chief Commercial officer. “In the first year of our strategic partnership with Gorbel, the DIH sales team increased annual sales of the SafeGait devices by nearly 100%.”
All three SafeGait™ devices will continue to be manufactured in the USA and are now listed with the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) under DIH Technology, Inc.
“The USA is a focus market for us, where we plan to strengthen our strategic investments in the coming years. We welcome Gorbel’s proven products as part of our growth initiative for this strategic market,” said Jason Chen, DIH Chairman & CEO.
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The vision of DIH is to Deliver Inspiration & Health to millions of people through innovative technologies in advanced rehabilitation therapy. DIH is a global solution provider combining innovative robotic & VR technologies with clinical integration & proprietary insights.
Through strategic design and the integration of leading global niche technologies such as HOCOMA, a Switzerland based global leader in Robotics for Rehab, and MOTEK, a Netherland based global leader in sophisticated VR movement platforms, powered by real-time integration, DIH is positioning itself as a transformative total solutions provider & consolidator in a fragmented and manual-labor-driven industry.
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