PRESS RELEASE - Leckey Distribution Announcement

17/11/2017

James Leckey Design Ltd. and Ottobock have mutually decided to end their Australian distribution agreement effective December 31, 2017.

Sunrise Medical is proud to announce our new partnership with James Leckey Design Ltd.  as the new distributor of their product range in Australia. From the 1st of January 2018 Sunrise Medical will begin to take orders for the Leckey product range.

Leckey’s paediatric positioning devices are an innovative product range in the market of seating and positioning as an addition to our extensive product line up alongside Quickie, Jay and JCM seating and positioning systems.

Otto Bock will cease to accept orders for Leckey products from the 21st of December 2017, with any orders and enquiries after this date to be redirected to the Sunrise Medical Sales Team. Ottobocks’ Leckey product range and pricing will be maintained.

Sunrise Medical is excited to be moving forward with James Leckey Design Ltd. as the new Australian distributor of Leckey’s extensive product range.

About Sunrise Medical: A world leader in the development, design, manufacture, and distribution of manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, motorized scooters, and both standard and customized seating and positioning systems,

Sunrise Medical manufactures products in their own facilities in the United States, Mexico, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, China, Holland, Poland, Norway, and Canada. Sunrise Medical's key products, marketed under the Quickie, Sopur, Zippie, Breezy, Sterling, Jay, Whitmyer, and Switch-It proprietary brands, are sold through a network of homecare medical product dealers or distributors in more than 130 countries.

The company is headquartered in Malsch, Germany, with Australian Head office in Huntingwood, NSW and employs more than 2,000 associates worldwide.

About Leckey: Established in 1983, Leckey is a globally recognised pioneer in the research, design and development of clinically focussed, posturally supportive products. They create practical solutions to meet the considerable daily challenges faced by some, because they believe that life for all should be about going, enjoying, participating and doing.

Leckey products are distributed alongside global partners to deliver postural care and make a difference worldwide.


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Rula Sebastiao

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