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MobilityWorks

May 05, 2016 14:21 ET

MobilityWorks Acquires Carolina Mobility Sales, Adding Five Southeast Van Dealership Locations

USA's Largest Accessible Van Retailer Grows to 61 Consumer Showroom Locations in 22 States

RICHFIELD, OH--(Marketwired - May 05, 2016) - MobilityWorks®, the nation's largest retailer of wheelchair accessible vans, added five new dealership locations with its acquisition of Carolina Mobility Sales. Headquartered in Charlotte NC, the company operates under its trade name Carolina Mobility Sales and the dba's Savannah Mobility Sales and Achieve Mobility. It has showrooms in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.

The acquisition further solidifies MobilityWorks' presence along the eastern region of the country. With their current 56 showrooms and the new Carolina Mobility stores, MobilityWorks now has 61 consumer locations in 22 states. The company also manufactures and sells a variety of commercial vehicles to business clients throughout the United States, with healthcare and senior living among its largest markets.

The two companies share a passion for helping people with disabilities to be more independent and focus on the client's individual needs and requirements to find the right mobility solution.

"We are very pleased with the acquisition. MobilityWorks is a leader in our industry. Joining with them will provide our team members with enhanced resources and increased opportunities. That will allow us to continue to meet the needs of our growing customer base." Jim Branning, President of Carolina Mobility.

In addition to selling new and used modified vans for wheelchair accessibility, MobilityWorks and Carolina / Achieve also rent accessible vans and install adaptive equipment, such as hand controls and scooter lifts.

"The people at Carolina Mobility are very dedicated toward making a difference in people's lives," said Bill Koeblitz, President/CEO of MobilityWorks. "They truly care about serving their clients and we know these new locations will be a great addition to MobilityWorks."

About MobilityWorks

MobilityWorks (aka WMK, LLC) is a Richfield, Ohio-based Inc. 500 company that employs specially trained Certified Mobility Consultants to work closely with its clients to understand their specific transportation needs in finding the right vehicle solution. Founded in 1997 with one location, MobilityWorks has been recognized on the Inc. 500|5000 list of Inc. Magazine's fastest growing privately held companies for the past ten years. MobilityWorks Commercial is the largest provider of commercial wheelchair vans in the country. TransitWorks, located in Akron Ohio, is the manufacturing division of WMK, LLC and is Ford Motor Company's largest mobility upfitter.

Learn more about MobilityWorks at www.mobilityworks.com

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