• As a world leader in developing and manufacturing powered wheelchairs, Permobil is a global company. Today, our products can be found in 30 countries on four continents. We have subsidiaries in 20 countries.

• We are basically a Swedish company and our head offices are at Timrå, 450 km north of the Swedish capital, Stockholm.

• Timrå is a small town with 18,000 inhabitants and can justifiably be called the world's foremost competence centre where the development of powered wheelchairs is concerned. The experience and knowledge accumulated within this specific area of technology goes back more than 40 years.

The group executive board, the R&D department, and other central functions are all at Timrå.

Permobil has been owned by Nordic Capital since 2006.

2007 SEK 1,097 million
2006 SEK 985 million
2005 SEK 952 million

Number of employees
2007 561
2006 506
2005 499