February 26, 2011
30 000 job openings in Estrie by 2014
Booming businesses, such as Sherbrooke's Équipements adaptés Physipro, for forged ahead with hiring and training personnel, while the regional labor market can look forward to a decade of extreme shifts in employment trends, according to perspectives released yesterday. Read the article
November 22, 2008
Physipro Celebrates 20 years with a New Wheelchair
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Sherbrooke-based Physipro has launched the IXEL, an innovative model of wheelchair. The company is gearing up to target the US market and consolidate its European presence with specialized products for people with reduced mobility. The IXEL's special feature is total adjustability. Its aluminum structure is also very light, weighing in at only 35 pounds (16 kg).
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October 23, 2006
Partnerships Providing Support
Physipro's wheelchairs and walkers are sold as far away as South Korea. Even though the company stands out for its innovativeness, it can't do everything on its own. To fill that gap, Physipro has entered into partnerships to ensure its continued growth outside Quebec. CEO Mario Ouellette takes prides in heading up a company whose custom designs and innovations stand out from the rest. The company also distinguishes itself by performing every step of the design process in-house at its workshops in Sherbrooke-with a team of cabinetmakers, welders, and sewers.
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November 9, 2004
Poised for Success
Physipro’s mission is to improve the lives of disabled and elderly people and it succeeds quite well in doing so. Sixteen years after its founding, the company looks to Quebec for more than half of its private-sector market share. And Physipro continues to reinvent the wheel—in making ever better wheelchairs. The company has never been on surer footing than in this key year.
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