Trekinetic's Mike Spindle in front of GTE Mk II chair

Trekinetic, the manufacturer of a unique range of manual and powered wheelchairs, has confirmed it has expanded its dealer network domestically and internationally following a brand refresh.

Established in 2000 by Mike Spindle, Trekinetic first entered the mobility sector with the goal of reinventing the conventional wheelchair, unveiling its premium K-2 model in 2006 – a lightweight, carbon fibre chair that used a Monocoque chassis to substantially reduce the model’s weight.

In 2018, the company released a new powered model, the GTE Mk II, and in June 2019, launched an amputee-specific cushion to accompany the chair.

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Now, the company has added two new dealers to its expanding network: Chesham’s Better Mobility and Iceland’s Ozon Ehf.

It follows Trekinetic’s recent rebrand and digital overhaul, transforming its online presence and digital marketing strategy.

According to the company, its latest trading year has seen it enjoy a spike in enquiries and sales, despite an enforced two-month closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

In particular, Trekinetic says it has had over 250 new assessment requests since their new website launched six months ago – up 325 per cent year-on-year.

Additionally, the manufacturer stated that production volumes are also up approximately 300 per cent on 2019, having expanded its workforce by around 15 per cent since the start of the year.

Impressively, the bespoke wheelchair specialist emphasised that it has also managed to halve the lead time on its custom-built manual and powered all-terrain wheelchairs from eight to four weeks.

Craig Topping, CEO at Better Mobility, said: “We have been aware of Trekinetic for many years and are thrilled to add the K2 and GTE to our growing range of products. The Trekinetic products fill a gap in our range that offers all-terrain capability as well as compactness and ease of transportation which I feel will offer something unique to our client base.”

Trekinetic says it is continuing to expand its international network and hopes to announce partnerships in France, Germany and several other countries over the coming months.

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