URise Products’ StandUp Walker Wins Gold in Medtrade’s New Product Pavilion

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This is the company's third industry honor in only three weeks

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When someone has difficulty in standing up, it can cost several thousand dollars to equip the home with bars, toilet seat risers and a lift chairs. StandUp Walker can replace those items and has the added benefit of being able to take it outside the home

URise Products’ StandUp Walker has been named the Gold winner in the New Product Pavilion at Medtrade 2016. The Providers’ Choice award was voted on by all attendees at the largest Home Medical Equipment Expo and conference in the U.S.

Over 60 new products were featured in Medtrade’s New Product Pavilion during the conference with StandUp Walker taking top honors. StandUp Walker will be featured in the December issue of HomeCare Magazine, the sponsor of the New Product Pavilion and Providers’ Choice award.

Additionally, StandUp Walker has won two product awards in October: the HME Business 2016 New Retail Product Award as well as Aging 2.0’s Pitch-4-Partners Award.

“This recognition from both home medical equipment professionals as well as from experts in aging, demonstrate the real need for innovative mobility products that help people stay independent,” said Kenneth C Paulus, CEO of URise Products, LLC.

StandUp Walker recently received the HME Business New Product Award (Retail category), which honors outstanding product development achievements by HME manufacturers and service providers. StandUp Walker will be featured on the HME-Business website and in the December 2016 issue of HME-Business Magazine.

StandUp Walker also won Pitch-4-Partners at Aging 2.0’s OPTIMIZE Conference in San Francisco on October 12-14. After being voted on by more than 1,000 attendees to pitch, StandUp Walker was the unanimous selection of the esteemed panel of aging industry experts and investors. It is especially noteworthy that StandUp Walker was the only durable medical equipment product selected to pitch. As part of the award, URise Products received a year membership in Aging 2.0’s Alliance.

Introduced to the market in April 2016, the StandUp Walker is an innovative 2-in-1 Stand-Assist + Mobility Walker that enables the user to independently lift themselves from a seated position easily and safely. StandUp Walker weighs 10.5 lbs and holds up to 400 lbs. It collapses for transport.

“StandUp Walker combines a static device that helps you get up with a walker that assists you in getting around,” Paulus said. “When someone has difficulty in standing up, it can cost several thousand dollars to equip the home with bars, toilet seat risers and a lift chairs. StandUp Walker can replace all those items and has the added benefit of being able to take it outside the home.”

For more information about these products, visit http://www.StandUpWalker.com

About URise Products, LLC
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, URise Products is a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) manufacturer and distributor specializing in innovative mobility aids. URise Products’ mission is to provide a better quality of life through the development and market introduction of innovative mobility devices. URise Products has offices in Charlotte, NC and San Francisco, CA. StandUp Walker can be purchased online through our website or through DME stores. For more information, visit http://www.StandUpWalker.com.

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