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December, 2013
MobilityWorks Honored as Weatherhead Centurion by Northern Ohio Prestigious Business School

Weatherhead 100 Centurion MobilityWorks Cleveland Ohio

The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University honored MobilityWorks last evening as one of its Centurion Award winners. The Centurion recognition is part of the annual Weatherhead 100 Awards, which recognizes Northern Ohio companies for their growth over the last four years, including Upstarts (for smaller companies with less than $1 million in sales), the Weatherhead 100, and Centurions (larger companies over $100 million in sales).

“We are very proud to be recognized by The Weatherhead School of Management and to be among all those other growing companies in the Northern Ohio region,” said Bill Koeblitz, President/CEO of MobilityWorks. “We couldn’t do it without having remarkable clients who really appreciate what we do and then share their experience with other people.”

The Award Ceremony was held in Cleveland Ohio at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. MobiltyWorks has been named as a Weatherhead 100 recipient on several other occasions dating back to 2005.


September, 2013
MobilityWorks Named to Inc 500|5000 for 8th Year

MobilityWorks (aka WMK Inc.), was once again was named to the Inc 500|5000 list of companies published by Inc Magazine in the September 2013 issue. This is the 8th year the company has been named to the list.

The annual designation is coveted by the business community for its recognition of America's fastest-growing private companies. Inc.500|5000 companies are chosen based on their percentage of revenue growth rate for the past three years (2009 through 2012).

The Inc 500| 5000 Conference and Award Ceremony will be held October 10-12, 2013 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Maryland.


VCI Mobility

July 25, 2013
MobilityWorks Announces Acquisition of Van Conversions Inc. (aka VCI Mobility)


The leading retailer of wheelchair accessible vehicles in the United States has confirmed the acquisition of VCI Mobility of Norristown, PA effective on August 1, 2013. With four new VCI Mobility locations, MobilityWorks will have increased its size to an unparalleled 30 consumer showrooms. Established in 1984, VCI Mobility has two Pennsylvania locations in Norristown and Bethlehem, and two New Jersey locations in Cinnaminson and Woodbury.

Link to our official PRWeb News Release


July 18, 2013
MobilityWorks Acquires Specific Assets of Tennessee Mobility - Opens Gallatin TN Store

MobilityWorks announced the acquisition of specific assets of Tennessee Mobility located in Gallatin, TN. With this new location, Established in 1999, Tennessee Mobility, Inc was started as a family business serving the populations of Northern Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. All services at the Gallatin location going forward will be operated under the MobilityWorks name. Scott Sorenson, MobilityWorks Regional Manager, will be in charge of the transition with assistance from Neal Johnson, General Manager of the MobilityWorks Nashville store.



January 08, 2013
MobilityWorks Announces the Acquisition of Nor-Cal Mobility – Will Add 4 New Locations in California

MobilityWorks has acquired the assets of Nor-Cal Mobility, a leading mobility dealer in the San Francisco, Sacramento, Fresno and Chico California markets.

Started in 1982 by owner Ken Karasinski, Nor-Cal grew quickly from one location in Chico, CA to four locations while also creating Nor-Cal Vans, Inc., a sister company dedicated to the conversion of Ford E-Series vans for commercial use. Nor-CalVans is not part of the acquisition and will continue to be operated by Mr. Karasinski.

With the new store location, MobilityWorks will have 24 total consumer van retail and rental locations in 12 states, in addition to the Commercial Division providing custom fleet vehicles nationwide.


December 07, 2012
MobilityWorks Recognized in Inc Magazine's Inaugural Hire Power Awards for Ohio Job Creation

Inc Magazine introduced it's first inaugural 2012 "Hire Power Awards" at the latest Inc 500|5000 award ceremony, honoring those companies in each state that excelled at creating new jobs. MobilityWorks (aka WMK) was selected for the state of Ohio, having created 83 new jobs in Ohio between 2008 and 2011. The Hire Power Awards will appear in Inc.'s December/January issue, as well as the Inc web site, http://www.inc.com.

MobilityWorks reached Inc's "honor roll" status last year, a special designation given only to those currently in the Inc. 500|5000 and having also appeared 5 times or more in previous years.



September 08, 2012
MobilityWorks Awarded Pool Status with Chrysler Group LLC

Our MobilityWorks Commercial Division is now an official Chrysler Bailment Pool Manufacturer for the conversion of Dodge and Chrysler minivans. Bailment pool status allows for the storage of new Dodge and Chrysler vehicle chassis to be located at our manufacturing facility, rather than being ordered and shipped when needed. Bailment pools reduce costs and provide faster turnaround for manufacturers of commercial vans and trucks. Our Commercial Division builds rear entry accessible conversion vans with Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans.



July 19, 2012
The Davert Family Gets Their New Adaptive Vehicle

MobilityWorks in Saginaw hosted the Davert family and members of the media as they picked up their National Mobility Mobility Awareness Month van. They were one of three contest winners that received brand new wheelchair accessible vehicles in a nation-wide contest. Congratulations Ken, Melissa, Austin and Michaela!.



July 10, 2012
Barrett-Jackson Auction to Benefit the DAV a Huge Success

MobilityWorks teamed up with Trans American Muscle (TAM) and Barrett-Jackson Auctions to provide a highly-modified 2012 Chevrolet Camaro to benefit the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) and The MobilityWorks Foundation. Made to look like a Trans Am (i.e. Smokey and the Bandit), the TAM 580hp Freedom Edition "Bandit!" brought in $150,000, including a $62,000 bid with the car being donated back for auction only seconds later. Scores of veterans from the different military branches were brought up on stage in support of the cause, all to standing ovations from the Orange County CA crowd. It was later learned that the generous bidder is a MobilityWorks client. The entire event was shown live on television on Sunday, June 24th on the SPEED channel.


Chatam University OT Training At MobilityWorks Pittsburgh

June 11, 2012
Pittsburgh Branch Tops 500 Mark in OT Training

The MobilityWorks Pittsburgh branch recently hosted a group of occupational therapy students from nearby Chatham University, with 38 students in attendance. This put the Wall PA branch over the 500 mark in the number of future OT/PTs that have been trained at that store location in the past four years that it has been hosting the events..


Feb 22, 2012
MobilityWorks Expands to Twenty Locations in Twelve States

Less than a month after acquiring the assets of Monmouth Vans Access & Mobility in New Jersey, MobilityWorks announced that has merged with Handicapped Driver Services of Marietta, GA (aka HDS Vans & Mobility). HDS has five showrooms located in Alabama, Georgia, Florida and Tennessee with approximately 40 employees.

Click here for the complete HDS-MobilityWorks Press Release


Feb 07, 2012
MobilityWorks has acquired the assets of Monmouth Vans Access & Mobility in Farmingdale, NJ.

MobilityWorks announced today that it has acquired the assets of Monmouth Vans Access & Mobility located in Farmingdale, NJ. Monmouth Vans will become part of the MobilityWorks family of accessible van showroom and service centers. "I'm really looking forward to working with the new team. They have an outstanding reputation in the industry" said Ray Morton, who has been named as the location's General Manager. Click here for the complete Monmouth Press Release


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