February 6, 2014
Shows its QRT-360 wheelchair retractor tie-down system at the National Mobility Equipment Dealer’s Association Conference. Officials say it is the first retractor to meet the higher-strength requirements of the WC18 standards.
January 31, 2014
Mitch Drouillard will serve as southern regional sales manager, transit and rail market, while Don Eaton was named the western regional sales manager, transit and rail market.
December 9, 2013
To comply with the new voluntary industry standard known as WC18, wheelchair tiedowns or other securement devices must pass two different dynamic strength tests.
October 23, 2013
Dozens of original products entered the competition. Quantum was one of only five innovations that were recognized.
October 21, 2013
The new QRT-360 meets the Rehabilitation Engineering Assistive Technology Society of North American's newly revised WTORS standard for effective wheelchair securement well in advance of the 2015 deadline.
October 16, 2013
The new product was developed by combining transportation insight, intelligent technology and a pioneering new approach to securement.
September 11, 2013
Q’POD, the first fully integrated wheelchair securement station specifically designed and tested for transit wheelchair passenger transportation, will be installed in the 550 new Xcelsior 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses recently ordered.
June 5, 2013
This means that properties will be able to mix and match retractors and manual belts from both companies simply by using Omni Floor Anchor Systems.
May 9, 2013
The Velocity Xpress system enables drivers to unlock rear restraints for 15 seconds enabling quicker wheelchair securement and better positioning. The remote release minimizes bending by driver/operators, reducing back injuries and improving securement.
February 20, 2013
Team will now be organized into four core segments: Transit, School Bus, Paratransit, and Personal Mobility. This strategic shift to a segmented approach was motivated by the desire to better serve customer needs.
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