The LEVO History

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LEVO AG, then known as Valutec, developed the first stand-up wheelchair of the world. Soon after, in 1976, this world novelty went into serial production in Dottikon (Switzerland) and was supplied to the international market. Model: "F7", manual propel and electric stand-up

1975
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The first LEVO active LA, manual propel and manual stand-up was presented to the market. improvements: modern design, light weight and better maneuverability.

1984
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The LEVO product range was completed by the LEVO mobil LCM, power wheelchair with electrical stand-up (E/E). Already now, the individual needs of wheelchair users were met with the three model types M/M, M/E, E/E and a variety of sizes. The name LEVO became a symbol for stand-up wheelchairs!

1989
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During the international shows "Rehab" in Düsseldorf, Germany, and "Medtrade" in Atlanta, GA, USA, the LEVO active-easy LAE, manual propel and manual stand-up was introduced, the lightest stand-up wheelchair of the world.

1997
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LEVO USA Inc. was founded as a daughter company in Peachtree City, South of Atlanta, GA, USA. As a distribution hub for North America, LEVO USA Inc. is responsible for competent consulting and professional service.

1997
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The pediatric chairs LEVO compact-easy KID & JR, manual propel and electric stand-up, complemented the LEVO product range.

1999
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During an international distributor meeting in Switzerland, LEVO AG introduced the brand new power wheelchair LEVO Combi. Within this combination of centre wheel drive for inside and outside use as well as the multi functionality of the seating, reclining, tilting, laying and standing, this Swiss private company launched a new generation of stand-up wheelchairs.

2002
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With the extended version of the multi functional power wheelchair LEVO combi JR for children, the product range of LEVO AG serves also the needs of the very young people in a wheelchair.

2003
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The LEVO comfort II releases the LCM and becomes the new stand-up power wheelchair with a high capability for indoor and outdoor use. The strong 4-pole motors and the 70A VSI controller give the chair a great driving characteristic.

2004