(Bridgeport, Mich.) – Amigo Mobility International has been recognized as one of the 2014 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch,” an awards program presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. The company was honored at an awards ceremony during the tenth annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event, May 6, 2014 in East Lansing, Mich.

 

Since Amigo Chairman & Founder Al Thieme invented the first mobility POV (power-operated vehicle)/scooter in 1968, Amigo has been a pioneer in the mobility industry. Amigo Mobility now serves a variety of markets by designing and manufacturing a complete line of power-operated vehicles/scooters and motorized shopping carts. In addition to personal use, Amigo’s innovative products can be found in grocery stores, zoos, libraries and other venues in more than 25 countries. All products are manufactured in Bridgeport, Mich. and shipped worldwide.

 

“We are grateful to be recognized as a ‘Michigan 50 Companies to Watch’,” said Beth Thieme, CEO of Amigo Mobility. “Our mission of Improving Lives Through Mobility® is accomplished with the talent and resources available to us in Michigan. As a family-owned business we are proud to be located in Michigan and appreciate all the great resources available to us that support our growth.

 

Companies making it to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list are a remarkable group of second-stage companies. Defined as having 6 to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants, these companies form the backbone of Michigan’s economy. Representing all regions of the state and a diverse range of industries, companies like Amigo Mobility are known for their exceptional entrepreneurial leadership, creation of innovation or use of innovation in creative ways, and their sustainable competitive advantage.

 

Winners were selected by Michigan-based judges from the banking, economic development, entrepreneurship development, and venture capital communities.

News Flash

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Supporting Families in Many Helpful Ways

Friendly Wheels, Issue 123

August 2018

 

Amigo owners often share inspiring stories. From overcoming a mobility challenge to figuring out innovative ways to go to new places to helping people in their communities, the experiences they share never cease to amaze us.

In this edition of Friendly Wheels, we get to meet Shannon DeWall, JD, an attorney, wife, mother and community volunteer in metro Detroit. Learn more about her story below.

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

A Family's Story of Reclaiming Hope

Friendly Wheels, Issue 122

July 2018

In a time of crisis, it may be reassuring to know that there is another family that's experienced a similar situation: the Shepherds. James Shepherd and his mother founded the Shepherd Center, a not-for-profit hospital located in Atlanta, Georgia specializing spinal cord injury rehabilitation, in 1975 in response to an accident James endured as a young man. Learn more about his family's inspiring story.

This Amigo Owner Adds a Little Magic

This Amigo Owner Adds a Little Magic

Friendly Wheels, Issue 121

June 2018

Carrie Rostollan, a longtime member of the Amigo family, recently visited our Bridgeport facility for the Amigo Mobility Center open house. She shared with us some of her upcoming summer plans and entertained us with her magic tricks! Discover more about Carrie's 'magical' adventures.

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