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Last Updated: 2013-06-24


Company information

Legal Name:   HoMedics Canada Co.
Operating Name:   HoMedics
Mailing Address
6460 Kennedy Rd
L5T 2X4
Location Address
344 Consumers Rd
M2J 1P8
Telephone: (416) 785-1386
Toll Free Phone: 1-888-225-7378
Fax: (416) 785-5862
Website URL: 

Contact information

Marko Bukovec
  Title:   Director of Sales
  Area of Responsibility:   Domestic Sales & Marketing
  Telephone:   (416) 785-1386
  Ext:   260
  Fax:   (416) 785-5862
Carol Winton
  Title:   Administrator
  Area of Responsibility:   Administrative Services
  Telephone:   (416) 785-1386
  Ext:   262
  Fax:   (416) 785-5862
Boris Paisly
  Title:   Director of Marketing
  Telephone:   (416) 785-1386
  Ext:   260
  Fax:   (416) 785-5862
Brian Tuffin
  Title:   President
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (416) 785-1386
  Ext:   222
  Fax:   (416) 785-5862
Martin Cohen
  Title:   Vice President
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive
  Telephone:   (416) 785-1386
  Fax:   (416) 785-5862


Company description

The cornerstone of Obus Forme success is the original, award-winning Obus Forme Lowback Backrest Support. Developed in 1980, the Lowback is celebrated for helping millions of people find relief from back pain. The Lowback backrest support is exclusively endorsed by the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Since this initial enterprise, Obus Forme has become a successful international company with worldwide reputation as an innovator and manufacturer of practical and effective bodycare products. Obus Forme markets its products in Canada, the United States and over 36 other countries throughout the world. Obus Forme products can be found in a wide variety of channels, including: pharmacy; home health care; mail order; specialty stores; grocery; office supply; safety supply; department stores; and, automotive aftermarket. We are the category leader in Canada with virtually 100% of the backrest support market!
At OBUS FORME we have a passion for developing consumer products engineered to enhance people's lives by delivering comfort and support to the human body. From the original, award-winning Lowback Backrest Support to Therapeutic Pillows, Mattresses, Foot Insoles, Comfort Support System Backpacks, and now the Obus Ultra Forme which is a clinically proven backrest to be effective even in cases of severe and chronic back pain. Obus Forme products are relied on worldwide for use in the home, office and on the go.
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Year Established: 1980
Exporting: Yes  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 339110 - Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
Primary Business Activity: Manufacturer / Processor / Producer  
Number of Employees: 150 


Product / Service / Licensing

Product Name: The Obus Forme Lowback Backrest Support
OBUSFORME backrest supports provide relief and aid in the
prevention of back pain. By following the natural contours of
the back, our backrests guide the spine into the correct sitting
position promoting proper posture and relieving stress on
the back muscles. Obus Forme Backrests are lightweight and
portable. Also available in Wideback and Highback models.
Includes a patented, adjustable lumbar pad.

Product Name: The Obus Forme Seat
The Obus Forme Seat effectively supports the pelvis in a
comfortable and therapeutic position. Body weight is evenly
distributed, eliminating pressure points. Reduces spinal strain
allowing the user to sit comfortably for longer periods of
time. Ideal for use at home, at work, while driving, or in a

Product Name: The Obus Forme Standard Cervical Pillow
Designed to support the head and neck allowing muscles to
relax. Assists with proper cervical alignment by filling the
natural hollow in the contour of the neck while
sleeping. Available in the ``Standard`` model, ``Neck &
Neck`` and "Ventilated" model, made from a high quality, non-allergenic
Also available in the ``The UltraFoam Pillow`` model which is
made from a ``memory foam`` that was originally developed for
use by astronauts.

Product Name: The Obus Forme UltraFoam Ventilated Mattress Pad
The UltraFoam Ventilated Mattress Pad reduces tossing and
turning through superior ergonomic design techniques that
provide even destribution of bodyweight and relieve pressure
points. The result is a significantly more peaceful night's
sleep. This padded mattress topper features a unique combination
of four-zone design and temperature-sensitive memory foam. The Obus Forme Memory Foam Mattress Topper is a luxurious high-density memory foam topper that changes shape as you move to provide responsive support all night long.

Product Name: The Obus Forme ``L-Shape Pillow``
The Obus Forme``L-Shape Pillow``is ideal for pregnant women and
as an aid for nursing mothers. Can be used as a neck support
while sitting up in bed and leg support while laying on your side. Also available My First Pillow to help support babies as they learn to sit on their own. Provides comfort for older children while reading, lounging or watching television.

Product Name: The Obus Forme Soft Gel Hot and Cold Compress
Provides soothing relief of pain caused by headaches,
toothaches, strained or aching muscles, bumps, bruises and
abrasions, minor burns, insect bites, etc... Store in the
freezer for instant use. Or, immerse in boiling water for warm
relief. Stays soft and pliable even when frozen. Reusable, non-
toxic and safe for use on children.

Product Name: Obus Forme® Back Packs
Obus Forme® Back Packs are ergonomically designed to prevent
shoulder and back pain caused by carrying heavy loads. Each pack
is designed around the Obus Forme® Comfot Support System™ -
eight unique features that work together to properly balance the
load in the pack for comfort. Now also the Obusforme Jampacked Diaper Bag. The science of the Obusforme Comfort Support System combined with the Jam Packed concept for organizing all of your baby and family care needs.

Product Name: The OBUS ULTRA FORME Backrest
The OBUS ULTRA FORME is the only backrest designed by leading orthopedic surgeons, tested at Stanford University, UCLA, the Mets Clinic and scientifically proven to relieve back pain. The OBUS ULTRA FORME backrest offers total back postural alignment and provides for increased respiratory capacity, grip strength and circulation (reduced venous congestion) With three different sizes to choose from the OBUS ULTRA FORME backrest can offer pain relief to people of all sizes.

Product Name: The OBUS Forme Gel Seat
The OBUS Forme Gel Seat provides different zones of comfort and support for a luxurious sitting experience. The unique gel grid design is molded into a foam base so that the seat conforms to your body. The mesh interior of the cover allows for increased circulation. Ideal for use at home, in the office or on the go.

Product Name: The OBUS Forme Back and Seat Cushion with Heat and Massage
The Obus Forme Back and Seat Cushion with Heat and Massage is a convenient light weight cushion with a ergonomically designed hand-held remote to control the heat and massage, helping to reduce the tension and fatugue associated with those long drives.



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Date Modified: 2015-05-26