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Seating Matters Invests in Prominent Irish Seating Provider

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Seating Matters

1st Jul 2024

Seating Matters, a globally recognised leader in therapeutic seating design and manufacturing, has invested in Advanced Seating, a prominent Irish distributor of innovative seating solutions.

Founded by John Murphy ten years ago, Advanced Seating specialises in providing high-quality seating solutions to hospitals, long term care facilities and those living in the community in the Munster and Connacht provinces of Ireland.

The company has been a long-term distributor for Seating Matters. The team at Advanced Seating are well-known among Occupational Therapists and across the health industry for providing caring, patient-focused advice, an excellent rental service and reliable customer support.

“We are excited to develop an even closer relationship with Advanced Seating,” said Martin Tierney, Director of Seating Matters. “This partnership is not just about business growth for both firms; it’s about maintaining the family feel and compassionate approach that both our companies value so deeply.”

“Our long-standing collaboration with Seating Matters is a testament to our dedication to patient care and supporting clinicians,” said John Murphy, Managing Director of Advanced Seating. “This partnership strengthens our ability to provide superior seating solutions and allows us to better serve the needs of healthcare providers and those in their care.”

“This partnership marks a significant milestone in our journey to enhance patient care, support caring organisations, and empower clinicians with better resources.”

The investment by Seating Matters, led by the Tierney family, will provide Advanced Seating with the capital and resources needed to scale its operations.

Martin Tierney continued, “We are committed to supporting Advanced Seating in growing their business and looking after their dedicated staff, ensuring continuity and care.

“Customers can expect an enhanced portfolio of seating solutions, incorporating the latest advancements in therapeutic design and technology. We want to reassure our valued customers and dedicated staff that day-to-day operations and client relationships will remain seamless and uninterrupted. John Murphy will continue to lead as Managing Director, ensuring stability and continuity.

“This strategic partnership also signals our openness to further collaborations and investments within the sector as part of our vision for growth.”

Seating Matters’ investment in Advanced Seating reflects its broader strategy to support and invest in other family-owned businesses within the industry, driving innovation and growth while maintaining a caring and compassionate ethos.

To learn more about this growth strategy we invite you to contact us to hear about our Vivid Vision