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ADED - the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists published an article about Jean-Pierre KEMPF, the founder of KEMPF in its newsletter.
see article here
NMEDA (National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association) published an article about Jean-Pierre KEMPF in its Newsletter.
see article here
Kempf participates at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games organized by Paralyzed Veterans of America and the Department of Veterans Affairs every year.
Kempf supports Paralyzed Veterans of America in participating in the annual Summit for spinal cord injury professionals.
Kempf exhibits at all Abilities Expo across the country.
Articles published about us and our products:
Kempf: The Open Road Beckons
Hand-control system works well for paraplegic drivers
Paraplegic makes Ferrari supercar his ride of choice
Article in Quest Magazine:
Driving device liberates disabled vet
You may find our ads in PN Magazine, New Mobility Magazine, Quest Magazine, ADED Newsbrake, and many PVA chapters newsletters.
September 1st, 2013
KEMPF China starts in Beijing, China
August 26 - 28, 2013
KEMPF was an exhibitor at the PVA Summit in Orlando, FL
July 13 - 18, 2013
KEMPF was an exhibitor at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Tampa, FL offering test drives with an adapted vehicle.
KEMPF adapted the first TESLA Model S with DARIOS and main right hand brake for a customer in California.
January 21, 2013 :
KEMPF is annoncing a Lifetime Warranty on all products
November 16-18, 2012 :
KEMPF was an exhibitor at the Abilities Expo in San Jose, CA
August 27-28, 2012 :
KEMPF was an exhibitor at the PVA Summit 2012 of Spinal Cord Injury Professionnals in Las Vegas, NV.
July 2nd 2012:
KEMPF adapted a 2012 Ferrari 458 Italia for a cutomer with DARIOS and main right hand brake.
June 25 - 30, 2012 :
KEMPF is participating at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Richmond, VA
October 26, 2011 :
KEMPF opened a new installation site in Sunnyvale, CA
July 20, 2011 :
KEMPF opened a new office in San Antonio, TX.
June 21, 2011 :
KEMPF opened a new office in Park Ridge, IL.
June 16, 2011 :
KEMPF is QAP certified by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) KEMPF Inc. meets and/or exceeds the Standards of the QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM..
May 10, 2011 :
KEMPF opened a new office in Lake Success, NY.
January 2011 :
KEMPF introduces the new DARIOS Duo. A new version of the digital accelerator ring which adapts itself to the speed of a vehicle. It provides even more fun while driving on winding roads.
January 2011 :
KEMPF doubles the size of its facility in Tampa, FL.
December 2010 :
KEMPF hires an additional technician at its facility in Tampa, FL.
September 2010 :
KEMPF was an exhibitor at the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionnals in Las Vegas, NV.
KEMPF has exhibited at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Denver, CO and offered test-drives to the participants.
KEMPF introduces DARIOS- the digital accelerator ring optimized for speed
KEMPF has exhibited at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Spokane, WA. Watch Veterans testdrives.
PN Magazine published an article about veteran's testdrives at the National Wheelchair Games
Martine Kempf had the honor to meet the Secretary of Veterans Affairs James Peak at the PVA Gala. He thanked her for the work she does adapting cars for the veterans.
KEMPF has exhibited at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Omaha, Nebraska. Watch Veterans testdrives.
PN Magazine publishes an aricle about the KEMPF digital accelerator ring.
Article in Quest MagazineJuly/Aug 2008:
April 10th 2008:
Mr. Andrew Kimble, a veteran from Jacksonville, FL becomes the first user of the KEMPF digital accelerator ring in the USA.
He now drives his Chrysler Town & Country adapted with a digital accelerator ring and a main left hand brake.
April 7th 2008
Article in a Tampa Florida newspaper: www.tampabay.com/news/military/veterans/article445699.ece
February 14th 2008 :
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January 18th 2008 :
Four driver's licences have been issued to American drivers with the KEMPF digital accelerator ring and the main hand brake in Tampa, Florida.
January 15th 2008 :
The first driver's licence was issued to an American driver with the KEMPF digital accelerator ring and the main hand brake in Tampa, Florida.
January 11th, 2008 :
KEMPF signed the lease to open their Tampa Florida facility at :
225 S. 78th Street
Tampa, FL 33619
September 2007 :
KEMPF Inc. is a Califonia corporation.
It is located in Sunnyvale, California.
Its purpose is adapting automobiles for drivers with a different mobility