About Amigo Mobility International

Since 1968, Improving Lives Through Mobility® has remained our number one priority.

Our family-owned business has grown to include three product lines – Healthcare, Grocery/Retail and Industrial – each serving various markets while meeting different mobility needs. Amigo is dedicated to manufacturing high quality products, and is proud to be a Michigan-based small business. Amigo, not only in leadership but company-wide, is a family that cares about customers, employees and the local community.

 

Environmental StatementGreen Business Certified

Amigo is proud to be Green Business Certified. From reducing to reusing to recycling, environmental awareness and action strongly impact our business practices as we work to fulfill and sustain our environmental commitment.

Environmental awareness has been, and will always be, a priority at Amigo. Learn more here.

 

Timeline of Amigo

Product timeline

1968 Allan R. Thieme invents and sells the first Amigo mobility scooter, a small yellow front drive model 
1970 First Amigo Shopper (motorized shopping cart) is sold to Meijer Thrifty Acres store in Michigan
1977 Social Security law is changed to include POVs
1981 Al Thieme received the United States Small Business Person of the Year award
1981 10,000th Amigo is built
1982 Amigo Mobility is first recognized on the Inc. 500 list, no. 212
1987 Rear wheel drive introduction expands mobility to outdoor terrain
1992 Amigo receives the Michigan New Product Award
1999 Introduction of the TravelMate; world’s first folding power operated vehicle/mobility scooter
2008 Green Business Certified; Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council as a woman-owned business by Beth Thieme
2009 Beth Thieme was named a Top Woman in Grocery
2009 Amigo Mobility received the Best of the Best Michigan Business in Manufacturing award 
2009 Amigo Mobility named to the Inc. 5000 list, no. 2,717

2010

Amigo Mobility named to the Inc. 5000 for the second year in a row, no. 3,450

2012

Al & Beth Thieme received the Michigan Manufacturer of the Year award from the Michigan Manufacturer's Association

2014

Amigo Mobility received the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award

 

It's not just a scooter, it's an AMIGO. 

News Flash

Vacationing with Amigos and DIY Battery Replacement

Vacationing with Amigos and DIY Battery Replacement

Friendly Wheels, Issue 117

February 2018

Take a trip with a TravelMate! Sister-in-laws, Gale and Linda, did just that. They each rented an Amigo TravelMate for their trip to Sea World Orlando.

Inspiring Students and Amigo Celebrates 50 Years

Inspiring Students and Amigo Celebrates 50 Years

Friendly Wheels, Issue 116

January 2018

Janice "Jani" Lynch, teacher and Amigo owner, shares how her Amigo has helped her continue her career. And... 2018 marks Amigo Mobility's 50th Anniversary!

Art with Impact and Holiday Travel Tips

Art with Impact and Holiday Travel Tips

Friendly Wheels, Issue 115

December 2017

Troy Parker, digital artist and longtime Amigo owner, shares his inspiration for his artwork, and holiday travel tips are shared.

Amigo Mobility Blog

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