1971 Inception as Matthews Associates by Norman Matthews.
1973 Commenced manufacture of electronic battery locomotive controls.
1982 Set up a sales and service division in the USA.
1987 Commenced development of micro based wheelchair controller.
1988 Dynamic Controls open UK office.
1989 TUV approval of D50 wheelchair controller.
1991 TUV approval of DM wheelchair controller.
  Registered for ISO9002 quality management.
1992 Registered for ISO9001 quality management.
1993 Dynamic Controls aquired by Invacare Corporation.
1994 Won 3 regional and one national business award.
1995 DX system gets FDA 510K approval.
1997 Production of products designed by Invacare transferred to Dynamic Controls.
1998 Dynamic Controls products CE compliant.
2001 Significant contract customers – Trimble, Navman.
  Dynamic Controls becomes the biggest electronics contract manufacturer in Australasia.
2002 Accreditation to ISO13485.
2005 Respiratory products move to China for manufacture.
2007 Suzhou factory opened.
2009 Partnership with Adaptive Switch Laboratories established.
  Silver medal in the Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ) 2009 BeST design awards.
  Project Management Institute, Project of the year Award finalist.
  Industrial Research Limited (IRL) “What’s your problem New Zealand” competition finalist.
2010 7.1 Magnitude earthquake strikes Canterbury region.

iPortal launches providing users with the ability to control their iPhone and PC via a 

wheel chair controler.


Two 6.3 Magnitude earthquakes strike Christchurch City.  Distruption to Dynamic Controls

is minimal.


LiNX LE launches to the market.  The first of Dynamic Controls new generation of wheel chair



LiNX DO launches to the market offering superior drive performance.