Handicare Announces Next Generation Stairlift At Seventieth Annual NAEC Convention

2021-08-20 15:46:25 - United States, Missouri, St. Louis - (PR Distribution™)

Handicare, the global leader in mobility and accessibility solutions, announced today the launch of the 1100 Straight Stairlift in North America. Representing the next generation in stairlift technology, the 1100 offers a multitude of revolutionary features and benefits that appeal to both the dealer and consumer.  

Investing in forward thinking technology, Handicare was able to forgo the traditional rack and pinion design in favor of a Multi-Drive Friction System for the 1100. The result is a stairlift with an ultra-slim profile, sleeker finish, modern aesthetic and no gear rack. The stylish design and neutral finish of the 1100 blends into any décor. Designed to make the struggle of climbing a staircase a thing of the past, the 1100 is the perfect solution for total independence.  

“The launch of the 1100 marks an evolution in stairlift design for not only Handicare but also our industry.” said Thomas Vorpahl, President of Handicare North America. “We wanted to introduce a revolutionary stairlift that is lightweight, easy to install and maintain for our dealers. While also safe, user-friendly and provides a low cost of ownership for consumers. The 1100 ticks all those boxes.”  

Handicare’s portfolio of stairlifts promote an independent lifestyle with more confidence for the mobility impaired to move about their home every day. The all-new 1100 is just one of many products from Handicare that caters to those looking to Age in Place making their home more accessible while avoiding costly renovations.  

Making its North American Premiere at the National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) Annual Convention in Grand Rapids, Michigan on September 18. Consumers will be able to purchase the 1100 shortly after from Handicares’ extensive dealer network.  

Key Features and Benefits of the Handicare 1100 Straight Stairlift: 

  • Patented Multi-Drive Friction Technology ensures the unit is always running at peak performance
  • The Drive System contributes to an ultra slim profile taking up less space on staircases
  • Continuous Charge allows for the lift to be charged anywhere on the track
  • EasyGlide Technology provides an exceptionally smooth ride up and down the stairs with soft starts and stops
  • Re-handable Modular System minimizes inventory for dealers and offers consumers the flexibility to upgrade their unit if their needs change
  • Lightweight Rail and Powerpack makes it easy for one person to install and handle  

    For more information on the 1100 please visit our website: https://www.handicareusa.com/product/1100-straight-stairlift/

    About Handicare

    Handicare offers solutions to increase the independence of disabled or elderly people, and to facilitate for their care providers and family. The offering encompasses a comprehensive range of curved and straight stairlifts, transfer, lifting and repositioning aids, vehicle adaptations and medical equipment. Handicare is a global company with sales in more than 20 countries and is a market leader in this field. The head office is in Stockholm, Sweden and manufacturing is located at six sites distributed across North America, Asia and Europe. In 2018, revenue totalled MEUR 290,9. Employees numbered around 1,200 and the share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, see www.handicaregroup.com

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