SANO Transportgeraete GmbH

LIFTKAR powered stairclimber (portable)

enjoying life on all levels - transport over stairs by LIFTKAR stairclimber

The portable LIFTKAR stairclimbers have advantages compared to other products like stairlifts, for example the low own weight. Further the handling is easy and the stairclimber is a practical device. It is the ideal transport solution for persons over stairs, steps and ways in between, that have to be overcome as well. LIFTKAR can be stowed easily in the car for being out and about. 

SANO Transportgeraete GmbH is an international mechanical engineering company founded by Jochum Bierma in 1989, with its headquarters in Lichtenberg near Linz / Austria. The company specialises in the development and manufacture of health promoting transport and lifting devices. The headquarters has developed and manufactured a range of stairclimbing technologies that have been patented worldwide.

The company employs a staff of more than 45 employees. SANO Transportgeraete GmbH has two subsidiaries - one inGermanyand one inGreat Britain. The export quota is more than 90 percent. The LIFTKAR range is exported worldwide to more than 50 countries.

The firm has been certified for the management system as of EN ISO 9001:2008 and EN ISO 13485:2003 + AC:2009 quality management system medical devices. Sano's LIFTKAR PT series offers innovative mobility solutions for people with problems walking. The second focus of the company is in manufacturing transport equipment for promoting a healthy working life.

The innovative company is involved in various research projects, relies on quality training with an international opportunities offered by its own apprenticeship programme and operates partnerships with schools.

Managing Director Manfred Winkler says that the economic success of the company is due especially to their ability to listen and understand the customers' requests and consequently supply innovative solutions. The dedicated, high performance SANO transport equipment team combines traditional craftsmanship with the latest technology. These factors are incorporated into the company's high quality products.