Friday, September 03, 2010

Stannah Lifts Holdings Limited acquire Norwegian Distributor

Stannah Lifts Holdings Limited is very pleased to announce the acquisition of its Norwegian distributor, Access Vital – part of the Access AS Group.

Stannah launched in Norway 30 years ago, when Brian Stannah appointed Dagfinn Nyborg, now a major shareholder of the Access AS Group as the national distributor. As well as distributing Stannah stairlifts in Norway, Access Vital also sell platform lifts and rollators to the Norwegian government and commercial contractors, as well as exporting their own design of rollator overseas.

The “Active” and “Breeze” rollators are beautifully designed walking aids for indoor and outdoor use, light and strong they are highly portable and versatile.

The acquisition of Access Vital which will continue to be known as Access Vital, represents the tenth subsidiary business that Stannah has established overseas in the past 18 years – the first being Stannah Inc in 1992 in the USA.

Commenting on the acquisition, Brian Stannah, Joint Chairman of Stannah Lifts Holdings, said “We are delighted to have acquired Access Vital after the long and strong relationship that we have had with the company over the past 30 years. We are looking forward to working with the Access team to build on their success and further grow the business in the future”.

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