Stiltz lifts curtain on new wheelchair-friendly homelift​ to dealers

Stiltz has unveiled its brand new Stiltz Trio+ HomeLift to dealers from across the UK and Ireland at its first-ever trade product launch.

The launch event, held at the Stanbrook Abbey on the 6th July, gave specialist mobility companies the chance to see the latest addition to Stiltz’ product portfolio.

Designed to take a full-sized wheelchair or up to three people, the new Trio+ comes with a range of features for wheelchair users, including a gently-angled ramp and wider entry & exit points for easier access, as well as the option of an automatic door.

Describing the significant opportunities the new homelifts can offer trade partners at the event, Stiltz Chairman and CEO Mike Lord explained that dealers could make the same profit from selling one Stiltz HomeLift as they currently do from selling 20 stairlifts with service and maintenance contracts included.

Additionally, the company provides free installation training at its West Midlands’ headquarters with the Stiltz Partner Installer Programme.

Mike Lord said: "We look forward to working with our trade partners to make potential customers aware of what a life changing solution the new Trio+ can be for wheelchair users.”

Stiltz hopes the new product will enable dealers to engage with the consumer market, Local Authority and Disabled Facilities Grant-funded lifts, with the latter two providing funding for around 2000 wheelchair lifts per year according to figures from the Lift & Escalator Industry Association (LEIA).

In addition to Mike’s presentation, attendees heard from Chief Commercial Officer, Lachlan Faulkner and UK Trade Sales Director, Gino Farruggio. A three-course dinner in the evening was followed by an inspirational after-dinner speech from former British Army Corporal and triple amputee Invictus Games athlete Josh Boggi, a brand ambassador for the company. There was also a casino night to raise money for British military charity, Help for Heroes.

Mike added: "Stiltz is making plenty of noise in the assisted living sector and we look forward to welcoming new trade dealers along on our journey. Together we can grow the market share and make the Stiltz name synonymous with stylish and discreet assisted living.”

According to the company, its range of homelifts appeals to a younger section of the mobility market, with the average customer being aged 55 compared to an average age of 72 for a stairlift customer.

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