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Handicare targets U.S.

December 17, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Handicare took “a big step” into the U.S. market recently, when it created the position of business development director and hired Chris Blackmore.The Norway-based company has a presence in the U.S., but with Blackmore's contacts, it hopes to make significant strides here. Previously, Blackmore was a regional vice president of sales for Pride Mobility Products.“After 14 years, you get the opportunity to form quite a few relationships,” he said. “My...

bath safety, Chris Blackmore, Handicare, Retail, stair lifts


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New Jersey: Lift providers stave off elevator law

August 24, 2012Elizabeth Deprey

TRENTON, N.J. - HME providers in New Jersey have negotiated an amendment to a bill that should keep them from needing elevator contractor licenses to provide chair lifts and stair lifts.Earlier this year, providers learned that a proposed bill that would require licensure by a state board to install elevators, escalators and moving sidewalks would also apply to them.“If the bill were allowed to go through with its original wording, we would be forced to hire a union certified installer,”...

chair lifts, Home Medical Equipment, home modifications, stair lifts


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