Author Archives: Katie Bryant

U.S. Army Veteran Named Harmar Ambassador

Twila Adams, a retired U.S. Army non-commissioned officer (NCO), has partnered with Sarasota, Florida-based lift manufacturer Harmar to promote positive, independent lifestyles for wheelchair users. Adams, who was partially paralyzed in a 1994 car accident, has used a Harmar vehicle lift since 2008. Harmar announced the partnership in recognition of Veterans Day. Adams joined the […]

Harmar Promotes Jodi Pisillo, Todd Bick to Vice President Positions

Harmar announces the appointment of Jodi Pisillo to Vice President of Human Resources and Todd Bick to Vice President of Sales. Ms. Pisillo was previously the Director of Human Resources and has been with Harmar for two years. Mr. Bick was previously Harmar’s Sr. Director of Sales. “Jodi and Todd are exceptional professionals and we’ve […]

After Making Acquisition, Area Manufacturer Plans Expansion

“It’s been about a year since Sarasota-based Harmar Mobility, which makes vehicle lifts, stair lifts and vehicle platform lifts, acquired the mobility device lift product division from Pennsylvania-based Pride Mobility. The acquisition has moved the needle at Harmar, owned by New York-based private equity firm Cortec Group. “We acquired Pride with the goal of increasing […]

Harmar Celebrates Wheelchairs 4 Kids Milestone Achievement with Donated Lift

Harmar sponsored Wheelchairs 4 Kids’ 500th Recipient, Lilian, with an AL500 Power Chair Lift! As a corporate supporter of Wheelchairs 4 Kids, Harmar enjoyed the opportunity to be a part of such a great accomplishment.     The family evaluated all types of lifts, but ultimately decided on the AL500 due to the need to […]

Harmar Sales Team Become Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS)

Harmar Mobility’s sales team recently completed training to earn the distinction of Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS). The team went through a focused session in Sarasota, FL, not far from Harmar’s corporate headquarters. This session was lead by Steve Hoffacker, a CAPS Master Instructor certified by The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). “Our […]

Harmar Announces LiftSquad, a National Installation Network

Harmar Mobility is pleased to formally announce the new LiftSquad Installation Support Network. As a leading manufacturer in the mobility industry, Harmar has long maintained a network of trained and certified installation professionals. By launching LiftSquad, Harmar creates an even stronger platform for showcasing these dedicated professionals. LiftSquad has the opportunity to serve nearly 1,000 […]

New Products, Formalized Installation Network Keep Manufacturer on Growth Track

“Walking through the Sarasota factory of mobility lift maker Harmar, CEO Steve Dawson knows pretty much all the employees’ names, greeting them individually as he walks by. They’re working on manufacturing products such as stair lifts and vehicle lifts that allow people who have mobility challenges to travel up stairs in their homes or lift […]

Harmar Acquires Pride Lift and Ramps Product Line

Harmar Mobility LLC and Pride Mobility Products Corporation have announced that Harmar has acquired Pride’s lifts and ramps product line. This move allows Pride Mobility to further focus its efforts on developing consumer-driven mobility products in its scooter, power chair and lift chair product lines. By combining two successful vehicle lift product lines, Harmar has […]