About SANO

Stairclimbers and transport solutions for impaired persons or heavy loads

SANO Transportgeraete GmbH is an innovative and successful industrial mechanical engineering company based in Lichtenberg near Linz. The company is specialised in the development of mobile powered stairclimber solutions for conveying people with restricted mobility and transporting heavy loads. Stairclimbing technologies that have been patented many times worldwide are developed at the company's headquarters. 

SANO Transportgeraete GmbH boasts an export share of 92 percent. The products are sold to more than 50 export destinations. Together with two of our own subsidiaries, SANO Deutschland GmbH and SANO UK powered stairclimbers Ltd - and a comprehensive network of dealers, SANO Transportgeraete GmbH provides a worldwide sales and service network for its product range, the LIFTKAR stairclimbers.

Application areas

People carriers

A key feature of the Sano stair climber is its versatility. It can be used on both straight and curved stairs and easily handles different types of stairs. The advanced technology and intelligent design of the stair climber enable smooth and safe transportation, regardless of the nature of the stairs.
Discover the world of people carriers
  • Rehabilitation centers

    "LiftKar People Carrier: Revolutionizing healthcare behind the scenes. Patients ascend stairs securely, while healthcare staff can focus on patient well-being, making rehabilitation more efficient for all."

    Rehabilitation centers
  • Hotels

    "Unlocking Travel Dreams: Hotels with LiftKar People Carriers make accessible accommodations a reality for travelers with disabilities. Join us in promoting inclusivity and memorable travel experiences!"

  • Private demand

    "Elevate your independence and privacy with the LiftKar People Carrier Line. Experience autonomy, rely on loved ones, and preserve your dignity while navigating stairs effortlessly."

    Private demand
  • Orthopedics

    "Orthopedic Supply Stores: Elevating healthcare with LiftKar's mobility solutions. Providing expert care and enhancing clients' quality of life, while streamlining their own work."

  • Assisted living

    "LiftKar Line for People: Redefining assisted living with reliability, comfort, and ease. Elevate well-being and independence for your loved ones while lightening the caregiver's load."

    Assisted living
  • Ambulance transport

    "People carriers: Revolutionizing healthcare accessibility and mobility for individuals with disabilities, even in ambulances. Discover the seamless blend of safety and independence!"

    Ambulance transport
Application areas

Load transporters

The SANO stair climber is a breakthrough innovation that helps people overcome obstacles such as stairs with ease. With its world-class technology and sophisticated design, the SANO stair climber is the ultimate solution for effortless and safe movement in any building. One of the outstanding features of the Sano stair climber is its impressive versatility. It can be used both indoors and outdoors and handles different types of stairs, including straight, curved and steep stairs.
Discover the world of load transport
  • White goods industry

    Revolutionize your white goods transport with our LiftKar Cargo Line. From washing machines to refrigerators, our stair climbers handle 110-360 kg loads with ease. Protect your team's health and keep your projects on track.

    White goods industry
  • Construction Industry

    Streamline your construction with LiftKar Cargo! Lift heavy materials, from bricks to equipment, up to 360 kg effortlessly. Protect your team's health and keep projects on track.

    Construction Industry
  • Beverage Industry

    Elevate your beverage delivery game with our LiftKar Cargo Line. Move anything from barrels to vending machines effortlessly. Our stair climbers lift 110-360 kg, boosting productivity and employee satisfaction.

    Beverage Industry
  • Event Management

    Make event setup a breeze with LiftKar Cargo! Transport chairs, stages, and tech up to 360 kg effortlessly.

    Event Management
  • Breweries

    Elevate your brewery logistics with our electric stair climbers! Move barrels, sacks, and bottles over any terrain with ease. Perfect for ascending and descending, your back-saving solution. Choose your fit and streamline operations safetly and efficientl

  • Package delivery

    Revolutionize your parcel transport with LiftKar SAL! Conquer any staircase and deliver up to 170 kg effortlessly. With up to 2000 steps per charge, reduce labor costs and downtime. Let LiftKar handle the heavy lifting while you focus on what matters.

    Package delivery
  • Furniture trade

    Streamline wood & furniture deliveries with our electric stair climbers. Save time, labor, and keep your employees healthy. Discover our equipment's performance!

    Furniture trade
Shape your future career with us!

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Ing. Jochum Bierma


Telefon: +43 7239 51010 0
Fax: +43 7239 51010 14
E-Mail: office@sano.at

Ing. Manfred Winkler

Managing director

Telefon: +43 7239 51010 0
Fax: +43 7239 51010 14
E-Mail: office@sano.at
Facts & Figures

We focus on people!

House Symbol 30 Years expereince, Mechanical engineering company based in Austria
House Symbol 4 Sales subsidiaries: SANO Germany GmbH, SANO USA and SANO UK
House Symbol 52 Export destinations for the sale of products
House Symbol 87 Top motivated employees