We focus on people

Makes Life Easier

Sano Transportgeraete GmbH based in Lichtenberg near Linz, in Austria central Europe

More than 30 years experience as an innovative and successful industrial mechanical engineering company

The company is specialised in the development of mobile powered stairclimbers. Stairclimbing technologies that have been patented many times worldwide are developed at the company's headquarters. The mobile stairclimbers are manufactured on site. SANO Transportgeraete GmbH boasts an export share of 92 percent.

SANO Transportgeraete GmbH has an export share of over 90 percent. The products are sold in more than 50 export destinations. Together with three sales subsidiaries SANO Deutschland GmbH, SANO UK powered stairclimbers Ltd. and in the USA SANO Handtrucks LLC and an extensive dealer network, SANO Transportgeraete GmbH offers a worldwide sales and service network for its product - the LiftKar stairclimbers.

The company focuses on product innovation as well as opening up new markets while expanding existing sales territories. The products are manufactured to meet customers' needs. Following the development of mobile all-in-one solutions in the stairclimber sector, SANO Transportgeraete GmbH is the worldwide leader and is constantly opening up new applications.

Using technology together with modern solutions, SANO Transportgeraete GmbH wants to extend the mobility of people with walking difficulties and make it easier to transport loads. With the worldwide recognition gained by the LiftKar range for transporting people as well as loads, the company has been on course for success for many years. The SANO trademark is stairclimber technology integrated into high quality machines.

Company management

Owner and managing directors of our international subsidiaries

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

Anna Bierma M.Sc.

SANO Deutschland GmbH Managing director

Telefon: +49 8033 30896 0
Fax: +49 8033 30896 17
E-Mail: info@sano-treppensteiger.de

Peter Simmons

SANO UK powered stairclimbers Ltd. Managing director

Telefon: +44 1473 333 889
Fax: +44 1473 333 742
E-Mail: info@liftkardirect.com

Jeroen van der Ploeg

SANO Handtrucks LLC Managing director

Telefon: +1 575 693 5401
E-Mail: jp.sano@outlook.com