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About Acorn Stairlifts

Acorn Stairlifts is an international, privately owned company , whose headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in the heart of Yorkshire, in Northern England, with sales offices and distribution centers in Orlando, Florida and Ontario, Canada. Acorn employs over 1,000 staff worldwide, and its core business is the manufacture and sale of Acorn Superglide electric stair lifts..

As well as a significant presence in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia & Germany we have dealers all over the world, meaning the Acorn Stairlift is enjoyed by hundreds and thousands of customers in over 70 different countries.

History of Acorn Stairlifts

Acorn Stairlifts was formed in 1992 and the business started by buying, reconditioning and reselling pre-owned stair lifts, as well as buying in new lifts from other UK manufacturers. Within a very short space of time, demand outstripped supply and we were forced to explore other supply options to maintain our commitment to exceptional customer service levels.

Design an All New Stairlift

The obvious choice for Acorn was to design and manufacture a new stairlift to ensure control over the quality. From this decision, the Acorn Superglide Stairlift was born, soon to become a market leader. To this day, it remains at the forefront of stairlift technology.

The design of the new stairlift was consciously focused on safety, simplicity, ease of installation and simple maintenance. This ultimately 'designed out' many of the shortcomings Acorn had experienced with stairlifts from other manufacturers, while including all the best Stair lift features to make our product the best!

Acorn Stairlift Manufacturer

Innovative Technology

Acorn Stairlifts pioneered DC (direct current battery) technology in the stairlift industry. This was chosen due to the inherent advantages of safety, smooth power delivery and the ability to operate normally during a mains power failure. Interestingly, all of Acorn's stairlift competitors have followed this lead and now offer a DC product, or have DC powered appliances under development. Such are the advantages of this technology!

Of the UK based stairlift manufacturers,Acorn is the now the largest supplier of directly supplied stairlifts. Acorn currently manufactures in excess of 50,000 new units per annum and has many thousands of customers globally.

Supplying the World with Stairlifts

Acorn employs over 1000 people worldwide, with offices and distribution centres in the US, Canada, Germany and Australia. As well as a significant presence in the UK, North and South America, Europe and Australia, Acorn has also built thousands of successful Dealer Partnerships worldwide. Of the UK based stairlift manufacturers, Acorn is the largest supplier of stairlifts direct to the customer. Tens of thousands benefit from the experience of Acorn.

The core business remains the manufacture and supply of Acorn Superglide Stairlifts. The 'keep it simple' ethos has allowed Acorn to focus on one thing - and to do it right.

That’s why Acorn is the largest independent straight stairlift manufacturer in the world.

Give your Career a Lift with Acorn Stairlifts

With a wide variety of positions available, Acorn Stairlifts is the perfect place to give your career a lift! Follow the link below to find out more:

View the Acorn careers website

Acorn Stairlifts Dealers

As well as a significant presence in the above locations, Acorn Stairlifts have an extensive Accredited Dealer Network in the following countries:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, the Channel Islands, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malta, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland. More partners are joining Acorn and helping to Give Lives a Lift worldwide continuously

An integral part of our export growth is our continuous search for enthusiastic and motivated sales partners to manage territories throughout the world. To that end, we are committed to working very closely with our selected sales partners, maximising opportunities through proven sales training, marketing support and comprehensive technical back up.

If you are interested in becoming a Acorn Stairlifts sales partner, please e-mail

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