The Prince of Wales pushed the button to start the make of their 500,000th unit and joked that he was reaching rapidly a state of decrepitude, and now knows where to come for a complimentary stair lift.
The Prince visited the factory assembly line during his two hour visit and met with company employs and family members.
Stannah Stairlifts is a family-owned business that was established in 1867 in London and now employs about 1,700 people worldwide and exports it’s product to 42 countries.
In 2010 the company received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise and its most recent financial results show a 6.7% rise in operating profit.
Stannah has been honored with this prestigious award three more times in its 35-year history.