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People Changing the way they view mobility challenges – Very Inspiring!

Posted August 1, 2014

Here at RAM we certainly see our share of stories and, like many companies that are in the business we are, our company was originally founded to fill a need for a family member of the founder.   From the very start, RAM has been a business but we also like to think we are… read more

Carriage Gate vs. Light Curtain on an Elevator

Posted July 15, 2014

A common inquiry that RAM receives is: “What safety features are included in my residential elevator?”. This is an important question as unlike commercial elevators, residential elevators in most North American jurisdictions are not legally required to meet any specific code and are not required to be inspected upon turn-over to the end user. It is… read more

RAM Trus-T-Lift™ Vertical Platform Lift Reviewed for Compliance in California

Posted June 11, 2014

Elevating devices, such as Vertical Platform Lifts for people in wheelchairs or with mobility challenges, have significant code and regulation in North America. Although there are many manufacturers of this kind of equipment very few work in the commercial building space as this then requires a designer/ manufacturer to work with a extensive set of… read more

Edmonton Journal Article: Built for Freedom

Posted June 3, 2014

Although RAM has been offering our elevating products for years it is always great to hear stories where we have been a small part of helping them achieve freedom and independence. A recent article in the Edmonton Journal highlighted a project that a local architect, Ron Wickman, worked on that incorporated one of RAM’s Crystal Home… read more

Loooking for Funding on a Vertical Lift?

Posted May 13, 2014

In many cases, all that stands between a person with mobility challenges having a more active life in their community is funding. There are numerous societies such as Easter Seals, March of Dimes, United Spinal Association, and numerous others that help people in need but there are also many programs that are less known. Programs also… read more

What Baby Boomers’ Retirement Means For the U.S. Economy

Posted May 8, 2014

An interesting article that may impact your business…worth a read.   http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-baby-boomers-retirement-means-for-the-u-s-economy/

Another Example of How A RAM Trus-T-Lift Can Help!

Posted April 22, 2014

We were extremely happy to see this example of our Trus-T-Lift™ Vertical Platform Lift (VPL) helping an Airdrie, AB resident with MS.   RAM works with Easter Seals as well as other agencies across Canada and the USA on a regular basis. As seems to be common for companies like ours, who have been in this business for… read more

RAM Launches Commercial Traction Lift (CT-Lift)

Posted April 22, 2014

RAM has been designing and manufacturing elevating devices for distribution across North America for over 25 years. Most recently RAM has created a new product line to specifically cater to the commercial building environment where accessibility with a lift device can also be attractive and meet architectural needs. RAM has adapted its extremely reliable and… read more

RAM Lift with Custom Installation Example

Posted April 21, 2014

This recent installation of a RAM Trus-T-Lift™ shows how you can truly make it part of your home’s look and feel. RAM coated the lift in a custom color for this customer in Texas so that it would blend in with the wood textures of his home.   He did a fabulous job building the… read more

New Site for RAM’s Dealer Partner Canadian Accessibility in Ontario

Posted April 7, 2014

RAM is happy to see our dealer partners developing their presence in Ontario, CA. One of our newer partners has just launched an updated website that looks great and highlights our products. We’d like to say congratulations to Kris Foley from Canadian Accessibility on his website launch!     If you want to have a… read more