LifeGuard Lift Announces Sale to VonWeise

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VonWeise, a premiere supplier of gear motors and linear actuators, announced it has purchased LifeGuard Lift, a Concord, CA-based manufacturer of ADA compliant and home-use pool lifts. VonWeise had previously announced its intent to purchase LifeGuard Lift as part of its strategic efforts to focus on growth opportunities related to its core technologies business. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

The transaction combines complementary strengths of both companies to create a unique competitor with unprecedented capabilities in mobility for the pool lift market.

“This is a major milestone for our company, and it is the first of many positive developments,” said Kevin Hein, president of Eaton Rapids, MI-based VonWeise. “This is the first step in a number of significant steps to align our organization for long-term growth in diverse markets. We are now well-positioned to design and deliver innovative and reliable pool lift equipment to both the commercial and home-use markets.”

Since 1986, LifeGuard Lift has been a leader in ADA-compliant swimming pool lifts and home-use pool lifts. Founded on the philosophy of hard work, attention to detail and building long-lasting relationships, LifeGuard Lift’s mission is to be a quality developer and manufacturer in the pool lift industry. The company works with pool contractors, distributors and direct to the consumer.

Manufactured in the United States, the company’s line of swimming pool lifts adhere to strict quality guidelines, are the lightest in the industry and competitively priced. The company manufactures ADA-compliant lifts, Home-Use Power Lifts and Above-Ground Spa Lifts.

For more information, or to schedule an interview, call 954.651.1346. The company website is

About LifeGuard Lift

Manufacturing quality pool lifts since 1986, LifeGuard Lift is a leader in ADA-compliant swimming pool lifts and home-use pool lifts. Offering the finest quality and safest pool lifts available on the market, the company’s lifts make transfer to and from pools and spas easier and safer. The company’s ADA-compliant pool lifts have been installed at many hotels across the country, including America’s Inn, AmericInn, Best Western, Best Western Plus, Cambria Suites, Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Country Inn & Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, Double Tree by Hilton, EconoLodge, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Homewood Suites, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Residence Inn, Sleep Inn, Springhill Suites, Staybridge Suites and TownPlace Suites.

About VonWeise

For more than 50 years, VonWeise has designed and manufactured fractional and sub-fractional horsepower motors, gear motors and linear actuators for applications as diverse as ice machines, hospital beds, treadmills, vending machines and medical exam tables. Based in Eaton Rapids, MI, the company’s products can also be found in a variety of agricultural, industrial and commercial applications.

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