Evac+Chair Emergency Evacuation Chair Now Carried Throughout North
America By Grainger Industrial Supply
National Distributor Makes Unique Evacuation Device Available to Facility Managers, Public
Venues, Healthcare and Hospitality Facilities. Evac+Chair, A Lifeboat for Stairs, is Key to Life
Safety for Individuals Unable to Use Stairs During Emergency Evacuation.
Lake Success, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2009 -- Richard Perl, vice president of business development for
Evac+Chair North America, LLC (http://www.evac-chair.com), has announced a distributor deal with Grainger
Industrial Supply for the Evac+Chair, an innovative emergency evacuation chair used in multi-story buildings.
Grainger, North America's leading broad line distributor of facilities maintenance products, carries three models
of the emergency evacuation chair as well as an aircraft transit chair marketed by Evac+Chair North America.
"Since we distribute the Evac+Chair throughout all of North America, including Mexico and Canada, Grainger
is an excellent distribution partner for us," said Perl. "The Evac+Chair can be used in any multi-story residential
or commercial building anywhere and Grainger certainly has the market reach we seek," he added.
Evac+Chair ensures a safe egress for those who need assistance getting down stairs during an emergency, such as
the disabled, elderly, or those with conditions that make stairway descent difficult. The chair's narrow profile and
lightweight design means it does not interfere with the ascent or descent of emergency responders sharing the
stairway. The Evac+Chair is engineered to move smoothly using a patented continuous rotating V belt that
ensures safety and allows the user to control the chair's descent down the stairs with relative ease, regardless of
the passenger's size.
"Our customers include building owners, facility managers, landlords, hospital administrators and campus
officials," explained Perl. "The Evac+Chair is in hotels, hospitals, arenas and stadiums, government buildings,