Our history

Founded in 1986 by three men who met in a rehabilitation center, Handicare was born out of a drive for innovation and finding a better way. Their passion, dedication and commitment continue to guide the company today.

Long history of innovation

  • Handicare was founded by three young, paralysed men, inspired to deliver innovative mobility solutions.
  • More than 100 years of company heritage.


  • Significant international expansion through organic initiatives and acquisitions.
  • Direct manufacturing and sales organisations across Nordics, North America, Europe and China.

Investment and consolidation

  • Streamlined corporate structure, portfolio and platforms to focus on core business (Mobility business divestment in September 2015 and acquisition of Prism Medical 2016).
  • Centralised R&D, Finance, and Procurement to improve leverage.
  • Significant investment in automation and sourcing to drive gross margins.

Continue profitable growth

  • Groundwork in place for continued strong operating leverage.
  • Commercial excellence driving shift from product to market orientation.
  • New products and active M&A agenda driving sustainable long term growth.