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Standing Normal, LLC

Medical Device manufacturer of a patented standing wheelchair with a built-in patient transfer system that solves a $billion problem.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Flint, MI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2010
  • Employees 2

Company Summary

We make the only power-driven, standing mobility device that includes a built-in patient transfer system. Our product allows a patient to independently go from sitting to standing with the push of a button, eliminating the need for manual assistance from healthcare workers which costs the industry $1 billion per year in back injury claims. Our customers are healthcare facilities, skilled nursing facilities, special needs schools and individuals.


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    Daniel W. Davis
    CEO, founder

    Mr. Davis has 30 years of experience manufacturing and distributing custom-made pediatric upright mobility devices that are FDA compliant. With no outside investors, he founded DavisMade, Inc. in 1985 and brought to market his first invention, the Standing Dani wheelstand. Mr. Davis is a co-inventor, of the power driven iCanStand and the uCanStand without power mobility wheelstands for adults with limited mobility issues.

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    Gary Hammond
    President, Design

    Mr. Hammond, Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at Kettering University is a co-inventor of the iCanStand. He has worked with Davis since the inception of DavisMade, Inc. He was instrumental in the design of the Standing Dani (the prior pediatric model) and for 25 years he was a trusted vendor of custom fabricated components for DavisMade.

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    Jeff Jones

    Mr. Jones has 30 years of experience as a mechanical engineer specializing in quality manufacturing practices (QMP) and regulatory affairs. He was responsible for the development and implementation of the QMP system at DavisMade, Inc. with strict adherence to FDA standards and procedures. He will be responsible for the QMP’s of the company along with assisting with the filing of a 510k Premarket Notification Application with the FDA to receive th