An ECO Platform Lift with the appearance and operation of a Passenger lift was the objective. Premier Platform Lifts was the first company to bring this to market in the form of the ECO700, ECO600 Platform Lift, and the ECO700H & ECO600H Home Lifts.
The drive system eliminates the need for hydraulic oil. Oil needs to be changed at regular intervals and is damaging to the environment. There is also the chance that it may leak, especially if maintenance schedules are not adhered to. Another advantage is that the drive and the control system are incorporated into the design, removing the need for a separate machine box.