1953 – Walter Somers Material Handling established a manufacturing assembly centre in Halesowen, West Midlands.
1987 – Renamed as Somers Handling after being sold to Robert Perkins.
1997 – Somers Handling was made up of 2 subsidiaries Somers Handling/Rail and Somers Vehicle Lifts.
1999 – Somers Vehicle Lifts was acquired by the Triapt Holdings Group.
2001 – Somers Vehicle Lifts re-branded its aftersales department as Totalkare to further improve the quality of its maintenance and repair service
2002 – Manufacture of lifts at Halesowen ceased with manufacture moving to France
2004 – There was a management buyout of Somers Vehicles Lifts and Totalkare which unified the UK sectors of the Triapt group to become SomersTotalkare.
2010 – SomersTotalkare moves premises to Coombs Wharf.
2014 – SomersTotalkare remained the leading supplier of mobile column lifts and after-sales for commercial vehicles in the UK.
2015 – SomersTotalkare underwent a name changed to Totalkare Heavy Duty Workshop Solutions Ltd to reflect the extensive growth over the previous 5 years and how Totalkare now offer a much wider range of products and services alongside our market leading Mobile Vehicle Lifts.