Upside Innovations Expands with New Facility, Elevating Quality and Innovation


CINCINNATI, OHIO NOVEMBER 28, 2023-–Upside Innovations, a leading provider of ADA & IBC-compliant access solutions and a SixAxis company, is excited to announce its upcoming move to a larger facility, a significant milestone underscoring its remarkable growth and commitment to providing world-class service and innovative products. The move, expected to be completed by mid-December, is set to boost capacity and enhance Upside Innovations’ capabilities, reinforcing its position as an industry leader in manufacturing aluminum ADA ramps, commercial stairs, and canopies.

A New Chapter in Upside’s Success Story

Founded in 2009 by Kevin Sharp, inspired by his grandfather’s struggle with accessibility, Upside Innovations has consistently filled a market gap with high-quality, attractive ramp systems. “We have always focused on customer relationships and responding to their needs. Our new facility is a testament to this commitment,” said Kevin Sharp. “With our recent product additions and internal process enhancements, this expansion is poised to accelerate our quality and service further.”

Enhanced Production, Safety, and Sustainability at the Forefront

The new facility is nearly triple the size of the current space, featuring advanced production areas, dedicated welding cells for new products, and improved employee amenities. “The additional space is not just about growth; it’s about improving the work environment for our team and enhancing our product quality,” said Ryan Chance, Safety Manager. Safety and sustainability are at the heart of this expansion. “With heightened production levels, our environmental impact will be more significant. We’re integrating sustainable practices like energy-efficient LED lighting and water-saving technologies,” added Chance.

Continued Focus on Customer-Centric Solutions and Innovation

Upside Innovations remains dedicated to its entrepreneurial roots, constantly evolving its product lines and processes in response to customer feedback. The move to the new facility is expected to significantly improve the manufacturing process, enhancing employee safety, material flow, and overall product quality.

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About Upside Innovations:

Upside Innovations, located in Cincinnati, OH, specializes in designing, manufacturing, shipping, and installing ADA & IBC-compliant access solutions. Their range of modular, weather-resistant aluminum products, including ADA ramps, commercial stairs, and canopies, eliminates custom fabrication and reduces costs and complexity while enhancing accessibility in various sectors. Upside Innovations is committed to sustainability, customer-centric solutions, and maintaining the highest quality and safety standards.

About SixAxis

SixAxis has provided access and safety systems to the truck, rail, ship, aviation, and aerospace industries using state-of-the-art technology since 2003. Their award-winning patented products are marketed under brands including SafeRack, ErectaStep, MarinaStep, AeroStep, YellowGate, RollaStep, and Upside Innovations to increase safety and boost productivity for industry-leading Fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, Dow, and Coca-Cola. For information about how SixAxis is changing the manufacturing world, visit 

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