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This is a list of some major and other well known elevator and escalator companies.

This list does not include third party elevator companies (or commonly referred as generic elevator companies). For the list of these companies, refer to this page.

Major companies

These are some major elevator and escalator companies.

Logo Company name Based in Established Notes
Operating
Fujitec logo
Fujitec Company Limited Hikone, Shiga Prefecture
800px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan
1948 The only major Japanese elevator manufacturer not affiliated with a major Japanese corporation.
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Hitachi Building Systems Co., Ltd. 800px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan 1910
Hyundai Elevator Neue Logo
Hyundai Elevator Icheon City, Gyeonggi-do
1024px-Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
1984 Largest elevator manufacturer in South Korea in terms of sales, profit and market shares.
KONE (1999)
Kone Corporation Espoo
1024px-Flag of Finland.svg Finland
1910 • Third largest elevator manufacturer in the world.
• Pioneer of machine room less elevator system.
Mitsubishi Electric
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Tokyo
800px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan
1921 One of the largest Japanese elevator manufacturers in Japan.
Otis 2020
Otis Elevator Company Farmington, CT
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1854 • Largest elevator manufacturer in the world.
• Founded by Elisha Otis.
Schindler 2006 logo
Schindler Group Ebikon
1024px-Civil Ensign of Switzerland (Pantone).svg Switzerland
1874 • Second largest elevator manufacturer in the world.
• Largest escalator manufacturer in the world.
Sigma (New Logo)
Sigma Elevator Company Seoul
1024px-Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
2000 Subsidiary of Otis Elevator Korea.
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thyssenkrupp Elevator AG Essen
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1999 Fourth largest elevator manufacturer in the world.
Toshiba
Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation Tokyo
800px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan
1967
Defunct
Dover Elevator Logo
Dover Elevators Memphis, TN
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1955 • Formerly known as Rotary Lift
• One of the largest elevator manufacturers in the United States.
• Acquired by Thyssen in 1999.
Old Express Lifts Logo
The Express Lift Co. Ltd. Northampton
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1917 Acquired by Otis in 1997.
O&K
Orenstein & Koppel Berlin
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1876 • German manufacturer of escalators and moving walkways.
• Acquired by Kone in 1987.
Thyssen
Thyssen Aufzuge Hamborn
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1973 Merged with Krupp AG in 1999 and became ThyssenKrupp.
Westinghouse logo
Westinghouse Electric Corp. Pittsburgh, PA
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1920s Acquired by Schindler in 1989.

Other/historic companies

These are some other historic or small elevator and escalator companies. The table below contains three sub sections to distinguish between existing companies, non-existing companies, and companies whose fate remains unknown today; companies that are still in business are listed under the "Operating" section (colored green), companies that have ceased out or no longer in business are listed under the "Defunct" section (colored red), and companies whose fate remains unknown are listed under the "Fate unknown" section (colored grey).

Logo Company name Based in Established Notes
Operating
Alcor Elevator Ontario
640px-Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
2009 Canadian owned elevator company
Anlev
Anlev Elex Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong 2008 Reformed by the merger of Anlev Escalator and Elex Srl.
Logo ascensores excelsior slogan trazado DISCUBRE 150X84
Ascensores Excelsior Madrid
1500px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain
1923 Spanish elevator company.
Rotary Lift logo
Automobile Rotary Lift Co. 1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States 1925 Predecessor of Dover Elevators.
Axel-L9957
Axel Lifts Corsico, Milan
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
1989
Canton North Canton, OH
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown
CNIM logo
CNIM La Seyne
1599px-Flag of France.svg France
1968
(Escalator division)
French manufacturer of escalators and moving walkways, but it did made elevators.
DAKA-LOGO
DAKA Belgrade
640px-Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia
1947 (Former) Yugoslavian elevator company. Made elevators under license from Schindler between the 1960s and early 1990s.
Gruppo 3
Daldoss Pergine Valsugana (TN)
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
1945
Diebold Aufzüge Puchheim
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1969
Doppler Logo 250x140
Doppler Thessaloniki
1200px-Flag of Greece.svg Greece
2000 One of the few globally known Greek elevator companies other than Kleemann.
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EITA Subang Jaya, Selangor
800px-Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia
1997 Part of EITA Resources Berhad. It is a Malaysian elevator company with a technical partnership with Schneider Steuerungstechnik GmbH.
Electra logo
Electra Elevators 640px-Flag of Israel.svg Israel 1945 A subsidiary of Electra Ltd.
Guangri logo
Guangri Panyu District, Guangzhou
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1996
Haushahn current logo
Haushahn Stuttgart
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1889 • Acquired by Schindler in 1998.
• Currently a brand of Schindler used for certain rebranded Schindler elevators exclusively in Germany.
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HOSTING Ningbo, Zhejiang
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1993 Founded by Ningbo Xinda Group.
Hualong logo
Hualong Kunshan, Jiangsu
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2005 Chinese company. Also has branches in Zhuhai and Macau Special Administrative Region.
IFE
IFE Dongguan
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1988
IGV-Logo
IGV Milan
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
1966 Italian manufacturer of home elevators and platform lifts.
INTER-UP
Inter-Up 640px-Flag of Israel.svg Israel Unknown One of the largest elevator companies in Israel.
Isralift
Isralift Tel Aviv
640px-Flag of Israel.svg Israel
1961 Acquired by Kone in 2013.
Izamet
IZAMET Sofia
640px-Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria
1989 Bulgarian elevator company.
Johnson Chennai, Tamil Nadu
640px-Flag of India.svg India
1960s (?)
Kfir logo
Kfir 640px-Flag of Israel.svg Israel 1975 Israeli elevator company.
Kleemann
Kleemann Kilkis
1200px-Flag of Greece.svg Greece
1983 One of the few globally known Greek elevator companies other than Doppler.
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Koppel A.W. Parma
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
1958
MEI Mankato, MN
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1975 MEI stands for Minnesota Elevator Inc.
Morris Vermaport logo
Morris Vermaport Nottingham
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1979 Also a manufacturer of shopping cart conveyors and exports them to other countries.
Logogris
MP Seville
1500px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain
1990 One of the well known Spanish elevator companies that have managed to sell its elevators globally.
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Nova Elex Montodine
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
2016 Previously Elex S.r.l. Reformed in 2016 by a group of investors who wanted to revive the Elex name.
Omega
Omega Elevators 1500px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain 1989
Orona logo
Orona Hernani, Gipuzkoa
1500px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain
1964 One of the well known Spanish elevator companies that have managed to sell its elevators globally.
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Payne Cambridge, MA
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1902 Formerly installed elevators. Now, they maintain, and possibly modernize elevators.
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Pickerings Lifts Stock-On-Tees
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1854 One of England's largest and oldest independent elevator companies.
Pneumatic Vacuum Elevators Miami, FL
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
2002 Manufacturer of pneumatic vacuum elevators.
Schmitt Sohn Logo DE
Schmitt + Sohn Nuremberg, Bavaria
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1861 Family-owned German elevator company.
Sec logo
SEC Elevators 640px-Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia 1967
Blt logo
Shenyang Brilliant (BLT) Shenyang
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2001 • Largest self-owned elevator company in China.
• Part of Shenyang Yuanda Enterprise Group of China.
Sites logo
SITES 1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy 1964
Sjec logos
SJEC Suzhou
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1992 SJEC stands for Suzhou Jiangnan Jiajie Elevator Co., Ltd.
StannahLogo
Stannah London
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1867 One of England's well known elevator and stairlift manufacturers.
Technos
Technos 640px-Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria 1993
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Výtahy Ostrava Ostrawa
640px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic
1947
Waupaca Appleton, WI
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1957
XJ Elevator
XJ Elevator Xuchang, Henan
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2003 Chinese elevator company. Merged with Schindler in 2001 and became XJ Schindler,
Yungtay logo
Yungtay Taipei
640px-Flag of the Republic of China.svg Taiwan
1966 • One of the only two major Taiwanese elevator companies, other than GFC
• Initially a distributor of Hitachi elevators in Taiwan.
Defunct
A&P. Steven antique logo 2
A&P. Steven Glasgow, Scotland
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1850 Defunct
Amtech 1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States 1968 Bought Reliable Elevator Co. in 1985, and became Amtech Reliable Elevator Co.
Amtech Reliable Elevator Co. California
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1985 Formed after Amtech bought out Reliable Elevator. Changed name to Amtech Elevator Services in 1995.
Armor logo
Armor New York City, NY
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1938 Acquired by Kone in 1981.
ASEA 640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1883 Elevator division merged with Graham Brothers in 1962 and became ASEA Graham.
Asea Graham
ASEA Graham 640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1962 Acquired by Kone in 1968.
Atlas Elevator Co. (Northern California) California
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1925 or before Small elevator company that was most likely based in San Fransisco, CA. Defunct.
Elevatlaslogo
Elevadores ATLAS Sao Paulo
800px-Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
1918 Simply known as ATLAS. Acquired by Schindler in 1999 then become Atlas Schindler. Was the largest elevator and escalator brand in Brazil and continues to be the largest under Schindler.
Bennie Lift logo 70s
Bennie Lifts Ltd. London
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1900s Acquired by Kone in 1986.
Boral
Boral Elevators Sydney, NSW
640px-Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia
1980s (?) • A division of Australian company Boral Limited
• Elevator division began after it bought Johns Perry Lifts in the 1980s
• Acquired by Otis in 1995.
Logo cenia
Cenia Andoain, Gipuzkoa
1500px-Flag of Spain.svg Spain
Unknown Former Spanish elevator manufacturer. Bought out by ThyssenKrupp in 2005.
China Schindler Elevator logo
China Schindler Elevator Beijing
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1980 Joint venture between Schindler, Jardine Schindler and China Construction Machinery. The first foreign industrial joint venture in China. Fully acquired by Schindler in 2001 and subsequently defunct.
DAN Elevator 800px-Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Unknown Danish manufacturer of elevators for ships, mainly cruiseferries. Acquired by MacGregor-Navire in 1989.
Deve logo
DEVE Alvesta
640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
1923 • Swedish manufacturer of hydraulic only elevators
• Acquired by Schindler in 1990, became Deve Schindler until 2000.
Dong Yang 1024px-Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea 1966 Acquired by ThyssenKrupp in 2003, became ThyssenKrupp Dongyang until 2008.
Logo rheinstahl
Eggers-Kehrhahn Hamburg
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1950s Formed as the result of merger between two Hamburg-based companies; Stahlbau Eggers and Kehrhahn Aufzuge. Was part of Rheinstahl until its "demise" to Thyssen in 1973.
Elevators Pty. Ltd. Sydney, NSW
640px-Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia
1955 • Former major Australian elevator manufacturer.
• Acquired by Kone in 1987 then became EPL KONE for a while.
Ellis mcd logo
Ellis & McDougall Glasgow, Scotland
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1964 Former Scottish elevator manufacturer. Acquired by Kone in 1992.
Evans Lifts Leichester
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1919 Acquired by Otis in 1982.
Falconi logo
Falconi 1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy 1890s Acquired by Otis in 1984.
Fiam (Full Name)
FIAM Milan
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
1939 • One of Italy's former major elevator manufacturers other than Sabiem.
• Acquired by Kone in 1987.
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Flohr Berlin
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1879 Acquired by Otis in 1951, became Flohr-Otis,
General Elevator Corp. (CA, older) California
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown Bought out by ABM in 1968, forming Amtech.
GoldStar logo
GoldStar 1024px-Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea 1968 • Produced elevators under its division GoldStar Industrial Systems.
• Merged with Lucky Chemicals in 1994 and became Lucky Goldstar (LG) since then.
Graham Brothers 640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1887 Merged with ASEA in 1962, became Asea-Graham.
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Hammond & Champness Walthamstow, London
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1905 Acquired by Dover Elevators in 1971, and hence later merged into Thyssen in 1999. Also known as "H+C" and later "H+C Dover".
Haughton logo
Haughton Elevator Company Toledo, OH
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1890 Acquired by Schindler in 1979, became Schindler Haughton until the 1980s.
Havemeier & Sander Hannover
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1873 Acquired by Kone in 1973.
Indolift Logo Official 1988
Indolift Surabaya
1024px-Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia
1982 • The first local elevator company in Indonesia.
• Acquired by Kone in 1994 and became KONE Indo Elevator since then.
Jehall sprite logo
J&E Hall 1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom 1880s Division of J&E Hall International, existed between 1880s and 1960s. Acquired by Otis in 1968.
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Johns & Waygood Melbourne, VIC
640px-Flag of Australia (converted).svg Australia
1892 Another former major Australian elevator manufacturer. Merged with Perry Engineering in 1966 and became Johns Perry Lifts until 1986 when it was bought by Boral Elevators.
K.M. White 1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States Unknown Bought out by Armor.
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Končar 640px-Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Former Yugoslavia 1955 Elevator division of Končar. Around 1980 the "Rade" name was dropped. Bought by ThyssenKrupp in 2007 to become ThyssenKrupp - Končar, before the Končar name was dropped completely in 2013.
LG
LG Elevators 1024px-Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea 1995 Successor of GoldStar. Elevator division of LG Group, acquired by Otis in 1999 and became LG-OTIS until 2005 when it changed name to Otis Elevator Korea.
MAN Aufzuge name cropped MAN Aufzugsbau 1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany 1895 Elevator division of MAN AG (now MAN SE). Acquired by Thyssen in 1984 and became Thyssen-MAN for a while.
Marryat and Scott Logo
Marryat & Scott Hounslow, Middlesex
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1890s Acquired by Kone in 1979, became Kone Marryat Scott for a while.
Miami Elevator Miami, FL
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown A former elevator company based in Miami, FL and it puts its label on most DOVER elevators. Most are not installations, but are modernizations.
Millar 1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States 1961 or earlier Was once a part of Westinghouse's Independent Service Division (ISD), then became Schindler's division. It merged with Schindler in 2002.
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Montgomery Elevator Company Moline, IL
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1892 One of the largest former elevator manufacturers in the United States. Acquired by Kone in 1994 and became Montgomery KONE for a short period.
Nippon (Japan) Logo Cropped
Nippon Elevator Industry Co. Fukuroi, Shizouka Prefecture
800px-Flag of Japan.svg Japan
1954 Acquired by Schindler in 1987, became Schindler Elevator KK until 2016 when it was bought out by Nippon Otis Elevator Company.
Northern Elevator Limited 640px-Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada 1972 Former Canadian elevator company. Acquired by Thyssen in 1984, then became ThyssenKrupp Northern in 2003 until 2016.
Radnik
Radnik Dizala 640px-Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Former Yugoslavia 1948 Besides elevators, the company used to make steel constructions and blinds. Now defunct.
Reliable Elevator Co. California
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Existed in 1983 Founded by former U.S. Elevator Corp. employees. In 1985, they were bought out by Amtech, forming Amtech Reliable Elevator Co.
800px-Rheinische Stahlwerke AG Rheinstahl Logo Rheinstahl-Bogen.svg
Rheinstahl 1024px-Flag of Germany.svg (West) Germany 1872 Sold to Thyssen AG in 1973, became Thyssen Aufzuge AG in 1976.
Sabiem
Sabiem Bologna
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
1921 Former major Italian elevator manufacturer. Acquired by Kone in 1985.
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Schlieren Zurich
1024px-Civil Ensign of Switzerland (Pantone).svg Switzerland
1917 Elevator division of Schweizerische Wagen- und Wagons-Fabrik AG. Acquired by Schindler in 1960.
Seaberg Brooklyn, NY
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1915 Seaberg installed elevators in New York. Defunct no earlier than 1980.
Semag logo
Semag Bareggio, Milan
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
Unknown Merged with Liftmaterial in 2000. Possibly defunct.
Serge New York City, NY
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown Acquired by Fujitec in 2001.
Siemens Berlin
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
Unknown Founded by Werner von Siemens, who have been credited for inventing the world's first electric elevator in 1880. Elevator division was mainly concentrated in Denmark. Bought out by Otis.
SMS Lifts logo
Smith, Major & Stevens Northampton
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1770 One of the predecessors of The Express Lift Co. Ltd.. Merged with Express Lift in 1930. Also known as SMS Lifts.
Stahl logo
STAHL Aufzug Stuttgart
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1893 Elevator division sold to Rheinstahl AG in 1970.
StaleyLogo
Staley New York City, NY
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1899 Staley installed elevators in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Defunct no earlier than 1998, possibly defunct in 2004.
Starlift Voorburg Voorburg
640px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
1927 Acquired by Kone in 1989, became KONE Starlift from 1992 until 1999.
Stigler-Logo
Stigler Milan
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
1860 The first Italian elevator manufacturer. Acquired by Otis in 1947, became Stigler-Otis for a while.
Elevadores Sur logo
Elevadores SÛR Porto Alegre
800px-Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
1945 Former Brazilian elevator manufacturer. Acquired by Thyssen in 1999, became Thyssen SÛR for a while.
TLI Logo 2005
Thai Lift Industries Bangkok
640px-Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand
1977 Also known by its trademark THYMAN, the first Thai elevator manufacturer. Acquired by Kone in 2005.
Tri-County Elevator Co. California
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1974 Acquired by Thyssen in 1998.
USLogo
United States Elevator 1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States Before 1970 Was part of Cubic Corporation. Bought out by Thyssen in 1993.
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Waygood & Co. London
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1833 Merged with Otis in 1914 and became Waygood Otis until the 1950s.
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ZREMB Warsaw
640px-Flag of Poland.svg Poland
1965 Former Polish elevator manufacturer. Made elevators under license from Asea Graham of Sweden.
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Amtech Elevator Services California
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1995 Previously Amtech Reliable. Bought out by Otis in 2003.
Elga Lift Logo YPI-1991
Elga Kebayoran Lama, Jakarta
1024px-Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia
1980s Local elevator company formed by four former Hitachi elevator technicians[1]. Fate unknown, but it is most likely defunct.
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Giant Zhejiang
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1951 Merged with Kone in 2005 and became Giant KONE.
Guangzhou Renmin Machinery Factory Guangzhou
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1966 This company likely no longer exists.
Imperial (New York) New York
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown This company likely no longer exists.
Kiesling New York
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown This company likely no longer exists.
Peerless New York
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown This company likely no longer exists.
Shanghai Seleva Shanghai
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Unknown This company likely no longer exists.
Triboro New York
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown This company likely no longer exists.
Westmont 1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States Unknown A company that makes belt type moving walkways.

Subsidiary companies

These are some elevator companies which are owned by a major elevator company or other corporations, or just elevator and escalator divisions belongs to another corporation. Some of them were founded after a major elevator company had a joint venture with a local elevator company..

Logo Company name Based in Established Notes
Chevalier logo
Chevalier Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong 1970 Distributor of Toshiba and IFE elevators in Hong Kong, Macau and

Singapore. It also provides elevator maintenance services in Hong Kong, China, Macau, Mainland China and Singapore. Chevalier has a long partnership with Toshiba.

Express Evans 1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom 1997 Formed after Otis took over Express Lift. Otis then used this brand for their cost-effective elevators to keep the reputation of the Otis brand.
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GFC Taipei
640px-Flag of the Republic of China.svg Taiwan
1974 A major Taiwanese elevator manufacturer with ties with Toshiba. Distributor of Toshiba elevators in Taiwan.
42219 GiantKONE-Logo
GiantKONE Zhejiang
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2005 Joint venture between Kone and Zhejiang Giant Holdings Ltd.
Haushahn current logo
Haushahn Stuttgart
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1889 • Acquired by Schindler in 1998.
• Currently a brand of Schindler used for certain rebranded Schindler elevators exclusively in Germany.
LM Wittur
Liftmaterial Munich
1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany
1966 Formerly Lift Munich, and part of Sematic Group in 2000. Now a subsidiary of Wittur Group since 2015.
MCG logo
MacGregor 640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1937 Marine-related company. It was also a supplier of Kone elevators and escalators for cruise liners and cruiseferries. Since 2005, along with Cargotec, it becomes part of Kone Corporation.
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Mashiba Penang
800px-Flag of Malaysia.svg Malaysia
1982 A subsidiary of MS Elevators Engineering Sdn. Bhd. which was formed in 1982 as a joint venture between MS Group of Companies and Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (TELC).
Otis Electric
Otis Electric Hangzhou
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2016 Successor of Xizi Otis.
SM logo
Shanghai Mitsubishi Minhang, Shanghai
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1987 Subsidiary of Mitsubishi Electric Elevator.
Sigma (New Logo)
Sigma Elevator Company Seoul
1024px-Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea
2000 Subsidiary of Otis Elevator Korea. It is a brand of Otis Korea exclusively for overseas exports
Surapid Logo
Surapid Hangzhou
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2011 One of the subsidiaries of Xizi Elevator Group.
Sword Elevator Logo
SWORD Hangzhou
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2009 One of the subsidiaries of Xizi Elevator Group.
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Xizi Hangzhou
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1981 A subsidiary of Xizi United Holding Corporation (XIZI UHC).
Xizi Otis
Xizi Otis Hangzhou
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
1997 Joint venture between Otis and Xizi Elevator Group. Was Otis's fifth Chinese subsidiaries, it is now the predecessor of Otis Electric.
XJS
XJ Schindler Henan
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2011 Joint venture between Schindler and XJ Elevator.
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Lift-Tech 640px-Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland Unknown One of IMEM's little companies. They have only been installed in Ireland and not anywhere else in the world.

Merged elevator companies

These are elevator companies formed after an elevator company have acquired/bought out another elevator company, and both companies merged together. The reason for the acquisition, in most cases, is either because the company wanted to enter a particular elevator market or wanted to expand their business or presence to a particular country.

Logo Company name Based in Established Notes
Logo Atlas Schindler
Atlas Schindler Sao Paulo
800px-Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil
1999 Established after Schindler bought out Elevadores Atlas.
LG-OTIS
LG-OTIS Elevator Company 1024px-Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea 1999 Formed after Otis bought out LG Elevator. The name would be used until 2005 when it was renamed to Otis Elevator Korea.
Kone Marryat Scott Hounslow, Middlesex
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
1982 Formed after Kone bought out Marryat & Scott in 1979. This brand lasted until around the 1980s.
Kone Westinghouse Logo
Kone Westinghouse 1599px-Flag of France.svg France 1975 Established after Kone took over Westinghouse's European elevator business in France, Belgium and Germany.
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MontgomeryKONE Moline, IL
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1994 Formed after Kone bought Montgomery. The brand was officially defunct in 1999.
Otis-Fensom Elevator Company Toronto, ON
640px-Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
1902 Formed after Otis merged with Fensom Elevator Works. The name went defunct in 1949.
Schindler Haughton Logo 1925-1974
Schindler Haughton Toledo, OH
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1979 Established after the acquisition of Haughton Elevator Company by Schindler. Defunct in 1989.
Thyssen Dover name
Thyssen Dover Memphis, TN
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
1999 Formed shortly after Thyssen bought out Dover Elevators. The company finished merging with Krupp in 2001 to form ThyssenKrupp.
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ThyssenKrupp Dongyang 1024px-Flag of South Korea.svg South Korea 2003 Formed after ThyssenKrupp acquired Dong Yang. The name was used up until 2008 when it changed name to ThyssenKrupp Elevator Korea.
ThyssenKrupp Northern 640px-Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada 2003 Successor of Northern Elevator Limited. Defunct in 2016 and changed name to thyssenkrupp Elevator Canada.
XJS
XJ Schindler Henan
1024px-Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
2011 Joint venture between Schindler and XJ Elevator.

Wheelchair-platform lift companies

These are companies that produce wheelchair/platform lifts for mobility/accessibility needs.

Logo Company name Based in Established Notes
AritcoLogo
Aritco Kungsangen
640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
1995 One of the world leading manufacturers of platform lifts and home lifts for private homes and public buildings.
Axess Liften Logo
Axess Lift Solutions Zaandam
640px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Unknown Dutch company. Part of the Value8 Tech Group.
Cibes New Logo
Cibes Gävle
640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
1947 A brand of the Cibes Lift Group which also owns the Street Lifts (KALEA) and NTD Lifts brands.
Concord-logo
Concord Brampton, ON
640px-Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
Unknown Bought out by Savaria in 2005, became Concord Savaria.
DomusLift-Logo
DomusLift Milan
1024px-Flag of Italy.svg Italy
1998 IGV's wheelchair lift division. One of the leading Italian manufacturers of elevators for private and public buildings designed for mobility needs.
Logo-bottom-garaventa
Garaventa 1024px-Civil Ensign of Switzerland (Pantone).svg Switzerland 1928
KaleaLifts-Logo
Kalea Gävle
640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
1898 A brand of the Cibes Lift Group. Their products are Cibes Lift made but branded and marketed under the Street Lifts brand.
MotalaHissar-Logo
Motala Hissar Motala
640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden
1972 Now part of Kone. It is a manufacturer of low speed lifts to improve accessibility for people with impaired mobility.
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movemanSKG Leichester
1280px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
Unknown A trading division of Otis UK, and a member of The Express Lift Alliance (now Express Lift Co.)
Savaria Logo
Savaria Brampton, ON
640px-Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada
1979
RS149067 tk Primary Logo white 35mm Kopie-hpr
thyssenkrupp Home Solutions 1024px-Flag of Germany.svg Germany 1990s A division of thyssenkrupp which manufactures home elevators, wheelchair lifts and stairlifts.

Construction elevator companies

These are some companies which provides installations of temporary elevators like rack & pinion elevators for construction projects or special applications.

Logo Company name Based in Established Notes
Alimak hek logo
Alimak Hek 640px-Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1948 A well known Swedish company which provides construction hoists, industrial elevators and work platforms.
RECO Logo
RECO Waddinxveen
640px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
2010s Dutch company which provides temporary elevator installations.
USA Hoist Logo OG
USA Hoist Chicago, IL
1024px-Flag of the United States.svg United States
Unknown American company which manufactures construction hoists, rack & pinion elevators, and rack & pinion inclined elevators in the United States.

Third party elevator companies

Main article: Third-party elevator maintenance companies

Notes and references

  1. “Industri Lift: Tak Puas Cuma Jual Jasa” – Warta Ekonomi (May 1992) PDF in Indonesian
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Operating FujitecHitachiHyundaiKoneMitsubishi Electric (Shanghai Mitsubishi) • Otis (Otis ElectricSigma) • SchindlerthyssenkruppToshiba
Defunct Dover ElevatorsExpress LiftOrenstein & KoppelThyssenWestinghouse
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Other/smaller/historic elevator companies
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Operating Alcor ElevatorAnlev ElexAutomobile Rotary Lift Co.Axel LiftsCNIMDAKADaldossDopplerEITAElectraGrupo ExcelsiorGuangriHaushahnHOSTINGIFEIGVInter-UpIsraliftIZAMETKfirKleemannKoppel A.W.LiftmaterialMEIMorris VermaportMPNova ElexOmegaOronaPaynePickerings LiftsPneumatic Vacuum ElevatorsSchmitt + SohnSEC ElevatorsShenyang Brilliant (BLT)SITESSJECStannahTechnosVýtahy OstravaWaupacaXJ ElevatorYungtay
Defunct or fate unknown A&P. StevenAmtech (Amtech ReliableAmtech Elevator Services) • ArmorASEAAsea GrahamAtlas (Northern California)Bennie LiftsBoral ElevatorsCeniaChina Schindler ElevatorDAN ElevatorDEVEDong YangEggers-KehrhahnElevadores AtlasElevadores SûrElevators Pty. Ltd.Ellis & McDougallEvans LiftsFalconiFIAMFlohrGeneral (CA, older)GiantGoldStarGraham BrothersHammond & ChampnessHaughtonHavemeier & SanderIndoliftJ&E HallJohns & WaygoodK.M. WhiteKončarLG ElevatorMAN AufzugsbauMarryat & ScottMiami ElevatorMillarMontgomeryNippon (Japan, defunct)Northern Elevator LimitedOrenstein & KoppelPayneReliableRheinstahlSabiemSchlierenSeabergSemagSergeSiemensSmith, Major & StevensSTAHLStaleyStarlift VoorburgStiglerThai Lift IndustriesTri-County Elevator Co.TriboroU.S. ElevatorWaygood & Co.ZREMB
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Subsidiary elevator companies
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Subsidiary companies ChevalierExpress EvansGFCGiantKONEHaushahnLiftmaterialMacGregorMashibaOtis ElectricShanghai MitsubishiSigma Elevator CompanyXizi (SurapidSWORD • XIOLIFT • Xizi Otis) • XJ Schindler
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Merged elevator companies
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Merged companies LG-OTISKone Marryat ScottKone WestinghouseMontgomery KoneOtis FensomSchindler HaughtonThyssen DoverThyssenKrupp DongyangThyssenKrupp NorthernXJ Schindler
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Wheelchair/platform lift companies
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Wheelchair/platform lift companies AritcoAxess Lift SolutionsCibes Lift (Kalea Lifts • NTD Lifts) • ConcordDomusLiftGaraventaMotala HissarmovemanSKGSavariathyssenkrupp Home Solutions
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