Schindler Haughton was the merging brand between Haughton Elevator Company and the future Schindler Elevator Company (American division).


Schindler Haughton was established on April 27, 1979. Mr. Magnus T. "Bo" Wennerbom, who previously served as the general manager for Haughton from 1973 to 1979 was appointed as the president of Schindler Haughton, shortly after the acquisition. He retired in 1984 and was succeeded by Mr. A. J. Kester. Mr. P. J. Zbinden, an Executive Committee from Ebikon, Switzerland, replaced Kester's position as president in 1986, and in 1987, Mr. David D. Smith was appointed as the president as well as chief executive officer of Schindler Elevator Corporation, a name that was adopted in 1989.


  • Magnus T. "Bo" Wenneebom (1979 - 1984)
  • A. J. Kester (1984 - 1986)

Notable installations


  • Toledo Hospital, Toledo
  • One Seagate, Toledo
  • Seagate Convention Centre, Toledo
  • Three Seagate, Toledo
  • Four Seagate, Toledo
  • Manor Care Building, Toledo
  • Imagination Station, Toledo
  • Renaissance Hotel (Citiwalk Entrance), Toledo


  • 2000 Town Center, Southfield
  • Travelers Tower II, Southfield
  • 4855 State Street, Saginaw
  • Centennial Corporate Center, Troy
  • Domino's Farms Office Park, Ann Arbor

Other states

  • Promenade II, Atlanta, GA
  • Concourse Corporate Center Five, Atlanta, GA
  • The Concourse Center, Sandy Springs, GA
  • Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, MO
    • Main Tower
    • Building A (1985)
  • University Hospital Parking Garage, Columbia, MO
  • 10 S LaSalle, Chicago, IL
  • Warner Center, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, CA
    • Tower II
    • Tower III
    • Tower IV
    • Tower V
  • Hilton Hotel, Canoga Park, CA
  • One Corporate Plaza, Houston, TX (1985)
  • Collins Plaza, Dallas, TX
  • 1919 Shiloh Road, Garland, TX
  • Tanglewood Mall, Roanoke, VA (escalators)
  • 2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington, VA
  • Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 150 Woodfield Corporate Center, Schaumburg, IL (former Haughton, upgraded to Schindler Haughton)
  • 200 Woodfield Corporate Center, Schaumburg, IL (former Haughton, upgraded to Schindler Haughton)


  • Schindler Haughton was the elevator company who was responsible for developing the American version of Schindler's Dynatron variable voltage control system for geared elevators, which was a crossover between Haughton's GAC IV control system and Schindler's Dynatron III motors.
  • Schindler Haughton was also an elevator company who introduced the Miconic V elevator system into the United States. It was a microprocessor elevator control based on Texas Instruments (TI) systems.

Notes and references

Schindler lifts (Dewhurst fixtures 2) "This elevator only serves two floors."
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