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Elevator Technology

Elevator Technology

At thyssenkrupp, our Elevator Technology business designs and delivers innovative passenger transportation solutions that make cities the best ever places to live.

As a leading global company, Elevator Technology’s over 50,000 highly qualified employees develop, manufacture, install, maintain and modernize:

  • Passenger and freight elevators
  • Escalators and moving walks
  • Passenger boarding bridges
  • Stair and platform lifts

Our pioneering systems transport people safe and comfortable in many of the world’s landmark buildings—from major airports, train stations and shopping malls to the largest office towers and most luxurious hotels. We also provide tailored service solutions for all of our products to customers in 150 countries.

Today’s cities need smart solutions

A growing number of people are moving to cities; and buildings are getting taller and bigger than ever. Our personal transportation systems tackle these challenges head-on. They’re technically advanced, user friendly and resource saving.

  • 7,468 mn €

    sales

  • > 51,000

    employees worldwide

  • > 900

    locations worldwide

Products

Elevator Technology
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Elevators
Elevators

thyssenkrupp elevators help keep people moving in residential and office buildings, hotels, hospitals, train stations and airports. Our passenger and freight elevators are sought-after by architects, planners and facility managers – whether for new installations or modernization projects. Our German-engineered elevator systems offer increased user safety, superior ride comfort and maximum availability. With our innovative solutions we are contributing to the mobility of the future.

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Escalators
Escalators

thyssenkrupp escalators optimize traffic flows in train stations and airports and improve use of all floors in department stores and malls. Architects, consultants, general contractors and operators count on us when it comes to handling new installations and modernization projects and providing reliable service and maintenance support. Our tailor-made products ensure cities are prepared for the challenges of tomorrow.

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Moving walks
Moving walks

thyssenkrupp moving walks provide a convenient mobility option for people with luggage and shopping carts. At airports and in large superstores, moving walks are key to efficient traffic flows. Architects, consultants, general contractors and operators count on us when it comes to handling new installation and modernization projects and providing reliable service and maintenance support. Our modular pitless moving walk is a resource-friendly solution for sustainable urbanization.

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ACCEL
ACCEL

ACCEL is a game-changing transportation system shortening connection times at airports and metros. Passengers enter at normal walking speed and are transported at high speed to the other end. Powered by linear motors, ACCEL can cut transit times at airports by an incredible two-thirds. ACCEL can also be installed in existing metro stations without major building work or infrastructure modifications.

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Passenger boarding bridges
Passenger boarding bridges

In addition to increasing aircraft efficiency, thyssenkrupp passenger boarding bridges enhance the comfort and safety of passengers on the way to the plane. A variety of options are available to serve most aircraft types, from the Airbus A380 to propeller planes. Our clients – airport operators and developers – trust our custom solutions, the result of decades-long experience. thyssenkrupp creates not just a product, but a tailor-made solution for every need.

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Stair lifts
Stair lifts

thyssenkrupp stair lifts allow people with reduced mobility to use the stairs in their own home. Our stair lift solutions are available directly to private customers as well as to public institutions. Numerous international design awards prove that design and functionality don't have to be mutually exclusive. Our patented ASL technology for automatic swiveling and leveling of the chair makes our lift best in class.

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Platform lifts
Platform lifts

thyssenkrupp platform lifts offer practical accessibility solutions for wheelchair users – indoors and out, at home and in public places. For authorities, tourist attractions and public transport, barrier-free access is particularly important, so our clients include architects, facility managers and construction companies. Our products meet all architectural requirements, are robust and reliable and feature smart, user-friendly functions.

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Home elevators
Home elevators

thyssenkrupp home elevators offer a new level of comfort and quality of life for the home environment. Our systems are sold individually to private customers or as standard solutions to housing developers. Available in various sizes, for installation with or without a shaft, in existing or new houses, indoors or out, and with an incredible selection of cabin décor elements and materials, home elevators from thyssenkrupp are a feature no home should be without.

Industries

Automotive

Automotive

Innovations for the automobiles of tomorrow

As a reliable partner we support auto manufacturers worldwide in the manufacture of light, safe, and affordable vehicles – with our products and our expertise.

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Construction, infrastructure, and buildings

Construction, infrastructure, and buildings

Innovations for urban transformation

Whether it’s passenger transportation solutions or materials for state-of-the-art architecture – with our innovative products we are helping shape the cities of tomorrow.

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Mining and metals

Mining and metals

Global services and products from a single source

Our extensive product portfolio includes high-strength, high-tech materials, innovative machinery, and turnkey facilities, as well as global warehousing and logistics services.

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Chemicals

Chemicals

Higher efficiency, lower emissions

We support our customers in the chemical industry with our engineering expertise in the design and construction of efficient chemical, refinery, and other industrial plants.

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Energy generation and distribution

Energy generation and distribution

Sustainable technologies for a better future

With our vast product portfolio we offer solutions for the production, transportation, storage, and transformation of renewable and fossil energies.

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Food and drink

Food and drink

Form follows function

As one of the three biggest packaging steel producers in Europe, we offer our customers innovative materials and a comprehensive range of services.

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Appliances

Appliances

Smart solutions for smart appliances

For the household appliance sector, we develop innovative materials and surfaces – and supply the starting material for white goods and furniture. A comprehensive range of services rounds out our portfolio.

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Aerospace

Aerospace

Full support for the world’s leading aerospace companies

With our advanced materials and processes, we help our customers reduce costs in the production of aircraft parts and raise air safety standards.

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Engineering

Engineering

Premium materials for state-of-the-art processing technologies

As partner to a wide range of industries, we support plant construction projects around the world – with our vast experience and engineering expertise.

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Oil and gas

Oil and gas

A local presence worldwide

With our wide portfolio of products and services and our global network, we have a local presence in all the main oil and gas markets.

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Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding

Engineering expertise “Made in Germany”

With over three hundred years of experience and expertise, we offer our customers state-of-the-art technology and German craftsmanship in civil and naval shipbuilding.

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Special vehicles

Special vehicles

For the toughest conditions

Through rigorous material tests and continuous process control, we offer our customers consistent high quality in the construction and operation of highly specialized vehicles for all applications.

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