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Dong Yang Elevator Co. Ltd.
Dong Yang TJRB


1966 (Seoul, South Korea)

Succeeded by

ThyssenKrupp Dongyang (2003-2008) and then ThyssenKrupp Elevator (Korea) Ltd. (2008-present)

Acquired by

ThyssenKrupp (2003)


1966 to 2003



Dong Yang was a South Korean elevator and escalator company based in Seoul, South Korea. It was established in 1966 and acquired by ThyssenKrupp in October 2003 and was later known as ThyssenKrupp Dongyang until August 2008 when it is now known as simply ThyssenKrupp.


Dong Yang was founded in 1966 and was based in Seoul, South Korea. They joined with Toshiba's elevator division in 1977. In 1981, Dong Yang exported their elevators to the Philippines.[1] From 1980s to late 1990s, most of their elevators uses fixtures that bears a close resemblance to Toshiba. The company remained independent until October 1, 2003 when ThyssenKrupp bought Dong Yang and later known as ThyssenKrupp Dongyang. The ThyssenKrupp Dongyang name lasted until August 2008 and it was later known as simply ThyssenKrupp.

Distributors outside South Korea

  • Amanti Lifts (HK) Co. Ltd. (Hong Kong, China)
  • Chevalier (Hong Kong and Singapore)
  • PT. Pura Kencana (Indonesia, from 1988 until 2004[2])

Notable installations

Main article: List of notable Dong Yang elevator installations


  • Dong Yang was the oldest elevator company in South Korea. The second oldest was GoldStar which was established in 1968.


Notes and references

  1. More information about Dong Yang Elevator
  2. PT. Pura Kencana was acquired by ThyssenKrupp AG (later known as PT. ThyssenKrupp Elevator Indonesia) in 2004. Some of the remaining Dong Yang elevators are maintained by ThyssenKrupp.

See also

External links

List of elevator and escalator companies

Major companies: DoverExpress LiftFujitecHyundaiKoneMitsubishiOtisSchindlerSigmaThyssenthyssenkrupp

Other/smaller/historic companies: Access Elevator & LiftsAmtechA&P. StevenAnlevArmorASEAAsea GrahamAtlas (Brazil)Atlas (Northern California)Automobile Rotary Lift Co.Axel LiftsBennie LiftsBoralCNIMDaldossDeveDiebold AufzügeDong YangDopplerElectraElevators Pty. Ltd.ElexEllis & McDougallEvans LiftsFalconiFiamGeneral (CA, older)GiantGoldStarGraham BrothersGuangriHammond & ChampnessHaughtonHaushahnHävemeier & SanderHitachiIFEIGVIndoliftInter-UpIsraliftIZAMETJ&E HallJohns & WaygoodKfirKleemannKoppel A.W.LGMANMarryat & ScottMiamiMontgomeryMorris VermaportMP LiftsNipponOmegaOrenstein & KoppelOrona/Electra VitoriaPaynePickerings LiftsPneumatic Vacuum ElevatorsR. StahlReliableRheinstahlSabiemSchlierenSeabergSEC ElevatorsSergeShenyang BrilliantSITESSJECStaleyStannahStiglerTechnosThymanToshibaU.S. ElevatorVýtahy OstravaWaygood & Co.WestinghouseXJYungtayZREMB

Subsidiary elevator companies: ChevalierExpress EvansGiantKONEHaushahnHostingLiftmaterialMacGregorMashibaShanghai MitsubishiSigmaXizi Otis

Merging brand or joint venture elevator companies: LG-OTISKone Marryat ScottMontgomery KONESchindler HaughtonThyssen DoverThyssenKrupp Dongyang

Wheelchair/platfom lift companies: Access Elevator & LiftsAritcoCibes Lift (Kalea LiftsNTD Lifts) • IGVMotala HissarSavaria Concord

Temporary elevator companies: Alimak HekRECOUSA Hoist

Third-party elevator component companies: AdamsArkelBUT-SANC. E. ElectronicsC.J. AndersonDewhurst (ERM) • DMG (Mad) • ECIEpcoESIEverbrightFermator GroupGALHollister-WhitneyInnovation IndustriesJinlixJRTKronenbergLiSALanger & LaumannLester ControlsMagnetekMCEMonitorNewLiftPTLSalientSchaeferSematic GroupSTEPTVCVegaWittur Group/SelcomMore...

Other than above are marked as third-party elevator maintenance companies.

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