Not to be confused with another Swiss elevator manufacturer with the same name.
Falconi S.A.I.R.


1890s (Novara, Italy)


Giuseppie Falconi


Defunct, acquired by Otis in 1984

Falconi was an elevator manufacturer from Novara, Italy that existed from the 1890s until in the mid 1980s.


Falconi was founded by Giuseppie Falconi in 1890. During that time the company produced steam-driven elevators, observation, tower elevators, and inclined elevators. The company also manufactured paternosters with their chain of cabins and goods and passenger lifts for ships.[1]. Very little is known about this company. They also exported their elevators to France, Hong Kong, and also Lebanon. In 1984, Falconi was acquired by Otis[2] and subsequently defunct.

Notable installations

Main article: List of notable Falconi elevator installations


  • In Hong Kong, Falconi elevators were distributed and installed by Swire Engineering.


Notes and references

Other/smaller/historic elevator companies
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Full list: List of elevator and escalator companies
See also: Third-party elevator maintenance companies