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These are some notable generic (non-proprietary) elevator component companies, mainly that manufactures elevator fixtures, pushbuttons, elevator spare parts and accessories.

Adams Elevator Equipment Company

Main article: Adams

Arkel

Main article: Arkel

Automatisation JRT

Main article: Automatisation JRT

Avire Ltd.

Avire Ltd. is a company being a part of the Elevator Safety Division of Halma plc. to manage three elevator component companies other than the Elevator Safety Division of Halma plc.'s American division (see Janus Elevator Products Inc. section below)[1].

E-Motive

E-Motive is an elevator component company established in 1993, their notable products are LCD displays and the bar-liked LED dot-matrix displays.

T.L. Jones

T.L. Jones was an elevator company established in 1926, their elevator component (Microscan door sensors) were produced since 1991.

Memco

Memco is an elevator component company established since 1971 in the United Kingdom. Mainly produce EN-81 elevator intercom/telephone system. Not only this, their notable products also include Panachrome safety door edge (which lights up green when the door is open and flashes red when it's closing). Their E-Series sensors were strikingly similar to Wittur Group WSE-81 Plus/155 Plus sensors.

Bucher Hydraulics

C. E. Electronics

Main article: C. E. Electronics

​Böhnke & Partner GmbH

Böhnke & Partner is an elevator manufacturer of controller system. They are leading the alliance and developement of CANOpenLift communications protocol that parts suppliers such as Kronenberg and Ziehl-Abegg follows, wich enables parts from different suppliers to wirk with each otehr with no issues. The controllers provided with combination with a Ziehl-Abegg inverter and set up correcly can perform an direct approach levling very similar to a Schindler M-seriers elevators did in the 80's!

CEDES

CEDES AG was founded in 1986 at Switzerland and only produce sensors and intelligent systems. They currently operated with 12 subsidiaries in worldwide. Sometimes, they provides their sensors to Schindler (under Progard L's name) that make a high pitch sounding between 1990s to mid-2000s[2][3].

C.J. Anderson & Company

Main article: C.J. Anderson & Company

Dewhurst

Main article: Dewhurst

Dewhurst (or Dewhurst Group plc) is an independent elevators, keypad and rail industries components supplier in the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1919 and the Dewhurst Group now has sales of around US $50 million and employs over 300 people in locations around the world.

Dupar Controls Inc.

Dupar Controls Inc. is a manufacturer and supplier of elevator fixtures and keypads in Canada. Dupar Controls Inc. was founded in 1958 and is a division of Dewhurst plc.

Elevator Research & Manufacturing

Main article: Elevator Research & Manufacturing

Thames Valley Controls

Main article: Thames Valley Controls

DMG

Main article: DMG

DMG is a Italian-based company which manufactures elevator fixtures since in the 1950s. It has four subsidiaries located in France, Canada (MAD), Germany, and People's Republic of China.

MAD

Main article: Mad

MAD is a Canadian company which manufactures elevator fixtures. It is a joint-venture company between the Italian company DMG and the Canadian-based Mainline Industries Corp.

ECI

Main article: ECI

EMI/Porta Inc.

EMI/Porta Inc. is a company based in the United States that is divided into two separate companies; EMI and Porta. EMI is a distributor of US Electrical Motors. TAL Engineering, Blain Hydraulics, Settima Pumps and Leroy Somer. Porta is a manufacturer of residential elevator gates, power gate operators and electro-mechanical interlocks, single speed car sills, fixtures and accessories.

Epco

Main article: Epco

Epco (Elevator Products Corporation) is a New Jersey-based company established in 1953 that manufactures equipment for other elevator companies, mainly generic fixtures such as pushbuttons, floor indicators, and fixtures chassis for most of the elevator companies in America.  They are currently owned by Schindler.

ESI

Main article: ESI

Everbright Electrical Industries

Main article: Everbright (Hong Kong)

Fermator Group

GAL

Main article: GAL

GAL (GAL Manufacturing Corp.) is a company that manufactures elevator fixtures, elevator door equipment and elevator controllers. They were established in 1927, and their fixtures were very common on elevators installed by generic/local companies in the 1950s and 1960s.

Hisselektronik AB/SafeLine

Hisselektronik AB is a Swedish-based compant that manufacturers floor indicators, fixtures and also provides one whole elevator setup solutions. Their range of products follows the OpenCanLift protocols. Hisselektronik also manufacturers emergency phone solutions under their SafeLine brand.

Hisstema

Hisstema AB is a Swedish-based company based in the 80's. They are provider of eelvator controllers and floor indicators as well as the hardware behind DMG-buttons designed to work with the controllers. Hisstema was the pioneers developing the direct-approach levling feature by using tachometers, wich was a first. One of the first elevators provived by Hisstema used to run by a Commondore 64 microcomputer, but had a disadvantage that the C64 had to read the elevator software trough tape after every time the power went out for that actual elevator!

Hydroware

Hydroware AB is a Swedish-based company that manufactures complete hydraulic drive and controller system. Their hydraulic system is unique for having adjustable oil fluid and therefore speed, featuring direct approach without levling, thanks to a servo valve. Hydroware was formed by former DEVE employees that developed the servo valve as a successor of the sucessful and realiable DEVE hydraulics. But as Schindler had no interest for hydraulics at that time, the employees bought out this product and formed the new company with it. Schindler 2600's hydraulic model is in fact, powered by Hydroware's equipment, as both Schindler and Hydroware are still in partnership.

Innovation Industries

Main article: Innovation Industries

Innovation Industries Inc. is a USA-based company that manufactures elevator fixtures, pushbuttons and other elevator parts.

International Lift Equipment

Janus Elevator Products Inc.

Janus Elevator Products Inc. is a company based in Hauppauge, NY and was established in 1988 that manufactures elevator components (currently being a part of Halma plc), such as their EMS and VPP phones. They also a distributor of the Avire's elevator components such as E-Motive Displays floor indicators, Panachrome safety door edge by Memco (which lights up green when the door is open and flashes red when it's closing)[4].

Jinlix

Main article: Jinlix

Hans & Jos. Kronenberg GmbH

The Kronenberg GmbH is a German company from Bergisch Gladbach, that manufactures elevator equipment since 1932[5].

Hollister-Whitney Elevator Corporation

To be added

Lester Controls

Main article: Lester Controls Limited

Lift Solutions, Inc.

Lift Solutions, Inc. is a US-based company that was established in 2002 by John Castaño. It supplies elevator parts, cabs, controllers, fixtures, and other components, including complete elevator modernization packages.

LiSA

Main article: LiSA

Also known as Schneider Steuerungstechnik GmbH, this German-based company produce elevator control systems and fixtures components.

Magnetek

Main article: Magnetek

Monitor Elevator Products

Main article: Monitor

Motion Control Engineering

Main article: Motion Control Engineering

Motion Control Engineering (or simply MCE) is a company that provides non-proprietary (generic) solid-state elevator and escalator controllers. They were founded in 1983. They also make their very own complete elevator[6]. Their hydraulic equipment is often used on newer Kone hydraulic elevators.

National Elevator Cab and Door Corp.

National Elevator Cab and Door Corp. (NECD) is a company founded in 1929 in New York City. The company has grown to become New York City's largest elevator cab and entrance door manufacturer. NECD manufactures elevator cab, entrance doors, as well as signal fixtures.

Ningbo Xinda Group

Main article: Ningbo Xinda Group

Ningbo Xinda Group is a company that manufactures elevator components, elevator fixtures, elevator drive machines, and escalator components, They also have a subsidiary which called Hosting, which provide full elevator installation. Sometimes, they provides elevator drive machines for Schindler elevators usually for modernization[7].

PTL Equipment

Main article: PTL

PTL is a USA-based company established in 1971 that manufactures entry-level standard and custom fixtures for major and aftermarket elevator companies. Aside from two architectural fixtures (Global and Commons), PTL fixtures (especially directional lanterns) bear a close resemblance to GAL fixtures.

Salient Information Systems

Main article: Salient Information Systems

Schaefer

Main article: Schaefer

Schaefer is a German-based company that manufactures elevator fixtures. It was founded in 1964 by Wolfgang Schäfer. Their fixtures are mainly found in Thyssen, Haushahn, Lift Munich, and even German generic elevator companies.

Sematic Group

Main article: Sematic Group

Sematic Group is a company based in Italy which manufactures elevator doors, elevator cab interiors and door operator for Schindler 3300 elevators. They also owns a subsidiary company Liftmaterial. However, they already be the subsidiaries of Wittur Group since 2015.

Shanghai STEP Electric Corporation

Main article: Shanghai STEP Electric Corporation

Smart Rise Inc.

Smart Rise Inc. is a US-company based in Tampa, Florida that manufactures elevator fixtures and buttons from Innovation Industries.

Tri-Tronics

Weco Group (elevator)

Weco Group was founded in 2000 and mainly producing the door sensors. Their production facilitates are located in Ningbo (Ningbo Weco Optoelectronic).

Weco Elevator Products

This name used in both North America and Europe.

Weco Optoelectronic

The full name is Ningbo Weco Optoelectronic Co., Ltd. This name used in Asia Pacific.

Wittur Group

Main article: Wittur Group

Wittur Group is a company producing elevator doors, traction machine, hydraulic pump unit and door sensors. It was founded in 1968 in Germany. The current Kone elevator AMD door operators are supplied by this company since 2000. Some of their older products are labelled as Selcom since it was their subsidiary. They also make their very own elevators in modern days[8].

Ziehl-Abegg

Notes and references

  1. Halma plc - Avire Ltd.
  2. Schindler 700 Traction Elevators - Guest Rooms [Hilton Times Square]
  3. Schindler Traction Elevator at Island East Sports Centre, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong
  4. Halma plc - Janus Elevator Products Inc.
  5. Kronenberg GmbH
  6. Default fixtures are provided by Innovation Industries. [1]
  7. Inside the Elevator Motor Room - 2005 Schindler Traction Elevators (1)
  8. Wittur traction elevator at an apartment building at Azar street in Holon
Elevator 

Drive systems: Traction • Hydraulic


Types of elevators: Double DeckDumbwaiterFireman'sFreightIncline • PassengerResidentialWheelchair lift


Concept: Destination dispatchElevator algorithm • Elevator control systemElevator machine room • Elevator maintenanceElevator major alterationsElevator modernizationMachine room less elevator


Elevator systems, controllers and equipments: Elevator fixtures • Elevator keys • Elevator special modesElevator doorsDoor camDoor interlocks (Interlock wiring communication system) • Door restrictorElevator Inspection CertificateEmergency stop buttonFloor designatorsGate switch • Old Deadman controls • Overspeed governorMotor-generator set & Silicon-controlled rectifier (for DC-powered elevators) • Insulated-gate bipolar transistor (for AC-VVVF-powered elevators) • Regenerative converter (for AC-VVVF-powered elevators)


See also: List of elevator fixtures guide • List of elevator and escalator companies • Elevator door sill guide (Generic elevator component door sill guide) • Floor numbering (Unlucky floor numbers) • Elevator incidents and accidents


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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