Nippon Elevator Industries Co.
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1954 (Tokyo, Japan)

Acquired by

Schindler (1987)

Succeeded by

Schindler Elevator K.K. (1987-2016)



Not to be confused with "Nippon Otis".

Nippon Elevator Industry Co. (or sometimes known as Nippon Elevator MFG Co. Ltd.) was a Japanese elevator company.


Nippon Elevator Industries Co. was established in 1954 in Tokyo, Japan. In 1973, an elevator test tower and manufacturing plant was established in Fukuroi, Shizouka. Schindler Group then acquires the 30% shares of Nippon Elevator in 1985 and two years later, the company was completely taken over by Schindler, where it is now known as Schindler Elevator K.K. in Japan. In 1993, the majority interest of Schindler elevator in Japan is increased to 75%. Schindler's operations in Japan were sold to Nippon Otis on April 5, 2016 because of low reputation from several Schindler elevator accidents in Japan.

Notable installations

Main article: List of Notable Elevator Installations of Nippon Elevator


See also

Other/smaller/historic elevator companies
Access Elevator & LiftsAmtechA&P. StevenAnlevAnlev ElexArmorASEAAsea GrahamAtlas (Brazil)Atlas (Northern California)Automobile Rotary Lift Co.Axel LiftsBennie LiftsBoralCNIMDaldossDeveDiebold AufzügeDong YangDopplerElectraElevators Pty. Ltd.ElexEllis & McDougallEvans LiftsFalconiFiamGeneral (CA, older)GiantGoldStarGraham BrothersGuangriHammond & ChampnessHAS ElevatorsHaughtonHaushahnHävemeier & SanderHitachiIFEIGVIndoliftInter-UpIsraliftIZAMETJ&E HallJohns & WaygoodKfirKleemannKoppel A.W.LGMANMarryat & ScottMiamiMontgomeryMorris VermaportMP LiftsNipponOmegaOrenstein & KoppelOrona/Electra VitoriaPaynePickerings LiftsPneumatic Vacuum ElevatorsR. StahlReliableRheinstahlSabiemSchlierenSchmitt & SohnSeabergSEC ElevatorsSergeShenyang BrilliantSITESSJECStaleyStannahStarlift VoorburgStiglerTechnosThymanToshibaU.S. ElevatorVýtahy OstravaWaygood & Co.WestinghouseXJYungtayZREMB
Full list: List of elevator and escalator companies
See also: Third-party elevator maintenance companies

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