thyssenkrupp's North American Elevator Technology business area is an industry-leading passenger transportation systems group. With more than 10,000 highly skilled employees in North America, Elevator Technology offers innovative and energy efficient products designed to meet customers’ unique requirements. It offers passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, plus tailored service solutions for all products. Some 200 locations in North America provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee proximity and convenience to customers.
Research and development, manufacturing and new equipment installation, as well as repair, disassembling, maintenance and modernization services are an integral part of the business area’s elevator and escalator operations. Among products offered by the companies within this business area are traction, hydraulic and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks for all applications, passenger boarding bridges for all applications and glass-encased boarding bridges.
Innovations offered to the market include TWIN and high speed double decker elevators, iwalk moving walks and mobile escalators, and boarding bridges for the Airbus A380 and the PCAir hose management system CNDL. Elevator Technology is also the first in the elevator industry to provide Health Product Declarations (HPDs), for all standard elevator cabs that are also validated by a third party (UL Underwriters Laboratories) to be low emitting.