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thyssenkrupp Elevator UK: About us

About us

Your global urban mobility leader

A global urban mobility leader

In just a few decades, we’ve become one of the world’s leading elevator companies with unique engineering capabilities.

When done well, urban mobility drives down congestion, pollution, stress and energy consumption. Our innovative, efficient and reliable passenger transportation systems are key to getting it right in cities. Whether building a new state-of-the-art system or modernizing an existing one, our products deliver crucial energy and time efficiencies.

TK Elevator in China

TK Elevator entered China market in 1995. With the rapid development of business and production capacity, TK Elevator (China) is now having around 10,000 staffs and three factories over the country. The company provides elevators, escalators, moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, and accessibility lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products.

With an intensive network of branches and offices, as well as technical strength of its local factories and International Technical Services (ITS), TK Elevator (China) offers installation, modernization and service to all product series. We are committed to be the most customer-centric elevator and escalator solutions provider. Anywhere, anytime.

In 2011 TK Elevator launched a second brand, Sänfte elevator. Based on TK Elevator’s proved technology and manufacturing strength, Sänfte provides our customers with products of high quality, adapted to the needs of the Chinese market.

Industry-leading solutions

Industry-leading solutions
Customers worldwide turn to us to design, build, install, upgrade and maintain smart and innovative mobility systems for a wide variety of applications. These solutions include:
  • Passenger and freight elevators
  • Escalators and moving walks
  • Passenger boarding bridges
  • Stair and platform lifts
  • Customized service and modernization solutions
  • Innovations: MULTI, MAX

A trusted partner

We support our customers around the world throughout their project lifecycle, from the design through to the end-of-life phase. Every step of the way, we strive to fully understand their needs and consistently deliver the safest, highest quality passenger transportation solutions.

Our capabilities include high-quality, customer-focused service as well as individual maintenance and modernization packages. Our highly skilled technicians efficiently service a multi-brand portfolio consisting of more than 1.2 million units under maintenance.

Game-changing innovations

We’re reshaping the elevator industry and transforming cities into the best places to live. Our experts develop advanced solutions and innovatively apply existing technologies to address customer needs including:
  • Higher transport capacity and efficiency
  • More efficient use of building floor space
  • Reduced energy consumption
  • Maximum availability of existing passenger transportation solutions

Breakthrough technologies and R&D



2 cabs. 1 shaft. 0 crowds.

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Maximizing availability and strengthening customer relationships

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MULTI  - elevator company thyssenkrupp elevator


Opening the door to new possibilities in all directions

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