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Lifts and escalators

Ensure safety and availability of your lifts and escalators through inspection, certification and advisory

Operators and manufacturers of lifts, escalators and moving walkways need to satisfy a wide range of regulations, standards and international directives. To ensure the wellbeing and comfort of passengers, your organisation also needs to consider issues of servicing, maintenance, operational availability, quality and safety, balanced with the need to control costs and remain energy-efficient.

However, in today’s talent market, it can be difficult for businesses to find and retain the in-house expertise necessary to optimise cost efficiency while satisfying safety and reliability requirements. This is where TÜV SÜD can help.

How can our escalator and elevator services benefit YOU?

Our expert services give your business the assurance of the availability and marketability of your products. We help manufacturers to shorten time to market and develop a trusted and reliable brand. For investors, operators and owners, our services offer peace-of-mind and substantial cost savings. Other benefits include:

  • Ensuring safety and availability - through our qualified lifts and escalator inspections using modern inspection technology.
  • Ensuring quality and reliability - we work closely with you from the very beginning to ensure that lifts and their components are reliable and safe for passenger use and to avoid damages, lift breakdowns and downtime operations.
  • Minimising risk - with our wide-ranging expertise in directives and standards.
  • Extending the performance and lifetime of lifts and escalators - through expert engineering and impartial advisory services.
  • Saving money - with optimised solutions for maintenance and modernisation that ensure cost-effective and energy-efficient operations.

our services

TÜV SÜD’s range of services ensures that your technical equipment meets safety and legal requirements and helps to fulfil the availability expectations of stakeholders. Our experts are qualified to provide testing, certification and inspection in all major markets applying accordingly the European Lifts Directive, Machinery Directive, North American ASME safety codes, EN standards and other national standards.

Our services include:


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