The Voice of the Lift, Escalator and Moving Walk Industry in Europe

The ELA Mission

The European Lift Association (ELA) is the voice of the lift, escalator and moving walk industry in Europe, including their components manufacturers. We support and represent the interests of our members and promote quality, safety and the highest technical standards. To this end, we engage with the European Commission, the European Parliament and other relevant institutions and organizations. It is our mission to move urban mobility and accessibility onwards and upwards into a safe, sustainable future.

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We are advocates for equal access for all in European buildings 

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We help formulate codes, standards and regulations

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Energy & Environment

We promote the use of energy-efficient lift technology that is cost-effective to maintain

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We are not only concerned with lifts, but also with escalators and moving walks

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