As a prestigious supplier for the lift industry our international team of highly qualified specialists, plans, develops and constructs innovative solutions for complete lifts. For standard products as well as our custom-built units for the transport of passengers or goods, you benefit from our global orientation as a member of the Wittur Group.
Besides engineering, logistics and the preparation of the documentation, the support for commissioning and practical questions up to the training on site belongs to our worldwide services to our clients.

Product Portfolio

The product range encompasses the entire range of lifts in accordance to European or country specific standards:
  • Home Lift
  • Rope or Hydraulic lifts
  • Glass or Panoramic lifts
  • Goods lifts
  • Vehicle/Car lifts
  • Special projects and custom

LM Liftmaterial supplies the entire spectrum of lifts:
  • up to 4,0 m/s speed
  • up to 240 m travel height
  • up to 64 stops
  • up to 13.000 kg duty load
  • machineroomless or with machine room (individual arrangement)
  • angular, round or special cabin execution
  • reduced shaft pit and headroom
  • standard or customized solutions


  • 1968

    Rudolf Diemand and Klaus Neumann, both Directors + Partners, found LM in Haar near Munich (Germany). 
    Import and Export of Lift Components.


  • 1972

    The first complete lifts are being supplied.
  • 1976

    Start of export business.
  • 1977

    The company name is changed to LM Liftmaterial GmbH+ Co. KG.
  • 1984

    Start of export business in Far East Key Market: Indonesia, People's Republic of China.
  • 1987

    Design and construction of the new company site in Landsham.
  • 1988

    40% investment in NEW, a start-up company for controller manufacturing.
  • 1992

    Sales to Haushahn GmbH, who were taken over by the Schindler Group.
  • 2000

    SEMATIC-Group takes over LM LIFTMATERIAL from Schindler.
  • 2003/2005/2007/2009

    Presentation of new machineroomless lifts: EMERALD 100, EMERALD 300, JADE 100, JADE 400 during the biennal exhibition "Interlift".
  • 2010

    Presentation and introduction of product line EMERALD 500.
  • 2011

    Foundation of LM Liftmaterial Italia. 
    Presentation of 1. Home Lift QUARTZ.
    Implementation Amendment 3 EN81-1/2 for all products and systems.
  • 2012

    Further development JADE 100/shaft head 2500 mm.
  • 2013

    Presentation of product line MR2 at Interlift in Ausburg.
  • 2015

    Carlyle Group takes over 70% of SEMATIC-Group.
    Product launch ONYX.
  • 2016

    Merger between SEMATIC-Group and Wittur-Group.
  • 2017

    Relocation from Pliening to Wittur Group's headquarters in Wiedenzhausen.

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