Our Purpose

Moving billions of people every day, we are passionate about the vertical transportation industry. Our technology makes elevators work safely. Our industry leading range of products, combined with our ability to innovate, means we provide our partners with solutions on which we can build the future of our industry together.

Who we are

835 Mio€
REVENUES 2021
4700+
EMPLOYEES 2021
13
PRODUCTION SITES
7
GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CENTRES
3
SHARED SERVICE CENTERS WORKING AROUND
THE CLOCK ON CUSTOMER SUPPORT
50+
COUNTRIES COVERED
BY OUR SALES NETWORK
50+
PRODUCT FAMILIES
600+
WORLDWIDE PATENTS WITH
126 UNIQUE INVENTIONS
 

Our global footprint.

 

Our plants

Have a look at our worldwide plants, sharing the same processes and the same final product quality.

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Our unique selling proposition

 

Full range of product offering

High product reliability

Co-development of solutions with customers

Local expertise: advice, train, on-line support

Our performance

Continuous growth

Our values

Values

Wittur Code of Conduct

At Wittur, we expect everyone to conduct our business with integrity, respect and in compliance with all applicable laws and external and internal rules and regulations.

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Our Integrated Management System

We are committed to Quality and flawless execution

 
Integrated Safety, Environment and Quality System

 
Process Driven Culture

 
Improvement Culture

 

 

 

 
Business Continuity

 
Supply Chain management

Environment Health & Safety and Quality

We are always engaged in:

  • Committing to a sustainability culture;
  • Protecting People and the environment;
  • Aiming to increase environmental and social positive impact of its operations;
  • Engaging suppliers and striving to create a value delivering supply chain;
  • Compling with all legal, regulatory and other requirements;
  • Developing the Best People based on competence, awareness and motivation;
  • Committing to improve customers' and stakeholders' satisfaction;
  • Operating to prevent illnesses and injuries;
  • Minimizing adverse impacts to the environment;
  • Improving the effectiveness of management system;
  • Guaranting business continuity to the stakeholders.

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Executive Management Team

 
From the beginning

Our roots

Wittur was founded in 1968 in Miesberg near Munich (Germany), and...

 
  • 1968

     
    Foundation

    Horst Wittur found Wittur-Aufzugteile GmbH in Miesberg & Co. near Munich (Germany).

  • 1977

     
    Parma, Italy

    Start of production activities in Italy.

     
    Almere, the Netherlands

    Opening of sales office in the Netherlands.

  • 1980

     
    Zaragoza, Spain

    Start of production activities in Spain.

  • 1987

     
    Paris, France

    Opening of sales office in France.

  • 1991

     
    Sydney, Australia

    Opening of sales office in Australia.

     
    New Group Headquarters

    in Wiedenzhausen, near Munich (Germany).

  • 1993

     
    Istanbul, Turkey

    Start of production activities in Turkey.

     
    Hong Kong

    Opening of sales office in Hong Kong.

  • 1995

     
    Shanghai, China

    Start od production activities in China.

     
    Italy

    ISO 9001 certification.

  • 1997

     
    Chester, U.K.

    Opening of sales office in United Kingdom.

  • 1999

     
    Dresden, Germany

    Start of production activities in Dresden.

  • 2000

     
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Scheibbs, Austria

    Start of production activities in Argentina and Austria.

     
    Cambè

    Foundation of Wittur Brazil production facility in Cambè near São Paulo.

     
    Warsaw, Poland

    Opening of sales office in Poland.

  • 2001

     
    Spånga, Sweden and Singapore

    Opening of sales office in Sweden and Singapore.

  • 2006

     
    New owners

    Cerberus, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse acquire Wittur Group

  • 2009

     
    Krupina, Slovakia

    Start of production activities in Slovakia.

  • 2010

     
    Tamil Nadu, India

    Start of production activities in India.

     
    Triton and Capvis acquire Wittur Group

    Triton and Capvis acquire ownership of Wittur Group from Cerberus, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse

  • 2011

     
    Colorno, Italy

    ISO 14001 certification.

  • 2012

     
    China

    Wittur China plant expansion.

  • 2015

     
    Londrina, Brazil

    Start of production activities in Brazil.

     
    Funds managed by Bain Capital acquire Wittur Group

    Funds managed by Bain Capital acquire Wittur Group from Triton/Capvis

  • 2016

     
    Acquisition of Sematic plants

    in Italy, Mexico, China and Hungary.

     
    Acquisition of Sematic

    sales and service center in Twinsburg (USA).

     
    Wittur acquires Sematic

     

  • 2017

     
    India

    Wittur India plant expansion.

  • 2018

     
    50th anniversary
  • 2019

     
    Funds managed by PSP Investments acquire 32% of Wittur Group

    PSP Investments acquires a 32% stake in a parent company of Wittur International Holding GmbH from a company controlled by Bain Capital Private Equity

  • 2021

     
    ESG matters part of the business strategy
  • 2022

     
    Sustainability

    First Wittur Group Sustainability report published with key targets for 2030

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