Liftinstituut: leading with lift knowledge

Liftinstituut is one of Europe’s leading certification organizations for lifts, escalator systems, sub-systems and components. We have specialized in this field for over 80 years and have more than 15 years’ experience in performance-based safety. What’s more, we have a long track record certifying projects for major companies like Kone, ThyssenKrupp, Schindler, Mitsubishi and Otis.


As a Notified Body (NoBo), we certify lifts and safety components according to EU safety codes and standards for lifts and related equipment. As an Accredited Elevator/Escalator Certification Organization (AECO), we certify elevators, escalators and components for the North American market according to code ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7. We also regularly perform lift inspections all over the world.


Based in the Netherlands, Liftinstituut shares its knowledge of installations for vertical transport of people and goods throughout the world. Installations like elevators, escalators and window cleaning equipment. We are objective, independent and very professional.


Independent and separated from Liftinstituut BV, the Business Unit Liftinstituut Solutions is ready to help you if you need advice or training according to lifts, esqualators ore other hoisting equipment. Read more >


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ANSI accredits Liftinstituut

Liftinstituut is a very experienced certification body focused on elevators and escalators. The company is big in certifications according to performance based safety in Europe and Middle East. To expend their market opportunities Liftinstituut has been looking for accreditation possibilities in North America. In March 2009 Liftinstituut was accredited for their performance based safety for elevators and escalators under the Accredited Elevator/Escalator Certification Organizations (AECO) Program by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to evaluate and certify elevators and escalator systems, subsystems, components and functions against the guidelines of AME A17.7/CSA B44.7.