Ever since 1963

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Johnson Lifts Pvt. Ltd. is the India’s largest and leading Lifts/Elevators and Escalator Manufacturing Company providing Lifts right from small homes, residential buildings to large elevators for commercial buildings and public utility with major market share in the Vertical Transportation Industry. Established in 1963 and headquartered at Chennai with manufacturing facilities of 1 Escalator and 2 lift factories at Chennai and 1 Lift factory at Nagpur with annual production capacity of over 16,000+ lifts and 1200+ escalators, having operations spread across PAN India through 80+ branches, 184 service centers and 10 overseas locations with a strength of over 8000+ employees. Johnson Lifts exhibits excellence in manufacturing in terms of Infrastructure, Production Capacity, R&D Capability, Quality & Reliability of Products, Timely Delivery-Installation, Expert Project Management, Service network and Modernization. Johnson Lifts has an installation base of over 1,45,000+ units across various segments of Hotels, Hospitals, Airports, Metro, Railways, Malls, Government Projects, Commercial and Residential Buildings thereby maintaining an annual turnover of 2500+ crore.

About Our Success
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To delight customers in the vertical transportation industry by ensuring a blissful experience throughout their association with the company.

Our Vision

To be socially responsible leading manufacturer of vertical transportation products in Indian market fulfilling prosperity of employees, vendors & associates.

Our Mission

To excel in fulfilling commitment to clients, by providing latest technology quality product with reliability, timely installation and prompt service & maintenance.

Our Values

A story best told in numbers

Our Growth Since Inception

  • 1963

    Company was founded by MR. KJ John

  • 1966

    Our first lift was installed at Hotel New Woodlands, Chennai

  • 1994

    Johnson races to the top in Sales in South India

  • 1997

    First hi-tech factory in Chennai

  • 2003

    World-class lifts factory in Nagpur

  • 2009

    IMC Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Awards

  • 2017

    World-class Lifts Factory in Sengadu, Chennai

  • 2019

    Won Chennai Metro Rail Project – 315 escalators & 130 Machine Roomless lifts

Why Us?

R & D &
Testing Towers

We ensure Highest Quality Standards

Part of Major Government

Timely Delivery &

We Led by stalwarts having decades of experience. We have one of the tallest lift test Tower in India (155ft).

Our complete manufacturing is followed as per IS:14665 and we are an ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001 certified company.

We have an unrivalled presence in 14+ Metro Rail projects, 32+ Airports and 395+ Railway Stations.

Production Capacity and our manpower leads us to fastest turnaround time for installations anywhere in India.

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14 Modern Lifts and 2 Escalator Models

Our Product Technology

We are a Global-Standards manufacturer of High Speed, Green-Energy Efficient, Technology Compatible Lifts and Escalators having presence in every segment of Infrastructure Industry.



Geared and Gearless traction motors suitable to the option of a Machine Room or Machine Room Less facility.

Motors & Drives

Motors & Drives

Permanent Magnetic Synchronous Motors, VVVF Drives, Infrared Screens, Belt Driven Door Drives, VVVF door drives, ARDs, Regenerative Drives, RMS/BMS Compatibility.



Durable, Energy Efficient, Compact, Green Systems & Fire-Resistant Steel/Glass Doors.



Stainless Steel and Pre-coated Car Cabins with various design patterns and colors.