National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII)

✦Promotes safety in new and existing building transportation

✦Promotes laws and regulations that permit the introduction of safe, innovative technology

✦Endorses adoption of current model codes by government agencies

✦Advocates responsible laws and regulations at all levels of government.

What is neii

NEII stands for "National Elevator Industry, Inc." We are the premiere Elevator & Escalator association.  NEII's membership is comprised of the largest international companies that manufacture, install, and/or maintain elevators, escalators, and other related transportation products. We provide advocacy, code databases, industry research, and staff expertise.

Contact NEII

  • National Elevator Industry, Inc.
  • 5537 SW Urish Road, Topeka,  KS 66610
  • Telephone: 703-589-9985

Media Relations:

  • 111 West 33rd  Street
    22nd Floor New York, NY 10001
  • Josh Laster
  • Tel: (212) 697-2600
    Fax: (212) 697-2646

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Occupant Evacuation Operations were invented in the aftermath of 9/11. The technology enables passengers to walk to the floor lobby, catch the designated elevator to a safer floor and from there make an efficient exit. Read more: #NationalPreparednessMonth

Safety on our worksites is critically important in the elevator industry, and being prepared for anything starts with PPE that fits every employee well regardless of size or gender. Show your company's support by retweeting this post. #NationalPreparednessMonth #SafetyForAll

We're re-formatting our podcast, Build. Lead. Succeed., and we want you to be part of it! If you are interested in hosting, finding guests and researching topics, or writing scripts, join our podcast committee!

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This #NationalPreparednessMonth, we acknowledge that safety codes have evolved to address how #elevators function in disasters. Requirements now address Occupant Evacuation Operation, flood detection technologies & back-up power systems. Read more:

This week, Amy, Kevin & Billy had the opportunity to attend the NAEC Fall Convention. Amy and Kevin both served on panels: Amy on the OSHA Alliance and Kevin on the Field Employees' Safety Manual. They had a chance to see many of our members & already can't wait until next year.

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Our world-wide affect

We are global


Our members are some of the largest companies in the world that manufacture/install/maintain elevators & escalators.

85% of hours worked

We represent 85 percent of the total hours worked within the industry.

25,000+ U.S. JOBS

NEII members employ more than 25,000 people in the U.S. and indirectly support hundreds of thousands of American jobs in affiliate industries.