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Modernized Traction Elevator systems restore reliability, increase tenant satisfaction/retention and saves you money.

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Why Modernize your Elevator or Escalator?

Some or all of your elevator or escalator equipment may be at the end of it’s useful life, resulting in increased tenant complaints and dissatisfaction. Modernized systems are quieter, cooler, with more consistent operation, and can save money. Our microprocessor-based products communicate more efficiently through digital design technology which require fewer wires. In some cases, not all components need to be replaced, which can help you from unnecessary capital expenditure.

Hydraulic Elevator Modernization includes

  • Controller
  • Hydraulic Elevator Power Unit: Submersible or Dry
  • Door Operator
  • Car Operating Panel
  • Standard or custom Elevator Fixtures

Traction Elevator Modernization Solutions

Traction elevator modernizations can make a huge difference to the flow and operation of a building. By combining energy saving technology with the newest developments in product design and efficiency, modernized traction elevator systems restore reliability, increase tenant satisfaction/retention and saves you money.

We have an extensive line of modernization products designed to meet the demands of all types of building environments. Our experts have over 50 years of experience successfully managing modernization projects for several major companies, consultants, and owners throughout the Houston, Texas area. Contact us today to experience the Vertical Transportation Services difference.

Non-Proprietary Controllers

AC Variable Voltage Variable Frequency Drives

Digital Leveling Accuracy

Serial Communication

Door Operators

ADA Compliant Fixture Modifications

Cab Interior and Aesthetic Upgrades

& More

Geared to Gearless Modernization

Gearless machine ride quality is much smoother and quieter than their Geared counterparts. Tenants immediately sense a greater level of security and comfort riding these newer elevator systems.

New AC gearless machines interface with AC VVVF drive technology in the elevator control systems. This advancement in technology reduces energy consumption up to 50 percent from older systems and keep tenants happier and retained!

Let us survey your Traction system to see if you could benefit from this upgrade today!

Free Equipment Survey

Let us survey your traction system to see how we can modernize with the best value-engineered solutions for your building and budget. Give us a call at (281) 967-6103 to schedule.

Elevator Components

Vertical Transportation Services has Hydraulic Elevator products to fit your building needs with unmatched quality.

Dry Power Unit

Hydraulic Controller

Door Operator

Touch Screen Car Operating Panel

Car Operating Panel


Hall Fixtures


Mini Gearless

Traction Controller

Large Gearless

Escalator Modernization Solutions

Escalators often get overlooked when it comes to Modernization.  Owners and Managers just know that their units are vital to their operation and when they aren’t functioning, traffic flow throughout their facility comes to a halt.

Fortunately, there are solutions that allow owners and managers a way to upgrade and modernize their escalator systems without complete replacement.  Whether upgrading the escalators for safety and code compliance or modernizing their units to restore reliability and functionality, there are several escalator modernization packages available and major component replacement.

Our specialists are well versed in all brands of escalator systems and have managed some of the busiest buildings in Houston.

Free Equipment Survey

We’ll help you understand your escalator system mechanics and provide the most effective way to upgrade your system. Call (281) 967-6103 to schedule.

Emergency Service

We offer 24-hour on-call emergency services to keep your business or building running when you need it.

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2414 Grey Kirby Drive
League City, TX 77573

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