ThyssenKrupp Elevator is one of the largest elevator companies in the world. With sales of nearly $3.8 billion and more than 34,000 employees at more than 800 locations, the company is active throughout the world. ThyssenKrupp Elevator is a branch of ThyssenKrupp Budd Company. ThyssenKrupp Budd Company is a United States subsidiary of European ThyssenKrupp Automotive AG of Germany. The company s primary market is automotive and it is one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world. The company designs and manufactures products using a variety of materials, including several grades of steel, sheet molded composites, aluminum, graphite and ductile and gray iron. ThyssenKrupp Elevator s product line includes elevators and chair lifts, escalators and moving walks to provide safe transport of people and goods in public and private areas. Passenger boarding bridges supplement product ranges and help to provide passenger comfort on the way from the gate to the airplane. ThyssenKrupp Elevator has a branch located in Whittier, Calif.