Universal Elevator Werks has been servicing Chicagoland for over 50 years. Universal is one of the area's largest independent elevator companies, which allows us to offer strong support for large projects and yet offer personalized service and low rates.

Universal Elevator has approximately 40 IUEC technicians. Being a union technician means that they have over 1000 hours of classroom training and 10,000 hours of field apprentice training before they earn their certification.

Our technicians specialize in elevator maintenance, repair, and modernizations. Our experienced field and office supervision offers a wealth of knowledge on almost any piece of equipment, new or vintage. Our technicians will make proactive suggestions on what will make your equipment safer and perform better.

In addition, our response time on service calls rivals any company in Chicagoland in the event of entrapment or other emergencies. Universal Elevator's sales and office staff also respond to your needs in a timely manor.

Our sales team acts as your single point of contact so they can answer any questions or explain any elevator situation you may have.

Universal Elevator Werks has experienced extraordinary growth in the last few years because of the efficiency of interaction between the technicians, sales, and the office staff. We believe communication is the key to saving you money and time.