About Us

about us

In over 40 years of trading we have gained an enviable reputation within the UK lift industry as suppliers of high quality, well engineered and technically well supported equipment. The company was formed in 1972 under the name of Liftmaterial, based in Braintree Essex, located 15 miles east of Stansted Airport.

In 2001 following a change of ownership we became Sassi Lift Systems Ltd and moved to a new purpose built office and warehouse unit in Braintree comprising an area of 9000ft2, where we hold in excess of £500K of stock and spares for immediate dispatch nationwide.

Manufacturers Represented

Sassi Lift systems offer an eclectic range of high quality products from many of the leading manufacturers in Europe, these include Alberto Sassi, Alberto Sassi Spain, SMS, Siemens, Oleo, Elastogran, Hengstler to name but a few.


We are able to supply any lift component that is necessary for your new or refurbishment project. Our range of components include, Geared, oil buffers, emergency rescue devices, donor door drives, motors, overspeed governors, diverter pulleys, safety gears, car shoes, steelwork, guide rail, We also carry a comprehensive stock of spare parts to support these products.

Client Base

We serve a broad base of end users through the many lift companies we supply; these include commercial organisations, housing groups, national government and local authorities.


We are specialists in the supply of equipment to the lift industry for both modernisation and new lift projects, we offer advice and technical support to our contractor clients and consultants alike from the initial project survey through to final completion and beyond.

After Sales Service

Sassi Lift Systems offer an after sales support service which is second to none, our factory trained engineers will give telephone support or where necessary full on site support to our products.

Commitment to Quality

Where applicable all products we supply comply with BS EN 81-1:1998 / BS EN 81-2:1998 and the Lift Directive 95/16/EC. Sassi Lift Systems believe that quality is paramount; this philosophy is embraced and proven by all of our staff in maintaining our BSi accreditation to BS EN ISO 9001.2000. We are full members of the Lift And Escalator Industry Association (LEIA).