Langer & Laumann

Langer & Laumann is a supplier of electric door drives for the lift and mechanical engineering industry.

Business Model

Langer & Laumann provides solutions mainly for door drives in lift systems and safety door drives for machine tools. In particular, the company offers a comprehensive product portfolio in the field of lift door drives, which makes it possible to repair and modernise almost all elevator models worldwide in a fast and easy way.

Investment rationale of Odewald KMU

Langer & Laumann has positioned itself excellently in the market with high-profile customers in recent years with its own developed conversion package for lift door drives and other innovative linear drives for further application areas. In addition to these high-quality products, key success factors include excellent technical support and the company’s fast, reliable delivery capability. Odewald KMU is planning to continue the successful growth path of the past years as part of a succession plan, particularly by establishing professional sales structures. It is planned to expand the sales locations for the elevator sector throughout Europe and further penetrate the mechanical engineering sector.

“We are already benefiting from our investor’s network in the form of our advisory board. Odewald KMU has attracted distinguished personalities for us who actively contribute with their experience and have therefore long since assumed the role of indispensable sparring partners.”

Martin Platt (center)

Managing Director

Langer & Laumann

“The linear door drive from Langer & Laumann is a typical example of German engineering – precise, reliable and appreciated worldwide. With its high delivery capacity and fast shipment, Langer & Laumann ensures that elevators do not stand still for long. We support the management and technicians of Langer & Laumann, so that more customers in Europe and around the world will benefit from this in the future.”

Oliver Schönknecht


Odewald KMU

News about the investment

Odewald KMU has successfully sold its majority stake in Langer & Laumann Group to Norvestor 16.06.2023 | News See news
Odewald KMU II invests in Langer & Laumann Engineering GmbH 19.01.2018 | News See news