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About ILE

International Lift Equipment was established in 1976. Since then, the business has expanded into a market-leading provider of best-in-class lift solutions. Headquartered in Leicester and with offices in Keighley and London, ILE provides tailored design, manufacturing, and engineering solutions for customers across the UK.

ILE at a glance

British manufacturing

Tailored engineering

Dependable tech support

Sustainability commitment

Quality is key

Good manufacturing quality is crucial for reliable products as well as happy customers. Whether we manufacture a product in-house or source it from a supply partner, our attention remains on the little things that make the biggest difference. By sticking to standards and working on continuous improvement, we have been a trusted British partner for lift equipment for five decades.
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International excellence, local resources

ILE is the exclusive distributor of original GAL products in the UK, and holds strong distribution partnerships with several other world-leading manufacturers of lift equipment. These close supplier relationships coupled with a broad range of engineering skills allow us to offer tried and trusted lift solutions that will stand the test of time.


We take great pride in the products we manufacture and supply, and our team is standing by to support any application with high-quality, long-lasting, market-leading lift equipment.

Meet some of the team

Nancy Lycett - Managing Director

Nancy Lycett

Managing Director
Jamie Colquhoun - Technical Director

Jamie Colquhoun

Technical Director
Matthew Miller - R&D Manager

Matthew Miller

R&D Manager
Phil McDonnell - Technical & Commercial Manager

Phil McDonnell

Technical & Commercial Manager
David Vickery - Operations Director

David Vickery

Operations Director
Nilesh Desai - Electrical Production Manager

Nilesh Desai

Electrical Production Manager

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