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A Mentor and a Friend

By rc-Admin | February 1, 2021

DEI employees “gather” to honor Jim McKinley upon his retirement. by Charley Meeks Employees of Delaware Elevator, Inc. (DEI), headquartered in Salisbury, Maryland, gathered in person and over Zoom recently to celebrate the retirement of Jim McKinley (affectionately known as “Mr. Jim”) after 60 years in the industry. Through the years, McKinley has been a…

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A New Experience

By rc-Admin | January 1, 2021

Forced to move to an online format, the 11th Symposium on Lift & Escalator Technologies proved a success, nonetheless. by Nick Mellor Forced by the pandemic to move online for the first time since its inception, the 11th iteration of the Symposium on Lift & Escalator Technologies, held September 23-25, was a new experience for…

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The Ellies 2020 Awards: The Winning Companies of the Third Annual Competition are Presented

By rc-Admin | December 28, 2020
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United 2020 Virtual Convention & Exposition

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2020

Unique event includes exhibitors, business, education and honors. Alerts about the imminent arrival of Hurricane Sally frantically beeped on ELEVATOR WORLD staffers’ phones as they listened to and watched the United 2020 Virtual Convention & Exposition on September 14-16. Originally scheduled to take place in Houston, the joint convention and expo of the National Association…

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Inaugural CTBUH Owner/Occupier Forum

By rc-Admin | November 1, 2020

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) invites owner/occupiers to discuss pandemic-related changes in their segment around the world. submitted by CTBUH On July 30, representatives of owner/occupiers around the world gathered virtually for an open discussion on the state of global real-estate markets, evolving tenant demands and the effects of COVID-19 on…

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WEE Goes On

By rc-Admin | November 1, 2020

WEE Goes On For the second time in its history, the World Elevator and Escalator (WEE) Expo was held in August, rescheduled from its original May date because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors were met with an untimely late-summer subtropical heatwave, with daytime temperatures reaching 37°C (98.6°F). But, even with the pandemic and the heat,…

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Serious About Safety

By rc-Admin | November 1, 2020

TELME participates in pandemic meeting, honors workers who demonstrate safe workplace practices. Executives with Kawasaki, Japan-based Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corp. (TELC) led by Vice President Takeshi Sasanuma met via videoconference in September with top managers of subsidiary Toshiba Elevator Middle East (TELME) to discuss working efficiently during the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading the TELME…

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University COVID-19 Update

By rc-Admin | September 1, 2020

EU directors and members speak on their situation in July and answer related questions. by Lee Freeland In a July 23 webinar, the Elevator U (EU) Board of Directors, representing five universities in the U.S. and Canada, discussed and updated attendees on what is happening at their academic facilities related to the COVID-19 pandemic and…

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E2 Forum Precursor

By rc-Admin | September 1, 2020

Elevator webinar brings together four heavyweights of the industry with almost 200 spectators. by Undine Stricker-Berghoff An elevator pitch is used to sell an idea to someone during a short ride in an elevator. The online forum series “Building Technology Experts” initiated by Frankfurt Fair and Builtworld is dedicated to the digitization of the building…

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Elevator Technology in the Time of the Coronavirus

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2020

Standards-focused Heilbronn Lift Days has hundreds turn out despite early pandemic effect. by Undine Stricker-Berghoff Due to the first signs of the coronavirus pandemic, only about 200 of the 300 registered participants attended the 37th Heilbronn Lift Days under the heading “Lift Technology — Modernized — Intelligent — Safe” on March 3-4 in the Harmonie…

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Elevator World | April 2021 Cover

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