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Industry shopping and contract join Manchester and Birmingham development news

Industry shopping and contract join Manchester and Birmingham development news

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2021

Schmersal Introduces “Webshop” The Schmersal Group has unveiled a new “webshop” for customers in the U.K. and Ireland. It links Schmersal’s online catalog to an automated ordering and shipping system, “creating a convenient and secure purchasing tool available to customers around the clock,” according to the Malvern, U.K.-based company. Approximately 6,000 safety and automation products,…

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Acquisition, transitions, events and more in the recovering continent

Acquisition, transitions, events and more in the recovering continent

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2021

Acquisition, transitions, events and more in the recovering continent.

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New Elevator Eases Access to Athens Acropolis

By rc-Admin | February 1, 2021

A new, wheelchair-accessible elevator was put into service at the Athens Acropolis on December 3, 2020, according to the Greek Reporter. With its glass cab, the elevator will allow riders to see nearly unobstructed views of Athens. The bottom landing sits at the ancient promenade on the north slope of the Acropolis, and riders are…

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Journal Reports on Coronavirus/Elevators Study

By rc-Admin | January 1, 2021

The professional journal Indoor Air published a report in September detailing an investigation into how long aerosol droplets of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 persist in hospital elevators and offered specific measures to reduce the risk of transmitting the disease. The investigators, funded by the University of Amsterdam, using a special spray nozzle that could…

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Otis in La Défense, Paris

By rc-Admin | January 1, 2021

Double-Deck Elevators for Alto Tower Otis’ first SkyRise® double-deck elevators in France are part of a vertical-transportation (VT) system serving the new 150-m-tall Alto Tower, a 38-story office tower developed by Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and La Défense Public Development Agency in the La Défense business district (ELEVATOR WORLD, September 2018). Designed by IF Architects,…

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Appointments contracts and project news from Italy to Ireland

Appointments, contracts and project news from Italy to Ireland

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2020

Schindler Names Simeon-Aissaoui to Group Executive Committee Schindler Holding AG has appointed Sabine Simeon-Aissaoui, head of supply chain Europe, to its group executive committee responsible for its escalators supply chain, effective January 1, 2021. She succeeds Egbert Weisshaar, who is retiring after more than 27 years with Schindler. The group executive committee now consists of…

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Henning ELVI 2 Wins Liftinstituut Certification for CAT5 Testing

By rc-Admin | November 1, 2020

Schwelm, Germany-based Henning’s ELVI 2 Elevator Inspection System has received ASME A17.7-2007/CSA B44.7-07 performance certification from Notified Body Liftinstituut as an alternative system for Category 5 (CAT5) testing, according to Kevin Heling of Wurtec, Henning’s distributor for the U.S. and Canada. The certification means that the baseline requirement for an alternative method of CAT5 testing…

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Drive supplier bought; towers planned for Broadgate and Leeds.

By rc-Admin | November 1, 2020

CP Automation Acquires Magnetek Elevator U.K. CP Automation, headquartered in Scunthorpe, has acquired Magnetek Elevator UK from Columbus McKinnon Corp., CP announced in September. CP specializes in supply, repair and field services for industrial electronic AC drives, resistors, DC drives, programmable logic controllers and inverters, while Magnetek supplies AC and DC drives for geared and…

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Paris and Manchester are among busy cities for the industry.

By rc-Admin | October 1, 2020

70-Plus KONE Elevators for Grand Paris Express Metro KONE has been selected by Société du Grand Paris (SGP) to provide more than 70 elevators to Line 15 of the Grand Paris Express metro. The 33-km line will pass through 22 municipalities and serve more than 1 million residents as it makes 300,000 trips per day.…

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Ascen.tec Rescheduled

By rc-Admin | September 1, 2020

Ascen.tec, which held its first edition in 2019, has rescheduled its second iteration for May 28-30, 2021. Again to be held at the Mediterranean Exhibition Center in Paiania, Greece, the international exhibition will be held alongside the “Ascen.tec Forum,” which “aims at boosting every aspect of the elevator industry. . . from the institutional frame,…

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Elevator World | April 2021 Cover

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