LIFTEX International 2016 is the unmissible showcase and focal point for the lift and escalator manufacturing and specification industry brought to you by the influential Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA) in consultation with an international network of authoritative trade and advisory bodies.  Register for the event or book your stand today.

LIFTEX International 2016 brings you all that is new and significant in this diverse market.  Held every three years, it has become the key international destination for manufacturers, suppliers, installers and specifiers of lift and elevator products and services.  LIFTEX International 2016 brings together all the best innovations and latest developments in the industry under one roof.  Showcasing hundreds of products and services by an international cast of over 80 exhibitors.

A dynamic schedule of FREE seminars is set to challenge and inform, with specialised topic streams and an impressive line-up of expert speakers allowing you the knowledge you need to optimise current infrastructure and plan for future requirements. Where strategic issues, heated debates and valuable insights surrounding today’s major issues will be taking place.

Disabled access lifts, control and drive systems, goods and service lifts, and solutions for modernisation are just some of the products to be presented by more than 20 new exhibitors at the forthcoming LIFTEX 2016 event.

LIFTEX is the UK’s leading event for the lift, escalator and access industry, and takes place from the 25 – 26th May 2016 at London’s ExCeL. Held once every three years, LIFTEX 2016 enables owners, facilities managers, specifiers, consultants, contractors and users to find out what’s new, keep up to date with the latest changes, network and learn from market leaders on a wide range of industry issues.

Among the new exhibitors on the show floor are Axess 4 ALL, Hydrax Ltd, Hydroware, Universal Lifting Hire Services Ltd and Wessex Lifts Co Ltd. They join returning exhibitors such as Global Lift Equipment Ltd, Jackson Lift Services Ltd, International Lift Equipment, Terry Lifts and Thames Valley Controls Ltd, in an 80-strong exhibitor line up.

Product highlights include:

  • Apex Lifts is inviting visitors to the stand to enjoy fresh coffee whilst learning about its innovations in lift portfolio management. Its aim is to deliver added value services tailored specifically to customer needs, ensuring real-time, live and accurate updates in lift and escalator servicing, maintenance and repairs.
  • On the Global Lift Equipment stand will be EN81-20 compliant products, including its flagship door system ROBUSTA – currently used in local authority extreme hostile environments.
  • Hydroware will be demonstrating its Life Cycle Assessment for lifts products which provides the input for making a selection criteria for lifts.
  • Terry Lifts will be demonstrating its Melody 3 Platform Lift which provides a safe and easy way to gain access to a domestic property or a public building where stairs would otherwise prevent independent wheelchair access. Also on show will be the Terry Portable Wheelchair Lift – a unique product as Terry Lifts is the only UK-based manufacturer currently offering this type of a platform lift.

Nick Mellor, Technical Director of show organisers LEIA, said “A quarter of exhibitors will be attending LIFTEX 2016 for the first time, and we are delighted to welcome so many new faces to the show. LIFTEX has been three years in the making and with the new Lift Directive coming into force in April 2016, there has never been a better time for the industry to come together and showcase its innovative products and solutions.”

A comprehensive seminar programme will accompany the exhibition, addressing key topics such as maintenance, safety, regulations and energy saving innovations. Sessions will be chaired by leading industry figures, as well as the editors of key industry magazines.