Mitsubishi Electric to Launch NEXIEZ-LITE Elevators in India

Mitsubishi has announced that they are lunching for NEXIEZ-LITE for Indian-market, a new lineup in the company's NEXIEZ global series of elevators, for low-...

Elevator transports Ford Mustang to the top of the Empire State...

When 50 years ago the idea of disassembling a Ford Mustang on pieces and taking it on the top of the Empire State Building...

Space Elevator Closer to Liftoff With Nano Carbon Cable

Professor Matteo Pasquali recently unspooled one of the longest carbon nano tube fibers from his lab in Rice University. One of the many possible...

World Elevator and Escalator Expo 2014 Guangzhou China

Hosted by China Elevator Association and China International Center for Economic And Technical Exchanges, organized by Langfang Conference & Exhibition Co., Ltd. The 10th...

ThyssenKrupp endura MRL

The endura MRL combines the no nonsense functionality of hydraulics and a truly machine room-less design- perfect for low-rise buildings. It allows for the...

ThyssenKrupp to build $55.5mn German test tower

Elevator giants ThyssenKrupp are to build a landmark 244m elevator test tower in Rottweil, Germany. And it is hoped the 40mn Euro ($55.5mn) development will...

Virtual Elevator Window System

The modern city skyline is built on skyscrapers, but skyscrapers would not exist without elevators. Enter LiftEye, the world’s first and most realistic virtual elevator...

Latest from Leroy-Somer

At the Interlift elevator show in Germany, Control Techniques and Leroy-Somer – sister companies in Emerson Industrial Automation – have previewed new ranges of variable...

Why aren’t we building a space elevator?

Launching an object into space, even a small object, is incredibly expensive. The rocket fuel needed to get a space shuttle into orbit reflects...

Safety of Home Elevators Under Investigation

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has launched an investigation of residential elevators and lifts, which the agency estimates were involved in 1,600 injuries...

Spanish Builders Forgot to Scale Up Elevators

The Intempo skyscraper in Benidorm, Spain — standing proud in this image — was designed to be a striking symbol of hope and prosperity,...

China’s growing market

In the past decade, thanks to China's economic development and increased demand for construction projects, the elevator market in the country has grown rapidly. Last...

Elevator with lickable wallpaper

In these economic times, cake shops can't afford to give out free samples of their baked goods. Absolutely not! The next best thing is...

Elevator Etiquette

As soon as I bring up elevator etiquette during a business etiquette seminar, I can be sure it will elicit some comments and opinions....

China drafts law on the elevator safety

China's legislature on Wednesday reviewed a draft law on the safety of special equipment including elevators, boilers, cranes and large recreation facilities. The draft was...

Kone’s ultrarope means taller skyscrapers

If you get vertigo riding in the glass elevators at your local fancy hotel, you might want to stop reading now. Hotels and skyscrapers...

Otis wins largest single contract

Otis wins largest single contract in Indian elevator industry's history. The elevator and escalator company will provide 670 units to the Hyderabad Metro Rail...

27 Schindler 400AE in Bexar County, TX

Schindler Elevator Corporation has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract with University Health Systems to supply and install 27 energy-efficient, machine room-less Schindler 400AE...

LIFTEX International 2013

LIFTEX International is the triennial Exhibition and Conference run to serve the global industry by the UK’s leading lift trade association - the Lift and...

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Hitachi Launches New TX Series Escalator for India

Hitachi announced the launch of the new TX Series escalator for India, Asia and the Middle East. The escalator has already been released in...