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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Global Elevators and Escalators Market to Reach 647 Thousand Units by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

San Jose, CA (Vocus) September 29, 2010 GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Elevators and Escalators market. Despite the current erosion in volume sales, primarily due to the slump in construction activity amid the recessionary climate in the world economy, the global market for Elevators and Escalators is expected to recover [...]

Hitachi to launch elevator and escalator regional HQ in Singapore

Hitachi, Ltd. announced that Hitachi Elevator Engineering (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (HEES), a company that manufactures, sells and provides services for elevators and escalators in Republic of Singapore (Singapore), will be renamed Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte. Ltd. (HEA) and begin operations as a regional HQ for the Hitachi Group's elevator and escalator business in Southeast Asia, [...]

Better Than Vacuum Elevators: The Balloon Elevator

Philip Proefrock at Inhabitat discovers vacuum elevators, a slow but energy-efficient way of building an elevator that will rise one atmosphere, or about 33 feet. He notes that they have no nasty hydraulic fluids like conventional elevators, (although many residential elevators are chain drive and don't have hydraulics either). Nonetheless, it reminded my of a [...]

The glass elevator for Dunyas Red Square by Lift Emotion

At the beginning of 2010 Lift Emotion received a request to deliver a glass elevator for Dunya’s 72 metre superyacht Red Square. In January 2010 the team of Lift Emotion met with the project manager of Dunya Yachts to discuss the technical specifications and limitations of the special square glass elevator. Alberto Pinto, the interior [...]

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