Escalator

New Development in Escalator Safety: Up to 95% Reduction in Falls and Other Accidents Possible Through Nudge Theory

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 1:38pm

These accidents, no longer just limited to children and elderly, present a huge liability to venues and escalator operators.

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  • These accidents, no longer just limited to children and elderly, present a huge liability to venues and escalator operators.
  • Safety regulators must consider that scientific proof of beautiful graphics working for greater good and saving lives is a game-changer."
  • Unlike elevator accidents where the common cause is mechanical failure, up to 95% of escalator accidents and fatalities are the result of passenger behavior.
  • The article identifies several Nudge Theory principles based on scientific evidence that can be easily implemented for immediate reduction in escalator passenger accidents.

KONE Strengthens Its Partnership With Orange Business Services and Migrates Its Contact Center Infrastructure to the Cloud

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

KONE , a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has strengthened its partnership with Orange Business Services by moving its global contact center solution to the cloud.

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  • KONE , a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has strengthened its partnership with Orange Business Services by moving its global contact center solution to the cloud.
  • By moving the contact center infrastructure to the cloud, KONE will be able to benefit from scalability, flexible omnichannel capabilities, intelligent call routing and built-in security.
  • Orange Business Services is playing an important role in helping us with our digital transformation by migrating our contact center solution to the cloud.
  • Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trademarks of Orange or Orange Brand Services Limited.

PureRide™ Vertical Transportation Solutions Maximize Passenger Comfort Levels

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Elevator and Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., headquartered in Cypress, California, unveils PureRide Vertical Transportation Solutions.

Key Points: 
  • The Elevator and Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., headquartered in Cypress, California, unveils PureRide Vertical Transportation Solutions.
  • But even in the most uncertain times, vertical transportation remains essential for multi-story buildings and Mitsubishi Electric has developed PureRide to help people feel more comfortable with elevators.
  • Included in PureRide Vertical Transportation Solutions is the PureRide Touchless Control System, a simple, no-touch display that allows users to call an elevator from the lobby and designate a destination floor in the car by simply placing their hand or finger over a sensor.
  • As customers needs change and evolve, Mitsubishi Electric continuously strives to find more innovative and effective solutions to meet those needs, which now include PureRide Vertical Transportation Solutions.

ATAL Sets Up First Company in UK, Further Expands its Footprint across the World

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:34am

Anlev's manufacturing plant in Nanjing is expected to produce 3,500 sets of lifts and escalators annually upon the completion of its expansion in 2022.

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  • Anlev's manufacturing plant in Nanjing is expected to produce 3,500 sets of lifts and escalators annually upon the completion of its expansion in 2022.
  • Dr. Otto Poon Lok-to, Chairman of ATAL Engineering Group, said, "When we established the lifts and escalators business back in 1991, we envisaged a company with 'A New Lift and Escalator Vision' and named it Anlev.
  • With the newly established UK office, we are well positioned to further our global expansion in this business."
  • ATAL's parent company, Analogue Holdings Limited, is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (Stock Code: 1977).

Saudi Arabia Elevator & Escalator Market, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities Report 2021-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 12:14pm

The "Saudi Arabia Elevator & Escalator Market by Type (Elevator, Escalator and Moving Walkways), by Service (Maintenance & Repair, New Installation and Modernization), by Elevator Technology, by End-User, by Elevator Door Type, by Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Saudi Arabia Elevator & Escalator Market by Type (Elevator, Escalator and Moving Walkways), by Service (Maintenance & Repair, New Installation and Modernization), by Elevator Technology, by End-User, by Elevator Door Type, by Region, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Booming construction sector, increasing number of high-rise building projects and rapid infrastructure development are the key factors driving the Saudi Arabian Elevator & Escalator Market.
  • The Saudi Arabian Elevator & Escalator Market is segmented based on type, service, elevator technology, end-user, elevator door type, and region.
  • Major players operating in the Saudi Arabian Elevator & Escalator Market include Otis Elevator Company Saudi Arabia Limited, Schindler Olayan Elevators Co. Ltd, ThyssenKrupp Elevator Saudi Limited, Mitsubishi Electric Saudi Ltd., Gulf Elevator & Escalator Company Ltd., Khaled Juffali Elevator & Escalator Co., KONE Saudi Arabia, Orona Elevator Co. KSA, Fujitec Saudi Arabia Co., Ltd., Hyundai Elevator Saudi Arabia, among others.

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Opens New Office In San Francisco

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Elevator and Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. , headquartered in Cypress, California is pleased to announce its expansion in Northern California, opening a second office in the region in downtown San Francisco.

Key Points: 
  • The Elevator and Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. , headquartered in Cypress, California is pleased to announce its expansion in Northern California, opening a second office in the region in downtown San Francisco.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210126005381/en/
    The Elevator and Escalator Division of Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. has opened a new office in downtown San Francisco to better serve the Bay Area.
  • When looking to expand on the west coast, the Bay Area was a natural fit for Mitsubishi Electric US.
  • Opening an office in downtown San Francisco felt like a natural progression for our division, said Erik Moeller, western region manager, Mitsubishi Electric US Elevator and Escalator Division.

Schindler Launches ElevateMe Mobile App, Touchless Elevator Operation Made Simple via Smartphone

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 1:30pm

Schindler ElevateMe App is an innovative mobile app that allows passengers to call an elevator and select the destination floor via smartphone, without having to touch any buttons outside or inside the elevator car.

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  • Schindler ElevateMe App is an innovative mobile app that allows passengers to call an elevator and select the destination floor via smartphone, without having to touch any buttons outside or inside the elevator car.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    With the new ElevateMe app, Schindler offers an end-to-end solution that provides a high level of security, while being easy to activate.
  • The new Schindler ElevateMe app transforms the user-elevator interaction, said Kristin Prudhomme, vice president, New Installations at Schindler.
  • Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operation of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group, a leading global mobility provider of elevators, escalators and related services.

Otis Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings Advisory

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 11:30am

FARMINGTON, Conn., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Otis Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: OTIS) will host a conference call on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. EST.

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  • FARMINGTON, Conn., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Otis Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: OTIS) will host a conference call on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. EST.
  • Otis President & CEO Judy Marks and Executive Vice President & CFO Rahul Ghai will discuss the company's full year and fourth quarter results and the outlook for 2021.
  • To join by phone, dial +1-877-735-3703 and an operator will place you on hold until the conference begins.
  • Otis is the world's leading elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service company.

Clearwin UAE Sets a New Hygiene Standard for Escalator Handrails

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 6:00am

Experts have highlighted how quickly bacteria can spread on hard surfaces, making escalator handrails one of the germiest surfaces to touch.

Key Points: 
  • Experts have highlighted how quickly bacteria can spread on hard surfaces, making escalator handrails one of the germiest surfaces to touch.
  • The UV-C germicidal lamp sanitizes continuously while the escalator handrail is moving and prevents sources of infection from spreading.
  • According to Colin Steven, Managing Director, Clearwin UAE: "COVID-19 has sent shockwaves through multiple industries, especially retail and leisure.
  • ClearwinUAE is the sole and exclusive representative and distributor for the Clearwin escalator handrail sterilizer system in the UAE.

Clearwin UAE Sets a New Hygiene Standard for Escalator Handrails

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 6:00am

Experts have highlighted how quickly bacteria can spread on hard surfaces, making escalator handrails one of the germiest surfaces to touch.

Key Points: 
  • Experts have highlighted how quickly bacteria can spread on hard surfaces, making escalator handrails one of the germiest surfaces to touch.
  • The UV-C germicidal lamp sanitizes continuously while the escalator handrail is moving and prevents sources of infection from spreading.
  • According to Colin Steven, Managing Director, Clearwin UAE: "COVID-19 has sent shockwaves through multiple industries, especially retail and leisure.
  • ClearwinUAE is the sole and exclusive representative and distributor for the Clearwin escalator handrail sterilizer system in the UAE.