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2014-07-09 12:26:14

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Glass Elevator Media, a creative content incubator, announced today that it has named Azure Antoinette its Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Antoinette will oversee aspects of online and offline marketing for the Company and Glass Elevator brands including She's So Boss, Viewur, and Real Talk. Antoinette will also participate in creative decisions around the marketing of film and television properties, music and...

2014-07-07 12:20:30

MADISON, Ind., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forward Lift's new 11,000 lb. capacity ML11 scissor lift provides all the versatility and ease-of-use of a traditional four-post vehicle lift with a much narrower footprint. The lift's scissor-style lifting mechanism is located entirely under the runways, giving the ML11 lift an overall width that is two to three feet narrower than comparable four-post models, making it ideal for smaller bays. Photo -...

2014-07-04 12:22:05

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robust growth in residential and commercial real estate sectors coupled with increasing adoption continues to augment demand for elevator in India According to a recently published TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ] report "India Elevators Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019" [http://www.techsciresearch.com/2852 ],the elevatorsmarket in India is forecast to grow at a CAGR of around 12% during...

2014-06-19 08:31:36

LISLE, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE has won two awards in the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014". The awarded products are RL 20 elevator ceiling light and KSP 858 destination operating panel. The Red Dot Design Award dates back to 1954 and is now one of the world's largest and most distinguished design competitions. This year, companies and designers from 53 countries submitted a total of 4,815 applications with the intention of proving their design ability in an...

2014-06-18 00:21:06

FARMINGTON, Conn. and HERGISWIL, Switzerland, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Otis Elevator Company, Schindler Holding AG and their affiliate companies are pleased to announce the settlement of lawsuits related to Otis' patents on elevator belts and belted elevator systems. The agreement resolves the global litigation between the parties, including patent disputes in the United States, Europe and China. Under the agreement, Schindler will provide Otis appropriate consideration for a...

2014-06-17 23:15:36

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman urges workers who perform their jobs in or near elevator shafts to be extra careful following an accident in Sunnyside, Queens in which contractor died when he fell five stories down an elevator shaft. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 A contractor died when he fell five stories down an elevator shaft in Queens. According to NBC News (6.5.14), the 45-year-old man’s harness apparently malfunctioned and he plummeted down the shaft....

2014-06-10 23:02:14

The Schindler 9600 is part of an elite group of 97 budget-friendly products showcased in Buildings Magazine's June 2014 issue. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Schindler Elevator Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of elevators, escalators and moving walks, announces that BUILDINGS magazine has selected its 9600 Escalator Modernization solution as a 2014 Money-Saving Product. The Schindler 9600 is part of an elite group of 97 budget-friendly products showcased in the...

2014-06-10 04:22:52

UDEN, The Netherlands, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dutch Invention Demonstrated to the World at Fire Safety Conference London Residents and workers in skyscrapers and other tall buildings are often trapped in case of a fire, 9/11 has demonstrated. The newly developed Evacuator offers a last resort, allowing them to slowly and safely descend on a steel cable at the outside of the building. Worldwide the device can save thousands of lives, from residents in tall...

2014-06-09 16:20:39

MADISON, Ind., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift and School Transportation News have teamed up to provide school fleet managers and technicians with the latest information about bus lifts, proper lifting techniques, lift maintenance and shop safety. "Lifting Your Vehicles Correctly and Safely," a free webcast hosted at www.stnonline.com/webcasts, will be presented June 24 at 2 p.m. EDT by Doug Spiller, Rotary Lift heavy-duty product manager....

2014-06-03 12:41:36

MADISON, Ind., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift, North America's leading enthusiast lift brand, is helping the innovative MustangMedic restoration show produced in Cathedral City, Calif., boost productivity by providing the shop with its first vehicle lift. After spending three years restoring Ford Mustangs and posting more than 4,000 YouTube videos that document each project, the MustangMedic team can finally get a vehicle in the air where it is easier to work on....


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