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2014-04-25 16:24:55

ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATIS Elevator Inspections, a subsidiary of American Testing & Inspection Services, is pleased to announce it has acquired Palmetto Safety Inspections, LLC. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/78904 Founded in 2011 by Jerry Butler, former Chief Elevator Inspector for South Carolina, Palmetto Safety Inspections provides inspection services for elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts and other means of mechanized...

2014-04-24 12:23:19

MADISON, Ind., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WasteExpo 2014 attendees will find Rotary Lift in a new location with its own booth (#341) featuring a Mach((TM)) series mobile column lift on the trade show floor. The WasteExpo trade show is open April 29 through May 1 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140424/78063 Rotary Lift Mach series mobile column lifts are available with capacities of 13,000 lbs. or 18,000 lbs. per...

2014-04-23 08:26:30

Company to modernize Hunter College Main Campus with eco-efficient escalator solution LISLE, Ill., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won a contract to improve people flow and energy efficiency at a City University of New York site. As part of the order, KONE will modernize 18 escalators at Hunter College's main campus, located at 920 Lexington Ave. in Manhattan's Upper East Side. The escalators will be modernized using...

2014-04-22 16:20:47

MADISON, Ind., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When you're in charge of fixed operations for one of the 10 largest dealership groups in the United States, you get pitched a lot of new products. For Dan Johnson, fixed operations director at Larry H. Miller Dealerships of Sandy, Utah, seeing is believing. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77198 ) "We were in the process of a number of construction projects when I had the opportunity at SEMA to watch a demonstration...

2014-04-16 23:00:55

101 Mobility North Georgia will have a booth at Roswell’s monthly street fair throughout the spring and summer. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 WHAT: On the third Thursday of each month 101 Mobility North Georgia will be featuring product demonstrations at Roswell, Georgia’s Alive After 5 street fair. 101 Mobility is a local resource for mobility solutions including stair lifts, wheelchair ramps, auto lifts, patient lifts, wheelchair platform lifts, and rental products....

2014-04-15 12:31:37

FERNDALE, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Elevator Company, in response to increasing consumer demand, has announced the expansion of their residential elevator business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120404/DE81417LOGO Over the past few years, home elevators have become more and more popular and shown to increase a home's value while adding an attractive new feature. As a result, Detroit Elevator Company has reorganized its staff to address the increase in...

2014-04-11 12:20:54

MADISON, Ind., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift's 2014 tour of the country's largest auto events is rolling on, with stops in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, California and Minnesota planned over the next three months. North America's leading enthusiast lift brand will have a booth at each event and representatives will be on-hand to educate visitors about Direct Lift(®) four-post, two-post, midrise, motorcycle and rotisserie lifts. Photo:...

2014-04-10 23:03:14

Butler Mobility’s Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift is now easier to install, use, and service. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 To make installation easier, Butler Mobility has added a modular plug to the control tube wiring assembly in the power unit of all wheelchair lifts. One plug replaces the 8 separate wire nuts and wire connections. No more wasting time matching the different colored wires. Just use the plug and jack already installed and it’s done. No more calling...

2014-04-09 23:28:19

Kencor Elevator Systems is part of the Annual New Jersey School Buildings & Grounds Association Expo Conference. West Chester, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Kencor Elevator Systems, a full-service, independently owned elevator repair company, will be attending the 18th Annual New Jersey School Buildings & Grounds Association Expo Conference starting April 14 through April 15, 2014. The expo will be held at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This year’s...

2014-04-09 16:21:31

Intrusive re-regulation of railways alone will not increase rail volumes of grain, now or in the future WINNIPEG, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI), said today Canada's grain handling and transportation system can only succeed in efficiently moving more grain to market if commercial incentives align the supply chain and if all supply chain participants are held accountable for their performance....


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