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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....

2014-06-03 12:41:24

Escalator modernization solution continues to evolve to meet the challenges of global urbanization LISLE, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, launched "The Second Decade" in the offering of its award-winning KONE EcoMod(TM) escalator modernization solution. Since the release of the inaugural version of the solution in 2003, KONE EcoMod has undergone significant technological advancements and can be found at hundreds of...

2014-06-03 12:23:45

MADISON, Ind., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift introduces new heavy-duty four-post vehicle lifts that are both user friendly and fast. The new HDC series four-post lifts are available with capacities of 50,000 lbs. (P/N HDC50) and 60,000 lbs. (P/N HDC60) for servicing a variety of heavy-duty vehicles including trucks and buses. The battery-powered lifts are easy to operate, economical to maintain and can raise a vehicle faster than any competing four-post lift. Photo -...

2014-06-02 16:20:44

MADISON, Ind., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 members of Rotary Lift's extensive service network have completed the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program over the past nine months, bolstering what is already the industry's go-to resource for professional vehicle lift inspections. Rotary Lift has more ALI Certified Lift Inspectors within its distribution channel than any other manufacturer, making it easy for lift uses across North America to...


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