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2014-02-25 23:21:34

The new state-of-the-art facility will focus on the fabrication of components visible to customers, such as doors, entrances, jambs and cab interiors; This is the first elevator manufacturing facility in North America to achieve LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council; the plant is strategically located to achieve some of the shortest customer delivery lead times in the industry. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Schindler Opens North America’s First...

2014-02-24 12:28:43

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While rise and descent times are important numbers to consider when selecting a vehicle lift, other features that speed up the setup process can have an equally significant impact on boosting shop productivity. Mach((TM)) series mobile column lifts from Rotary Lift not only raise vehicles faster than comparable mobile column lifts, but they are also built to maximize operator efficiency and reduce downtime....

2014-02-21 12:25:30

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotary Lift is teaming up with fellow Indiana-based manufacturer Indiana Phoenix, Inc. at the upcoming CONEXPO-CON/AGG to demonstrate the benefits its Mach((TM)) series mobile column lifts offer to construction fleet managers. Rotary Lift will share a 1,600-square-foot booth (#62151 in the South Hall) with concrete mixer manufacturer Indiana Phoenix at the event, which runs March 4-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (Photo:...

2014-02-20 08:33:31

LONDON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: World Elevators Market World demand to rise nearly 6% annually through 2017Global demand for elevator equipment (including elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and associated parts) and services was $86 billion in 2012. Demand is projected to grow almost six percent annually through 2017, a deceleration from the pace of the 2007-2012 period, when gains were fueled by explosive...

2014-02-15 23:00:42

Transparency Market Research Report added "Smart Elevator Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/smart-elevator-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 Smart elevator systems include modern digital controls systems such as access controls which include card based systems, biometric systems, touch screens & keypads and automation...

2014-02-15 23:00:37

Stan Howard of Howard Distribution Inc. in Valley Center Kansas knows firsthand what a major difference having a wheelchair lift system in the home makes for people with physical disabilities. An independent dealer, his most memorable recent installation was a Butler Mobility incline platform wheelchair lift for a wheelchair-bound veteran who was stuck on one floor of his home. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) February 15, 2014 “We’re doing a lot of work with veterans,” Howard said....

2014-02-14 12:27:03

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATIS Elevator Inspections ("ATIS Elevator"), a subsidiary of American Testing & Inspection Services ("ATIS"), is pleased to announce J.A. Marchack has joined the firm as President and CEO. ATIS currently performs safety inspections and test witnessing for elevators, escalators, and other conveyances. Since its 2013 launch, ATIS has grown to over thirty employees and is performing inspections in sixteen states. With plans to more than...

2014-02-12 08:26:24

LISLE, Ill., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a leading provider of elevator and escalator equipment and services, recently won top honors in Elevator World magazine's annual "Project of the Year" contest for its modernization of 16 escalators and 2 moving walkways at the world's busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA). This year, KONE was recognized for the first time in the "Moving Walks" category, representing its eighth "Project of the Year"...

2014-02-10 16:21:19

CORTLAND, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has certified the 100(th) lift inspector through the ALI Lift Inspector Certification Program, making it easier than ever for lift owners to find qualified individuals to perform mandated annual lift inspections. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/CL62121 ) Nicholas Lewandowski of Allied, Inc. in Ann Arbor, Mich., is the 100(th) lift inspector to complete the program. More than 650...

2014-02-07 23:22:21

Nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics comments on an article discussing a Brazil-based gym’s creative elevator wrap. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 JMR Graphics, a nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer, responds to an article published by PSFK that discusses an innovative elevator wrap featured in a Brazil-based gym chain. In an article published by PSFK on January 9th titled “Gym’s Elevator Doors Double as Innovative Ad Space,” a creative advertisement...


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