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Latest Escalator Stories

2014-04-01 08:31:18

LISLE, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply elevator and escalator service and maintenance through the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance. The City and County of Denver, Colorado served as the lead public agency and awarded KONE the contract after carefully evaluating proposals from several other distributors. This is the second contract award for KONE as the elevator service and maintenance...

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...

2014-02-12 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"...

2014-02-06 23:03:08

This enhanced product listing expands reach into architecture and engineering community. Users can now view and download product information, product brochures, and layout data on Schindler’s top products. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Schindler’s elevator and escalator products are now featured on MasterSpec®/SpecAgent®, providing architects, engineers, and other design and specification professionals comprehensive and technically correct specifications and...

2014-02-03 23:22:09

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “Global Escalator & Elevator Market Report 2013 Edition” report, which discuses the market segments like revenue structure, installed bases and new installations. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Elevator is a type of vertical transport equipment that efficiently moves people or goods between floors or levels of a building, vessel or any other structure. The major product segments of elevators include: Gearless; Geared hydraulic elevators; and...

2014-01-14 16:26:33

DUBLIN, January 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4z55s/china_elevator) has announced the addition of the "China Elevator Industry Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x4z55s/china_elevator ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The 'China Elevator Industry Report 2013' is a professional and in-depth research report on the elevator...

2013-12-24 23:00:28

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “World Elevators to 2017” to its store. The report says elevators market demand is projected to grow almost six percent annually through 2017. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 World demand to rise nearly 6% annually through 2017 Global 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...

2013-12-05 08:23:01

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to promote green building opportunities in a region known for having one of the world's highest per capita consumption rates of electricity, Carrier and Otis convened their Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series this week in the Middle East. Through events in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait that reached 350 industry professionals, the companies connected local building owners and operators with...

2013-11-25 08:29:08

LISLE, Ill., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE Inc. today announced its eco-efficient TransitMaster(TM)120 Escalator has won an Architectural Products Product Innovation Award (PIA). Among the 300 products considered, the KONE TransitMaster stood out for its innovation in eco-efficiency, safety and design. The TransitMaster's signature attributes include a standby speed operation - which saves up to 16 percent of energy by reducing escalator speed when there are no passengers on...

2013-11-20 08:31:14

LISLE, Ill., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE Inc. today announced the launch of an innovative destination operating panel (DOP) for its KONE Polaris(TM) Destination Control System. The new DOP replaces traditional up and down buttons with an advanced touchscreen, providing improved building security and greater convenience for users. The Touchscreen DOP's large intuitive interface features a clear, high-contrast display and four options for destination entry: a one-touch slider,...