• Outside cool, inside fiery

    How fascinating can modern technology in lifts be? Absolutely gripping, as could be experienced at the Schwelm Symposium in June in Sprockhövel. This year the Schwelm Symposium boasted 140 participants and 24 speakers at the Vesper golf hotel in Sprockhövel.

  • New managing director for Schmersal

    Dr Andreas Hunscher has taken over the management of Schmersal Böhnke + Partner GmbH on june 1st 2016. In his new function he will continue to be responsible as director for Schmersal’s Wettenberg plant as well with its business units “safe signal evaluation” and “operating elements”.

  • A glimpse of the future

    Mayr Antriebstechnik is expanding and extending its company complex at its Mauerstetten headquarters. The new communication centre “mayr.com” is under construction as well as a new production and assembly hall. Mayr Antriebstechnik is thereby securing and reinforcing its location in the Allgäu district for the long term.

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Despite the high degree of customisation, the Riedl car construction remains simple. (Source: Riedl)

A complete lift, delivered in one piece and which nevertheless provides a high degree of customisation, ranks high on the list of what all lift builders would like. Now it is here.

Der Schindler team in front of the new service centre in Schwerin. (Source: Schindler)

The lift company Schindler has opened a new service centre in Schwerin. Ten employees are now looking after Schindler customers in Schwerin and its surroundings from the capital of Mecklenburg West Pomerania.

HBN keypad in console panel. (Source: Telegärtner)

Telegärtner has been selling the HBN visual emergency call device for about two years. The device has now been thoroughly revised and offers some great improvements. For example, the new visual emergency call device can be operated optionally via mobile communications or a local network.

Partner´s assembly Orona. (Source: Orona)

Orona, the Spanish company specialised in mobility solutions headquartered in Hernani, held its Annual Partners' Assembly at the Orona Ideo head office, during which it approved the 2015 financial statements.

Gateway on Board. (Source: MBS)

Lifts have long since ceased to be considered to be the concern of an isolated building trade, but instead as part of successful facility management need to be thought of in the context of the building as a whole.

Car fixture “Glas individual” with conventional large-surface push buttons type B50 R. (Source: Schaefer GmbH)

The material glass offers many advantages in lift construction. The smooth and tough surface is heat-resistant, transparent, hygienic and resistant against chemical products. Furthermore it offers a multitude of design options thanks to modern digital printing procedures.

(Source: Otis)

Serving the needs of people in this rapidly changing world, finding fast practicable solutions, expanding the development centre in Berlin - these are the goals pursued by the US lift company Otis. At the Hanover Trade Fair it announced two important forward-looking cooperation projects.

Salt spray test DIN EN ISO 9227 (SST). (Source: Thyssen Krupp)

Product development can be inspired by very different philosophies. At times low manufacturing costs take pride of place - leading to the product performance limits being framed as narrowly as possible, the reduction of product quality to a minimum, the acceptance shorter product life cycles and shifting parts of the investment costs to later operating costs.

(Source: Die Himmelsstürmer)

The lift industry is always on the way upwards. These and others are well known slogans by which enterprises of the industry mark their pretensions for product and business. However it is fact that the lift also travels downwards, finally it is his duty to serve the vertical traffic in a building.

The Optidrive Elevator. (Source: Invertek)

Invertek has shown its Optidrive Elevator at the sixth annual Elevator & Expo (IEEE) at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India. The IEEE, the fourth largest international elevator & escalator expo in the world, run from March 17 to 19.