• A secure connection

    The progressive digitalisation of data connections has not resulted in better performance, safety and stability in emergency call systems of all things. Here using a solution employing mobile communications technology that combines the advantages of a data and language service in one application, represents a worthwhile alternative.

  • Why Vertical Sliding Doors

    When considering the most efficient way to move freight/goods vertically during a buildings’ design phase, consideration is given to the elevator/lift usage, materials being transported, capacity and size of the potential elevator/lift, etc.

  • Energy efficiency: Modernisation of lifts

    At a time when questions of energy efficiency are the subject of discussion, lifts too have to make a contribution to energy savings. The European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt provides is an example of the use of an economic electric lift shaft smoke extraction system with closure of the permanently installed smoke extraction openings.

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Loved in the WDR – the paternoster. (Source: WDR)

“Once I took the tram with my sister and cousin to the Hansa high-rise building in Cologne,” recalled an aged native of Cologne, “at the end of the 1930s.” It held a highlight for our children’s hearts: a paternoster lift. “We got in when no one was looking.”

Lively discussions between the sessions. (Source: Meiller Aufzugtüren)

Lifts are an important means of conveyance in the technical building services of industrial and retail facilities. Which is why it is all the more important for lift planners and operators to keep their knowledge up to date.

(Source: Winscheid + Wendel, Düsseldorf)

In 1925 German industry and the then government decided to standardise and specify technical terms of delivery. They laid down individual quality requirements for products and services and arranged for their observance to be monitored.

The new triple light LED hall ceiling spotlights are unpacked – Roman Teufl (left, managing director of the seller Deutsche Lichtmiete) and  Peter Andrä (Riedl Aufzüge managing director). (Source: Deutsche Lichtmiete Unternehmensgruppe)

The lift system manufacturer Riedl also relies on quality when it comes to equipping its own production area. The LED leasing specialist Deutsche Lichtmiete designed and installed a new leasing concept for the modernisation of the lighting in the product hall.

The control units BalanceEcu and PowerEcu are plugged into the baseboard as DIMM PC modules. (Source: Rafi)

Rafi, a manufacturer of operating systems for man-machine communication, has now fitted its capacitive Glasscape touch displays and control panels at customer request with complete processing units for control and visualisation tasks.

Willy Schwenger has received the "Founders’ Prize of the Sparkasse Finance Group Baden-Württemberg". (Source: Carl Stahl Group)

This year the Founders’ Prize of the Sparkasse Finance Group Baden-Württemberg is being awarded to the “Lord of the Ropes”: Willy Schwenger, senior boss of the Carl Stahl Group from Süßen, who celebrated his 80th birthday in June.

The speakers of the Schwelmer Symposium 2015. (Source: Peter Lauer)

As every year, lift industry experts got together in mid-June for the Schwelm Symposium. A total of 150 participants attended to exchange news about the latest lift topics.

Roger Campbell has joined Wittur as Corporate Director of Human Resources. (Source: Wittur)

Roger Campbell has joined the Wittur Group as Corporate Director or Human Resources reporting directly to the CEO, Dr. Walter Rohregger.

The new managing director at SafeLine-Deutschland GmbH: Sven Höft. (Source: SafeLine)

Apart from Henry Wuttke, Sven Höft is now managing director at SafeLine-Deutschland GmbH. The two have been working hand-in-hand almost since the foundation of the company in 2008.

Controler Sidoor ATE 500 E. (Source: Siemens)

Automatic doors and gates have to work – reliably, precisely and for a long time. An innovative complete solution shows how this can be guaranteed in a much simpler and economic manner than before: here not only the controller is intelligent, but also the motor - with advantages for the user.