VFA-Forum interlift: Programme annoucend!
The programme for the VFA Forum at the interlift has been finalised: Forum visitors can take part in almost 50 lectures on a wide variety of topics in the Forum.
Worldwide increasing numbers of people are moving to cities. Conurbations are growing, mega-cities are being created, new challenges have to be mastered. Andreas Schierenbeck, chairman of the board of directors of thyssenkrupp Elevator, in an interview on change and opportunities for the lift industry.
The US secret service CIA has been publishing "The World Factbook” since the 1960s. It contains statistical data on every country in the world, which was kept strictly secret and only intended for members of the government. By contrast, the new Meiller Factbook is not secret at all, but rather accessible at all times to anyone on the company’s homepage.
Now it’s official: Petra Leonhardt as managing director is part of the new dual leadership of Hauer – the elevatorshop. She now bears - together with the managing director Kai Besemer - the overall responsibility for the employees and success of Hauer.
As a provider of kits, components and home lifts, LiftEquip has succeeded in recruiting another expert for the company in the person of Thorsten Woitanowski. He will reinforce the team in order to be able to provide the clients of LiftEquip with even more comprehensive support in all questions relating to the electrical and mechanical aspects of lifts.
"Senior experts,” semi-retirement, flexible retirement transition, long-term accounts – the initiatives of employers in the era of a shortage of experts for retaining know-how in companies are becoming more diverse. The well-established company Lochbühler has been practising such model for years – to the benefit of the company, the employees and above all the customers.
The rapidly advancing digitalisation of the telephone networks is not automatically leading to more performance, safety or to greater value addition in user technology. Anton Schneider, managing director of Schneider Steuerungstechnik GmbH, explained how the manufacturer of lift controls sees the conversion of the telephone networks as an opportunity.
Amphitech has developed a new generation of lift emergency call devices called TAU. Like the device series PTU 80 and TM2, Amphitech’s newly developed lift emergency call device TAU has been found to be technically suitable by Deutsche Telekom for use on the NGN (next generation network).
Donut load sensors were developed to take the increasingly cramped construction space in lifts into account. The sensor is mounted in the rope suspension (dead point) with elastomeric spring buffers or compression springs and is therefore also suitable for very small shaft heads. It makes no difference in this regard whether this involves steel ropes or belts.
Versatility is one of the trademarks of the Munich door specialist Meiller Aufzugtüren GmbH. For example, Meiller not only sells horizontal sliding doors with two, three, four or six door leaves, but also hinged doors with one, two, three or four leaves.