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Issue 06/2013

Issue 06/2013

Over once again

Sometimes it’s astonishing how time flies. At first you have the feeling an event is a long time in coming. You work towards it, make all the preparations and then all of a sudden, the time has come: your suit becomes your favourite item of clothing and for almost a week you run into new old acquaintances every day. I am of course referring to the interlift.

Clear time-saving in developing new lift configurations

Design, sales and marketing have different demands on product configuration. In most cases designers also have to meet the requirements of other departments apart from their actual tasks. This costs additional time and money. In this respect it would be a welcome assistance if everyone had access to the same data and could use them according to their particular needs. With DigiPara Liftdesigner Automation for the standardisation of processes you get an instrument for easing workloads despite increasingly complex assignments.

IMS 100 makes for safety in busy Swiss hospital

A busy hospital is one of the places where efficient, reliable and safe lifts are indispensable. The cantonal hospital in Lucerne is a good example of how the use of the 3D camera sensor IMS 100 from Cedes enhances the efficiency, reliability and safety of lifts for staff, patients and users equally.

Right on time for the World Architecture Festival

UltraRope in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
From 0 to 195 m: Kone, a leading manufacturer of lifts, escalators and automatic doors, installed its new cable technology Kone UltraRope in a passenger lift for the first time in September 2013. The lift is in the luxury resort Marina Bay Sands in Singapore and travels from the ground floor to the 34th to 57th floor.

Lift pros worldwide – connected by the cloud

Virtually instead on the spot: Lödige Industries Group has shifted its email system to the cloud. As a result, communication with colleagues and customers worldwide succeeds without a hitch.

Innovative product for safe, cost-saving smoke extraction

After its auspicious fair appearance in 2011 D+H Mechatronic AG also presented itself very successfully at the interlift this year: during the four fair days about 500 visitors came to the 48 m² fair stand to find out about efficient lift shaft ventilation and smoke extraction at D+H.

Best new generation film of the lift industry honoured

“I want to get to the top. We’ll get you there,” this was the title of the film competition to which trainees of the VDMA member companies were invited.

Revaluation for lifts and euro

Emergency call telephone systems from SafeLine stand for well thoughtout technology, great reliability and minimum operating costs. The product family ranges from the compact device MX2 to the all-rounder SL6. Resting on our laurels doesn‘t count and would also be too easy – what was good has got even better. With immediate effect there are even more functions for the same price. Others talk about crisis, SafeLine has revalued the euro for everyone.

International innovation as visitor magnet

The successful Swiss lift cable manufacturer Brugg from Birr in Switzerland was represented at the interlift in Augsburg under the motto “Experiencing innovation.” The focus of visitor interest at the well-attended fair stand was the international innovation CTP 8.1 G2.

New: TOMA lift component online shop

TOMA lift components have been available in its Internet shop since 1 September 2013. In future lift companies will find an extensive product range of lift components for the areas modernisation, new construction, repair and maintenance in the market place. You can find the desired product with a few clicks – 365 days a year.

30 years Butz & Neumair Aufzugbau

The family company Butz & Neumair, which has been in business successfully for 30 years, thanked its business partners and employees for the continual good cooperation with a party in the premium location

VFA-Forum interlift 2013

The VFA-Forum of interlift 2013 once again featured a comprehensive range of subjects of great topical importance in the lift industry.

“Magnifica” interlift with new visitors record

Really everything was as usual: After the anount of exhibitors and the amount of space booked achieved new top benchmarks, the interlift also reached top figures with the visitors: 18,900 guests – of whom every second one was a foreigner – were thrilled by the biggest interlift so far.


LED in metal construction

The company Schüra GbR is a new venture, that sets themselves to the task to combine LED and metal. Therefore they have created a new System with single LED in Handrails.

Landing doors compliant with DIN 18091 and DIN EN 81 Part 58 with identical measurement specifications

At the last vote conducted by the German Civil Engineering Standards Committee (NABau) in 2011 concerning the DIN 18091 standard, the participants agreed to validate the standard and leave it unaltered. The next revision is scheduled to take place in 2016. This means that until that date, it will be permitted to install landing doors that comply with both DIN 18091 and DIN EN 81-58 in fire-resistant lift shafts in Germany.

Space-saving and maximum compatibility

The south German lift expert Ziehl- Abegg presented itself with clever solutions at the interlift in Augsburg.

An up-to-date home lift

Dictator has given its home lift DHM 500 a facelift. Both the requirements of the new Machinery Directive 2006/42/ EC have been met as well as the options improved for customer-related, tailormade design.

For motor feedback and shaft copying

Encoders with SSI and BiSS-C interface
Baumer has presented the encoder GBPAS with BiSS-C interface for the synchronous motors often used in lifts.

New elevator drive and motor solution at interlift

Emerson Industrial Automation’s new drive and motor solution for elevators offers quick and simple commissioning and optimum ride comfort

Safety in motion – safe elevator solutions

“Safety in motion”: this was the slogan of Wittur stand at interlift 2013. “This slogan underlines the focus on safety that we all in the elevator industry need to have”, explains Dr. Walter Rohregger, CEO of the Wittur Group.

Development as key

At interlift 2013 Dr Walter Rohregger, Wittur Group CEO and Sergio Biglino, Executive VP Asia Pacific, Marketing, KAM (key account management) were available for an interview. LIFTjournal questioned the global provider for lift solutions.

Equal partnership

hauer GmbH in Karlsruhe has been the sales partner of the Spanish company Gervall S.A. for Germany since September 2013.

Aesthetic Elevator Configurator: bring your ideas to life

At interlift 2013 Sematic presented its online Aesthetic Elevator Configurator for cabins and doors. This new tool, available at and developed with a powerful rendering engine, allows users to match different combinations of doors, cabins and accessories to configure their desired elevator cabin.

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