Lifts & Escalators

The benefits of Kone’s panoramic elevators are many – unobstructed views for visitors that increase the likelihood of spontaneous shopping, a clean look and added value to long elevator rides.

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation says it has achieved the fastest elevator speed in the world – of 1,230 m per minute or 20.5 m per second – by developing new elevator technologies. The new technologies will be installed on one of three elevators at China’s tallest building, the 632-m Shanghai Tower.

The elevator and escalator market in the UAE is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.9 per cent from 2016-2022 against a backdrop of increased government spending on public infrastructure that is leading to the growth of construction industry in the country, according to 6Wresearch, a leading market intelligence and advisory centre.

Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA) has chosen Schindler as the main supplier for elevators and escalators for the new international airport in Istanbul, Turkey. The contract includes the supply of a total of 648 units by Schindler to the world’s biggest airport.