Craig Brown is global segment and product manager for Alimak’s industrial division. Brown has been at the company since 1989, serving in management roles for aftersales, construction, major projects and industrial products. He has also been industrial manager for the U.K. since 1996. He has been involved in many special applications such as temporary, external public, inclined, explosion-protected, offshore, heavy-freight and vehicle elevators, including London’s ROH “Get-In” truck elevator.
In this Readers Platform, your author describes how contractors, mechanics and building owners all play crucial roles in elevator maintenance. During my 20 years in the elevator industry, I have seen elevator maintenance evolve. As a contractor in the Chicago area, I find this evolution alarming and, at times, difficult to wrap my mind around.…Read More