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Kaija Wilkinson

Elevator World Associate Editor

Opening-Doors

Opening Doors

By Kaija Wilkinson | February 1, 2017
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Women elevator mechanics are being trained at a forward-thinking college campus in Canada. After high school, Samantha Pauze narrowed her career focus to mechanical or electrical engineering after excelling in the Introduction to the Trades program at Durham College in Oshawa, Canada. Out of more than 100 men, Pauze graduated near the top of the…

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From Berlin to Barbados

By Kaija Wilkinson | February 1, 2017
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A small German business has grown into a go-to provider of crucial components for elevator construction and maintenance worldwide. Anchor rails, scaffold tubes, ceiling hooks and work platforms: if it’s needed in an elevator hoistway during construction or maintenance, chances are Stingl can provide it. Its products have been ordered by customers in major cities…

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Promises-Delivered

Promises Delivered

By Kaija Wilkinson | February 1, 2017
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A Walmart shopping center in Vancouver is the latest project in which Anlev joined with independent partners to deliver a modern, efficient and safe escalator system. Choosing the ideal partners for its projects is the primary challenge for escalator manufacturer Anlev, a Hong Kong company that succeeded in forging a solid relationship with retail giant…

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Let-There-Be-UV-C-Light

Let There Be (UV-C) Light

By Kaija Wilkinson | January 1, 2017
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Startup recognized as top innovator in Germany, aims to take escalator-handrail sanitation system worldwide. Germany has quite a few business-plan competitions and companies that have won them. In 2015, there were 810 winners, to be exact. Competition organizer fuer-gruender.de ranked which companies were honored most frequently that year. UVIS UV-Innovative Solutions GmbH, a small business-to-business…

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Between-Earth-and-Sky

Between Earth and Sky

By Kaija Wilkinson | December 1, 2016
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Challenges did not stop Luxembourg from installing a lift and bridge to enhance access within one of its oldest districts. photos by Laurent Blum, © Schindler A land of castles and counts, Luxembourg has a history dating back to 963. Its quaint capital, Luxembourg City, is situated on two levels: the Alzette River Valley and the…

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EESF’s Safe T Riders Program Relaunches

By Kaija Wilkinson | November 1, 2016
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Superhero characters, digital focus aim to better educate children about elevator and escalator safety. In August, the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF) relaunched its Safe T Riders program for children, and the Foundation is hopeful an effort that, prior to the relaunch, reached more than 500,000 children in the U.S. and Canada annually, will only…

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Eyes on the Future

By Kaija Wilkinson | November 1, 2016
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thyssenkrupp unveils “mixed-reality” preventative-maintenance technology Microsoft HoloLens at 1 WTC in NYC. Scientists studying 3D images of the surface of Mars. Medical students learning about human anatomy from digital (rather than actual) cadavers at Case Western University in Cleveland. And, now, elevator technicians training, preparing for jobs and receiving expert guidance using the same futuristic…

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A-Maritime-Milestone

A Maritime Milestone

By Kaija Wilkinson | October 1, 2016
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thyssenkrupp plays vital role in global economic game changer, the first-ever expansion of the Panama Canal. There is no denying the significance of the Panama Canal expansion to the global economy. When it wrapped up in June after nine years of construction, the US$5.25-billion project ushered in a new era for international maritime trade by…

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Looking Up

By Kaija Wilkinson | September 1, 2016
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EEVI is on a growth track. When Elevadores EV Internacional S.A. de C.V. (EEVI) began manufacturing in a 100,000-sq.-ft. facility in Tijuana, Mexico (the result of a partnership with EV Elevator Group of Europe), in April 2001, it had 38 employees. Today, that number has more than tripled to118, and President J. Isauro Barrutia plans…

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A Feast for the Senses Awaits Visitors to Historic, Forward-Thinking Montreal.

By Kaija Wilkinson | September 1, 2016
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The selection of Montreal as the host city for United 2016 is sure to please lovers of art, history, architecture, shopping and fine dining. The city offers a wealth of all of these things, and members of the Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA), International Association of Elevator Consultants (IAEC) and the National Association of Elevator…

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