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Kaija Wilkinson

Elevator World Associate Editor

Access to the Acropolis

Access to the Acropolis

By Kaija Wilkinson | May 1, 2021
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Italy’s Maspero Elevatori provides a custom lift financed by the Onassis Foundation to famous historical site.

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Valves: The Vital Last Link

By Kaija Wilkinson | April 1, 2021
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Anja Blain, CEO of Blain Hydraulics, headquartered in Heilbronn, Germany, shares insight about the company’s philosophy, strategy and future with your author.

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Ingenuity by Design

Ingenuity by Design

By Kaija Wilkinson | April 1, 2021
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The evolution of an elevator handrail installation system is detailed in this Company Spotlight.

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Chicago Strong

Chicago Strong

By Kaija Wilkinson | March 1, 2021
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In this Industry Dialogue, Matot owner Cece Matot (CM) describes the current state and future of the company, the city and the industry with your author (KW). The state-of-the-art Apple headquarters in Palo Alto, California, and every Veterans Administration hospital in the U.S. are just some of the locations served by dumbwaiters manufactured by Matot…

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Powering Through

Powering Through

By Kaija Wilkinson | March 1, 2021
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After a tumultuous and uncertain 2020, the Windy City’s VT industry looks to the future with hope.

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Prestige, Made in France

By Kaija Wilkinson | October 1, 2020
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by Kaija Wilkinson photos © Nicolas Swickel Otis has been involved with the vertical-transportation (VT) system at Stade Roland-Garros tennis complex in Paris for more than 40 years. A tennis fan, Otis New Equipment Director Léopold Bernard tells your author his favorite tennis player is Switzerland’s Roger Federer, who won the men’s singles title at…

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VT and COVID-19

By Kaija Wilkinson | September 1, 2020
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Your author (KW) speaks with attorney Guy Gruppie (GG) about pandemic-related vertical-transportation (VT) litigation. by Kaija Wilkinson In early June, Guy Gruppie was closing in on his third month working from home (rather than in his office on the ninth floor of a 12-story mixed-use tower in downtown Los Angeles) when he spoke with your…

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Carrer-of-Gold

Carrer of Gold

By Kaija Wilkinson | August 1, 2020
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Vancouver-based consultant looks back on 40 years in the industry. by Kaija Wilkinson Andrew Wilson grew up in Kirkland Lake, a small northern Ontario gold-mining town that looks like something out of a Hollywood set. The town mistakenly used gold-bearing ore from one of the local mines to pave Main Street, which contributed to the…

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Building-and-Growing

Building and Growing

By Kaija Wilkinson | August 1, 2020
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Urbanization, infrastructure expansion among factors driving Canadian VT industry. by Kaija Wilkinson Residential, commercial and retail construction in Canada’s three largest cities — Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal — is fueling the verticaltransportation (VT) industry. Trends of seven years ago — urbanization, speculative real estate activity and mixed-use construction with a heavy residential component (ELEVATOR WORLD,…

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A Shift in Focus, a Focus on Safety

By Kaija Wilkinson | July 1, 2020
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Gianni Cotteta (GC), president of AdRail USA, speaks with your author (KW) about the evolving-but-bright future of its escalator handrail film. by Kaija Wilkinsonphotos by AdRail USA Your author recently spoke with AdRail USATM President Gianni Cotteta, who is based in NYC but had, at the time, been there only a couple of times in…

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