Nicola Imbimbo is the Global Applications manager for Prysmian Group’s Elevator & Escalator Business Unit. He began his career in the vertical-transportation (VT) industry as an apprentice for his family business, Imbimbo Ascensori, which was a FIAM elevator dealer at that time. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Polytechnic of Turin in 2001 with an experimental thesis dedicated to non-destructive monitoring of wire ropes. Upon graduation, Imbimbo served as a design engineer with an international manufacturer of specialty elevators. Prior to joining the Prysmian Group in 2011, Imbimbo worked as a technical application engineer with a few leading international companies involved in the production of wire ropes for lifting and transporting people.
Imbimbo is an active member of international working groups for the technical standardization of the elevator sector and has published numerous articles and delivered speeches at forums dedicated to VT. He is the co-author of a few books dedicated to elevator design and technical training and has trained operators, technicians and inspectors throughout Europe on rope-based systems designed for lifting and transporting loads and people.
In his spare time, he teaches training courses for the elevator industry as an independent consultant and is active on social network platforms where he publishes content related to the elevator and escalator sectors. Imbimbo is also the creator of the character “Nic The Elevator Guy®.”