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Poised for Growth

Poised for Growth

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | September 1, 2022
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New Draka EHC president discusses bringing his specialty business experience into the vertical-transportation industry. Prysmian Group announced in April that Richard Parvesse had been appointed president of Draka EHC, which was formed by the merger of Draka Elevator and EHC Global in January 2021. Parvesse has more than 20 years of experience with Prysmian Group,…

A Shared History

A Shared History

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | August 31, 2022
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With this issue, ELEVATOR WORLD begins celebrating its 70th anniversary, albeit a little early.

A Sustainable Future

A Sustainable Future

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | August 2, 2022
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This issue, we welcome back two major events that affect this region – Interlift and Lift City Expo. Their hiatus was long, due primarily to COVID-19, and both were happily restored to their grateful audiences in the last few months. After a six-month delay, the Interlift expo and congress took place in Augsburg, Germany, in…

A Love for Lifts

A Love for Lifts

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | June 3, 2022
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Our cover story is titled “Back to the Beginning” and helps celebrate Knowsley Lifts’ 25th anniversary.

Charging Ahead

Charging Ahead

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | June 1, 2022
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At the time of this writing, the EW team has just returned home from Interlift 2022 (the event report will be in our next issue). It was nice to be among our international friends again, to share meals, talk business and witness the return of normalcy to the industry. Though it may not be until…

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Future Focused

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | March 1, 2022
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Our first quarter 2022 issue highlights the most interesting and challenging projects completed in the past year as part of ELEVATOR WORLD’s

Standard Elevator Systems: More Than a Machine Brand

Standard Elevator Systems: More Than a Machine Brand

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | January 1, 2022
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Your author (TBM) visited Standard Elevator Systems to present President Jimmy He (JH) with the 2021 Ellies Award for Best Supplier (Motors/Drives). JH gave TBM a tour of the Standard facility, and the pair discussed the growth of the company, current challenges facing the industry, the importance of technology and more.

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Views From All Sides

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | December 1, 2021
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This summer ELEVATOR WORLD conducted a survey of the industry (see Taking the Pulse by Lindsay Fletcher).

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A Focus on Speed

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | September 1, 2021
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When will we all go back to the office? Paul Leonard, a management consultant at CoStar, a real estate research firm, believes office visits may reach 50% by Labor Day and 80% at year’s end. He computes that 10% of the workforce will stay home permanently to work. One-third of the rest will come back…

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An Air of Positivity

By T. Bruce MacKinnon | June 1, 2021
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With the advent of spring comes renewed growth and hope. Maybe that has never been truer than this year, as we try to reestablish our “normal” lives after a very long, COVID-induced hibernation. Those we speak to in many parts of the world are enthusiastic and feel the tide beginning to turn, with good prospects…

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