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Elevating Architecture

By Elevecture | June 1, 2018

Elevecture explains how it provides design solutions using Corning® Gorilla® Glass. Headquartered in New York City (NYC), Elevecture is utilizing Corning® Gorilla® Glass to provide design solutions for elevator cabs and other interiors. Originally designed to be a cover glass for consumer electronics, Gorilla Glass is used in billions of devices worldwide and is continuing…

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Canton Expands Cab Offerings

By Canton Architectural Products | June 1, 2018

New powder-coat colors, specialized cars for transit stations among products now available. Canton Architectural Products has expanded the powder-coat color offerings for its steel shell cabs. Standard colors were previously limited to black, white and gray, but the company’s standard powder-coating color pallet has been expanded to include a variety of standard colors. Additionally, the…

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Pre-Engineered Opportunities

By Elevator World | June 1, 2018

Sometimes, the perfect opportunity is right in front of us, and we look past it. Such an opportunity for elevator contractors is the potential sales and income to be gained from upgrading elevator cab interiors. Most building owners and managers regard the elevator’s visual aspect as being just as important as its functioning. It is…

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Where No Man (or Elevator Cab) Has Gone Before

By Dr. Lee Gray | June 1, 2018

This month’s History column investigates the “futuristic” elevator cabs in Star Trek: The Original Series. On September 8, 1966, the U.S. TV-viewing public tuned in to NBC to watch a new science-fiction series: Star Trek. It is safe to assume that no one watching the inaugural broadcast could have imagined the cultural impact of this…

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Elevator Cab Decoration Planning Issues

By Elevator World | June 1, 2018

How the humble cab can become impressive and unforgettable Interior decoration and aesthetics of modern buildings and spaces play an important role, expressing the culture, value and brand identity of each building and its occupants. This mentality is often extended into the decoration of elevators. An elevator car is an uninteresting enclosed space; by decorating…

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Clear Vision for the Future

By Kaija Wilkinson | June 1, 2018

In this Industry Dialogue, SnapCab President Corinna Mossberg talks about how the company, is evolving with Corning® Gorilla® Glass. After a 25-year career with Otis, Corinna Mossberg (CM) was named president of SnapCab, headquartered in Warrington, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia, earlier this year, to support SnapCab CEO Glenn Bostock in bringing his company’s patented, interlocking panels…

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Elevator Signal Fixtures and User Features

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

Documenting the various signal fixtures, their terminologies and their unique applicability Signal fixtures such as push buttons, indicators, hall lanterns and displays play an important role in any elevator installation in communicating and/or exchanging information with the actual users of an elevator. From very basic origins, today’s signal fixtures have been developed extensively by the…

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Let There be Light!

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

In this Reader’s Platform, your author discusses the impact of lighting on your elevator interior. As any experienced salesperson will tell you, travel is just part of the job. As an account executive for an LED lighting manufacturer, you start to notice things that may go unseen by the untrained eye. Whether it’s an architect,…

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Building on a Legacy

By Lee Freeland | June 1, 2016

Nationwide manufacturer Eklund’s, Inc. crafts complete elevator cabs and custom elevator interiors for both new construction projects and renovations. Its “total elevator cab solutions” include design, manufacturing and installation of luxury, custom-crafted cabs and interiors, and a wide selection of StreamLine standard cab interiors. With customers in the U.S. from coast to coast, its projects…

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Where Does Engineering Meet Art?

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

This Reader’s Platform addresses the effect of visual elevator design on impressions and perceptions. Elevators have changed since their first reference to one having been built by Archimedes in 236 BCE. Today, they not only move passengers up and down buildings in terms of transportation, they also move people emotionally in terms of design. Every…

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