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A major transit contract and a new suburban apartment tower

By Elevator World | April 1, 2021

A major transit contract and a new suburban apartment tower

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Eklund’s Moves Northeast Facilities

By Elevator World | August 1, 2019

Eklund’s has relocated its Baltimore/Washington, D.C., premises to nearby 4404 Lottsford Vista Road, Lanham, Maryland 20706. It serves as the Northeast office and elevator cab manufacturing facility for the company. Not only does it house modern manufacturing equipment used for building elevator shells and cab interiors, it is also home to Eklund’s Northeast sales, operations…

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Seattle Transit Officials Replacing Inadequate Escalators

By Elevator World | January 1, 2019

“Do it right the first time” is likely the old saying going through the minds of authorities at Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) in Seattle, as they must spend more than US$20 million to replace an escalator system unable to handle the traffic at the University of Washington light rail station, KIRO…

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thyssenkrupp’s MULTI Honored by Alliance to Save Energy

By Elevator World | December 1, 2018

thyssenkrupp received the Innovative Star of Energy Efficiency Award in the Built Environment category from the Alliance to Save Energy coalition during a gala dinner in Washington, D.C., on September 26 for its ropeless, sideways-moving elevator MULTI (ELEVATOR WORLD, September 2017). New York Congressman Paul Tonko, chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, presented…

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Washington Monument to Reopen with New Elevator in 2019

By Elevator World | November 1, 2017

The elevator system in the 555-ft.-tall Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. (ELEVATOR WORLD, September 2014), which operates year-round for eight hours a day when open, is being replaced as part of a US$10.8-million refurbishment project, various news outlets, including The Washington Post, reported. The monument, which has struggled with frequent elevator malfunctions, is set to…

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Multiple High-Rise Plan Includes Washington Area’s Tallest

By Elevator World | October 1, 2017

A development in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Tysons Corner, Virginia, would include several high-rise buildings, including a 48-story tower that, at 615 ft., would rise higher than the region’s current tallest structure, the Washington Monument, insidenova.com reports. The View at Tysons, a proposal by Clemente Development Co. Inc., would bring residential, office, retail and…

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Mixed-Use 32-Story Tower Underway Near D.C.

By Elevator World | January 1, 2017

Construction began on the Lumen at Tysons, a mixed- use 32-story apartment building adjacent to the Greensboro Metro station in Tysons Corner just outside Washington, D.C., in November 2016. In addition to the apartments, the development will have more than 11,000 sq. ft. of ground-floor retail space, The Washington Post reported. It will have 398…

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Multistate partnership, acquisitions bring change.

By Elevator World | March 1, 2016

Business Deals Rack-and-Pinion Companies from U.S., Czech Republic Partner Century Elevators, Inc., of Houston, a full-service rack-and-pinion elevator manufacturer, has formed a partnership with PEGA Hoist Ltd. of the Czech Republic that gives Century exclusive rights to sell PEGA rack-and-pinion solutions in 32 U.S. states and internationally. Products will be manufactured at both Century’s Houston…

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