OEMs announce important wins.

By Elevator World | May 1, 2019

KONE 401 Units for Singapore MRT System KONE has won an order to supply 218 elevators and 183 escalators to stages four and five of the Thomson-East Coast Line of the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system and pedestrian overpasses. The order includes 215 3000 MonoSpace® and three MiniSpaceTM elevators, and 183 TransitMasterTM 140 escalators.…

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A major event and tall-tower construction drive work for OEMs around the globe.

By Elevator World | February 1, 2019

KONE Providing 180 Units to World Expo 2020 Dubai KONE has been selected to provide 180 units to World Expo 2020, taking place in Dubai from October 20, 2020-April 10, 2021. The grounds are designed in the shape of a flower, with Al Wasl Plaza the central visitor hub connecting three, petal-shaped thematic districts —…

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Innovative equipment, products from companies large and small being installed worldwide.

By Elevator World | January 1, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric Delivers Landmark DOAS Order in Taipei Mitsubishi Electric delivered a landmark order to Taipei Nan Shan Plaza in central Taipei that includes what is believed to be Taiwan’s first destination-dispatch elevators integrated with the Destination Oriented Allocation System (DOAS). The order consisted of 27 elevators, including 12 double-deck models with DOAS, and 45…

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India, Middle East among areas seeing activity.

By Elevator World | May 1, 2018

MEKC Begins Operating South Korean Elevator Plant Mitsubishi Electric Corp. subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Korea Co. (MEKC) began operating a new US$27-million factory in the Incheon Free Economic Zone of South Korea on March 1. Including an R&D center and a 95-m-tall test tower, the facility is expected to expand current production capacity by two-and-a-half times,…

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Contracts around the World

By Elevator World | October 1, 2016

Asian countries are main drivers of business. Momentum Continues for Otis in China Otis subsidiaries Xizi Otis Elevator Co. and Otis Elevator (China) Co., Ltd. continue to win major work in China, including contracts for a trio of residential towers in Zhangjiagang, a new central business district in Yangzhou, a hotel in Xiamen and a…

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KONE leads the way with big orders across the globe.

By Elevator World | July 1, 2016

Huge Order to Supply Doha Metro KONE has been selected to supply more than 500 pieces of equipment to the Doha Metro’s Red Line South and Gold Line in Doha, Qatar, part of the Qatar Rail project. The planned rapid-transit system in Qatar’s capital consists of four lines with 100 stations over 215 km. An…

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OEMs land jobs across the globe.

By Elevator World | June 1, 2016

KONE Supplying Chinese Metros KONE continues an already strong relationship with the Chinese metro system with a pair of contracts to supply 117 and 82 units to Line 1 of the Lanzhou Metro and the extension of Line 5 of the Shanghai metro, respectively. For phase one of the Lanzhou Metro, which includes 20 underground…

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