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9/11 Prompted Design of OEO Elevators in Charlotte

9/11 Prompted Design of OEO Elevators in Charlotte

By Elevator World | September 14, 2021

The Bank of America Tower at Legacy Union in Charlotte, North Carolina, features elevators that emerged within the 20 years since the 9/11 attacks: re-engineered lifts that help evacuate people in fire emergencies, WCNC reported on September 10. The 33-story building, which opened in 2019, was built with Schindler’s Occupant Evacuation Operation (OEO) elevators. These units feature…

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Schindler Robot Technology Debuts In Middle East

Schindler Robot Technology Debuts In Middle East

By Elevator World | September 14, 2021

The Schindler Robotic Installation System for Elevators (Schindler RISE) is being debuted in the Middle East for the construction of the Uptown Tower, a 340-m-tall skyscraper in Dubai’s Uptown district, Khaleej Times reports. The autonomous and self-climbing robot will travel up the 78 levels of the tower to measure and drill precision holes accurately. The robot will…

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First of 41 New Schindler Escalators Welcomed by BART

First of 41 New Schindler Escalators Welcomed by BART

By Elevator World | September 8, 2021

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and City of San Francisco authorities welcomed the first of 41 new Schindler escalators during a ribbon-cutting at the Powell Street station on August 31. Happening in conjunction with the Market Street Canopy Project that will provide protection for the units and revitalized station entrances, the US$96.5-million escalator project is…

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Salt Lake City Airport Takes Off

Salt Lake City Airport Takes Off

By Lindsay Fletcher | September 1, 2021

Schindler tells your author about the importance of pitless moving walks and connection to the company’s IoT in providing VT solutions across the large facility.

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Schindler to Provide 180 Escalators for Indian Metro

Schindler to Provide 180 Escalators for Indian Metro

By Elevator World | August 31, 2021

Schindler has been selected to deliver 180 escalators for stations on two new routes that are part of Bangalore Metro Rail Corp.’s Phase 2 project in southern India, which will integrate Bengaluru’s (also known as Bangalore) metro network with other transport systems and eventually connect Kempegowda International Airport with the city’s IT district, Construction Week Online is…

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Full Steam Ahead

Full Steam Ahead

By Kaija Wilkinson | August 1, 2021

Gustavo Paredes, Schindler senior vice president, U.S. Area South, shares an in-depth look at the dynamic and growing region with your author.

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Acquisitions, organic growth and a rebranding

By Elevator World | July 1, 2021

AEG Acquires Abell Elevator International American Elevator Group (AEG) continued its growth in May with the acquisition of Abell Elevator International, which serves customers throughout Kentucky and North Carolina. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Abell Elevator was founded in 1910. It was acquired by industry veteran Kent Lloyd in 1976. The company specializes in installation, maintenance,…

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Cuomo Announces East Side Access Construction Milestone

Cuomo Announces East Side Access Construction Milestone

By Elevator World | June 2, 2021

On May 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced completion of civil construction on the NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) East Side Access megaproject. Outfitted with 17 high-rise Schindler escalators, including the longest in the MTA system at 182 ft, the project connects the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to a new, 350,000-ft2 passenger terminal under Grand Central Terminal in…

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Schindler Acquires Denver-Based CES

Schindler Acquires Denver-Based CES

By Elevator World | May 5, 2021

Schindler has acquired Denver-based Colorado Elevator Solutions (CES), Florida-based Maven Group LLC, which facilitated the transaction, announced on May 4. CES founder and principal Scott Brugh said he is proud of the portfolio CES has built in the Denver area over the years. “With the addition of Schindler’s engineering expertise, we hope to provide the…

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Served by Schindler VT, Jakarta’s First Supertall Tops Out

Served by Schindler VT, Jakarta’s First Supertall Tops Out

By Elevator World | April 6, 2021

Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) announced on March 31 that Autograph Tower, the first supertall in Jakarta, Indonesia, topped out at 383 m. Served by a Schindler vertical-transportation (VT) system (ELENET 617), Autograph anchors the Thamrin Nine mixed-use development and is linked via a retail podium with the 300-m-tall Luminary Tower, also designed by KPF. “Layered…

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