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Mission-Accomplished

Mission Accomplished

By Kaija Wilkinson | March 1, 2018

EW gets an inside look at the amazing KONE escalator systems in stations along NYC’s Second Avenue Subway extension and at Hudson Yards. One hundred years from now, descendants of those who were on the Second Avenue Subway Construction Management Committee in New York City (NYC) will be able to see the names of their…

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Spider Leverages 70 Years of Experience

By Elevator World | August 1, 2017

This Product Spotlight focuses on the Seattle-based company’s hoists, false car and work basket. Spider® by Safway Group is investing in an expanded elevator product lineup. It has been bringing product innovation, productivity and safety to temporary powered suspended-access applications in the commercial construction, infrastructure, power generation, offshore and wind-energy industries for 70 years. Now,…

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Columbia Helps Southern California Grow “Up”

By Elevator World | August 1, 2017

Work abounds in the increasingly more upscale region. High-rise buildings, 1,000-plus-ft. in height, proliferating in southern California? That was unimaginable not that many years ago, but today, such structures – the largest of them known as “supertalls” – are dotting the West Coast landscape in increasing numbers and forming a typically more East Coast/Midwest-style urban…

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Square Peg for a Round Hole

By Elevator World | August 1, 2017

Sacramento’s Capitol collaborates with Schumacher, Columbia and GAL/Hollister-Whitney to deliver unique residential project. Sacramento, California, home to approximately 450,000 (more than 2.1 million if one includes the greater metropolitan area), is known as an affordable place to live. It is also full of beauty, with the largest tree canopy in the U.S. and an extensive…

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Pixel Turns Five

By Elevator World | August 1, 2017

Details of EC’s elevator control system are revealed in this Product Spotlight. This summer marks the fifth anniversary of the introduction of the Pixel Elevator Control System from Elevator Controls Corp. (EC), headquartered in Sacramento, California. Pixel has matured over these years, expanding both its feature set and applicability to cover a wide spectrum of…

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Market Trends: Trending Up

By Kaija Wilkinson | August 1, 2017

From Southern California to Washington State, a West Coast construction boom that is transforming skylines means plenty of work for VT companies. Fueled in large part by the technology boom, construction markets in cities on the U.S. West Coast are robust. The most noteworthy tall-building construction is taking place in these cities’ downtowns, where supertall…

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A Feast for the Senses Awaits Visitors to Historic, Forward-Thinking Montreal.

By Kaija Wilkinson | September 1, 2016

The selection of Montreal as the host city for United 2016 is sure to please lovers of art, history, architecture, shopping and fine dining. The city offers a wealth of all of these things, and members of the Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA), International Association of Elevator Consultants (IAEC) and the National Association of Elevator…

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Looking-Forward

Looking Forward

By Kaija Wilkinson | August 1, 2016

West Chicago’s Vator Accessories has eye on growth. Vator Accessories, Inc., was founded by Lisa Grimes and her stepfather, Frank Wieckowski, eight years ago and has enjoyed success selling elevator accessories such as rail clamps, scavenger pumps, door detectors, ladders, lights and fans, primarily in North America, but also worldwide. Wieckowski used what he learned…

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Chicago Elevator Association

By Elevator World | August 1, 2016

Founded in 1911, the Chicago Elevator Association (CEA) is the U.S. industry’s oldest regional association. This distinction is directly tied to the leading role the city has played in vertical transportation. Some claim the development of steel structures as a result of the Great Chicago Fire on October 8-9, 1871, had a lot to do…

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On the Same Page

By Ray Downs and Robert Pitney | March 1, 2015

Your authors, from NYC-based TEI Group, address the need for an industrywide set of safety standards. by Ray Downs and Robert Pitney, TEI Group In an industry with such a high possibility of physical harm to our workforce, why is it taking so long for us to realize the critical need to define, design, develop,…

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