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Rosemor’s New Markets Include Iran

U.K.-based Rosemor International reported it is breaking into new markets, including Iran, China, India and Romania. Rosemor uses dealers to supply escalator-cleaning machines to customers worldwide.

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Lerch Bates to Grow Global Workforce by 20% in 2018

Lerch Bates, Inc. plans to grow its global workforce by 20% in 2018, citing a global construction industry projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.2% from 2018-2023 as it reaches US$10.5 trillion.

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U.A.E., Iran Presence Helps Bolster Ziehl-Abegg

A new location in Dubai and strong growth in the Iranian market are among reasons Germany-based Ziehl-Abegg, manufacturer of elevator motors, drives and controls, is optimistic about the future as it enjoys worldwide sales growth and increases its workforce. The company reports sales expectations in Asia and the Americas were “significantly exceeded,” and described its Dubai location in the JAFZA One office building in the Jebel Ali Free Zone as a good starting point for business in the Middle East.

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ISO/TC 178 Plenary Meeting in New Delhi

First impressions of India from the perspective of visitors from abroad are, understandably, as varied as the country itself, which is one of the most diverse in the world. India’s diversity includes a wide range of topographical features, from the majestic Himalayas in the north to the great valleys of the Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra. The climate varies greatly from region to region, as well as seasonally.

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A TRIP Through Time Around the WORLD

Imagine a world where the dream of being transported upward via a moving staircase was simply that — a dream. Urban mobility would look significantly different today, and be far more complicated, had it not been for a man who, while attempting to create New York City’s (NYC) first double-decker subway, came up with something even more important. More than 125 years ago, Jesse Reno invented the first working escalator, which was patented on March 15, 1892. The first escalator, then known as an incline elevator, was installed on the Old Iron Pier at Coney Island in NYC on January 16, 1893. The moving stairway elevated passengers on a conveyor belt at a 25˚ angle and traveled only 7 ft.

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Dubai

Safety and building tall are priorities for the City of Gold.

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Otis Saudi Arabia

Major contract let; safety promoted to children.

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Dubai, Jeddah Are CTBUH 2018 Conference Hosts

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) 2018 conference, “Polycentric Cities: The Future of Vertical Urbanism,” will be held in Dubai and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, cities that, like New York and London, illustrate the polycentric, “cities within cities” approach to urbanism.

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Pilgrim's Passage

More than 300 Otis units facilitate the journay of millions of Muslims on Jamarat Bridge during the Haji

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U.A.E. Seeing Lots of Activity

Your author highlights several significant projects in Abu Dhabi and Dubai..

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LIFTECH 2018 to Open in Booming Cairo Construction Market

Organizers of trade show focusing on MENA region are preparing for biggest event yet.

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Framing Up The Future

thyssenkrupp unveils, celebrates the first fully functional MULTI elevator system at its Rottweil, Germany, test tower.

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The Viewe From Above

A close-up look at the world’s future tallest building, Jeddah Tower, was a highlight of CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood’s visit to Jeddah and Dubai.

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Scholars, Industrialists and the Elevator Sector Come Together in Tehran

Seventh International Seminar on Elevators and Escalators focuses on closing the gap between the academic and business communities.

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Nairobi, Cape Town see large projects

Nairobi, Cape Town see large projects

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Iranian Market at a Glance

Iran, located in Southwest Asia, has a one-million-year history, a total area of 1, 648, 195 km2 and a population of 80 million

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Another World

KONE provides an in-depth look at Tytyri underground lab, and a taste of Helsinki

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Hyundai, KONE secure big contracts

Riyadh Project Leads Spate of Orders for Hyundai

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Photo Contest 2017 Winners

Elevator World, Inc. has been successfully holding an industrywide photo contest to showcase the unique perspective of the vertical-transportation industry for five years.

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