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Elevators vs Stairs Infographic

By | August 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

How Long Does it Take to Reach the Top of These Famous Structures Taking the stairs is healthier, they say, but what about when you've got to go up 50 floors? In that case, you'll [...]

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The 9 Layers of Elevator Heck Infographic

By | June 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Elevators are wonderful - it's the people that ride on them that can be a pain! When you're in an elevator with one of these 9 types of people, every floor feels like an eternity. [...]

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SkyDeck Airplane Seats Can Be Accessed by Elevator

By | December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Elevators In The News|

People who like to look out the window when flying on an airplane may soon be able to have an even better view than the pilot. Windspeed, an American aerospace technology company, has developed SkyDeck. [...]

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Recent Innovations in Elevator Technology

By | December 15th, 2015|Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevators In The News|

When people think about transportation infrastructure, they tend to think of roads, bridges, and railways. Vertical transportation is becoming increasingly important as cities expand. There have been several technological innovations in recent years. The Shanghai [...]

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Kone Opens 235-Meter Elevator Test Tower in China

By | December 10th, 2015|Categories: Elevators In The News|

Elevator maker Kone recently opened one of the tallest elevator test towers in the world. The 36-story tower is located at the Kone Park manufacturing site, engineering facility, and research and development center in the [...]

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The Ups and Downs of Elevator Maintenance

By | December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Elevator Education|

Elevators are often taken for granted, but they need regular maintenance in order to function properly. A well-maintained elevator can generally last about 25 years, but some parts may need to be replaced periodically. Even [...]

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