Category: Elevators In The News


Company Gets Patent for Space Elevator

August 11, 2015 | Categories: Elevators In The News

The idea of creating an elevator to transport people and vehicles to space was proposed by Konstantin Tsiolkovsky in 1895. Rockets are difficult to launch off the surface of the Earth due to gravity and air resistance. The space elevator idea would att …

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IGV Opens Showroom in Miami

July 16, 2015 | Categories: Elevators In The News

Italian elevator maker IGV, which created the DomusLift, a high-end home elevator, opened a new showroom in Miami, Florida in December, its first in the United States. DomusLifts are well known for their quality Italian craftsmanship.   Over 30,00 …

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Porsche Design Tower in Miami Will Have Elevators for Cars

July 1, 2015 | Categories: Elevators In The News

The Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach in Miami will have a unique feature when construction is completed. Three elevators will transport vehicles straight to garages in each condominium in the luxury development.   Residents will be able t …

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High-Rise Buildings Drive Smart Elevator Market

May 15, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevators In The News

The growing number of high-rise and super tall buildings around the world is driving the growth of the smart elevator market. The global market for these technologies is expected to reach $25 billion by 2020, according to a report by Global Industry An …

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