Escalators

Escalators

KONE Wins Elevator World 2015 "Project of the Year" Award for Airport Escalator Modernization

LISLE, Ill.Â- – KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, was recently recognized with top honors in Elevator World magazine's Project of the Year" contest in the category of Escalator Modernization for its project located at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The award-winning project, which was completed in 2013, included the installation of two new...

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Hands-Off Cleaning
Parts Washing Equipment

Hands-Off Cleaning

U.S. Products' TreadMaster automatic escalator cleaner cleans and polishes escalators quickly and safely, with little or no worker involvement. Amazingly easy to set up and take down, the TreadMaster includes a built-in vacuum system, heavy-duty polishing pad, nylon grit brush, and handy clip-on Escalator Cleaning in Progress" sign to deter escalator passengers. Position the TreadMaster at the...

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KONE and the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA) Celebrate Escalator Modernization Award

LISLE, Ill. - KONE Inc. today honored the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA), the governing body that manages and operates Cobo Center in Detroit, with a plaque lauding the building's recent designation as an Elevator World magazine 2013 Project of the Year. Cobo Center, currently in the midst of a three-year expansion and upgrade program, won in the escalator modernization...

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Elevators

KONE ReVolution Elevator Modernization Wins Best Product Award from Architectural Record Magazine

LISLE, Ill. - KONE Inc. is proud to announce that its KONE ReVolution(TM) elevator modernization solution has been named one of the best new products of the year by Architectural Record magazine. The winning offering will be featured in the December 2012 issue of the magazine as one of the most innovative offerings available to architects, specifiers, and designers in 2013. KONE is honored that...

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Glasgow Subway Selects Otis for Major Modernization Project
Walkways

Glasgow Subway Selects Otis for Major Modernization Project

Commonwealth Games Host City to Install Otis' Energy-Efficient Escalators GLASGOW, Scotland, Dec. 15, 2011 - Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today announced that its UK affiliate, Otis Ltd., will replace all 28 escalators on the Glasgow Subway network as part of an overall enhancement project by Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT). The modernized...

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Escalators

Energy-Efficient Escalator contributes to green initiatives.

NCE escalator offers diverse green features, including regenerative drives, power standby features, LED lighting, and high-efficiency lubrication. ReGen(TM) drive captures energy generated by escalator on way down and delivers it back to building for use by other systems. Also, sensors detect when passengers are not on escalator in order to prompt escalator to slow down and use less energy.

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Escalators

KONE Brings Innovative, Energy-Efficient Escalator to U.S. and Canada

LISLE, Ill. - KONE, a leading provider of elevator and escalator equipment and services, today introduced in the U.S. and Canada, the KONE TravelMaster(TM) 110, a leading green and energy-efficient escalator platform targeted primarily toward the retail segment, including supermarkets, hypermarkets, department stores and shopping centers. The KONE TravelMaster 110 continues KONE's drive to meet...

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Elevators

Otis' 'Green' Elevators Selected for Prominent Commercial Developments in Russia

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 11 / -- Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), was awarded contracts for three large commercial projects in Russia: the Auchan hypermarket in Moscow, the Metropolis office and shopping mall complex, also in Moscow, and the Sony Trade Centre in Yekaterinburg. We are pleased that Otis elevator systems were selected for these developments in...

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