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Yes, you read that right. I assert we will need to miniaturize our products’ burden on buildings while having bigger experiences and faster delivery times which requires stronger materials. 

Remember Ironman’s super-cool digital screens inside his ocean-side lair? Well today, thyssenkrupp announced that our service technicians will use HoloLens technology in its elevator service operations worldwide.

There is no getting around it. If your building is two stories or hundreds of feet, you are going to need an elevator. You have to meet the American Disabilities Act codes but what you don’t need is a complicated elevator system to travel just a few feet.

The term “smart city” can be open to interpretation. Here are a few prerequisites established a few years ago.  A smart city uses technologies to be more intelligent and efficient when using resources.

thyssenkrupp is currently putting the finishing touches on the installation of 30 elevators and 2 escalators that will serve 52 floors at River Point, a new office tower located on a prime piece of property overlooking the Chicago River.


Building owners who choose the new endura MRL elevator simply spend less.  For a decade, low-rise building owners have been installing more complex traction elevators to move tenants just a few floors.  Hydraulic elevator options typically used in this market segment have required a machine room so owners have to spend money to build, heat and cool a room that can’t be leased.

The United States Census Bureau has developed and infographic about the major role manufacturing plays in our economy. According to the Census Bureau's latest County Business Patterns, the manufacturing sector includes almost 300,000 establishments with 11 million employees producing goods that we consume domestically or export abroad. The nation relies on several key Census Bureau programs to track America's manufacturing. The most recent year's data from some of these programs are highlighted below.


Q: How does U.S. manufacturing compare to other industries?


The equipment you count on each day is a combination of hundreds of heavy-duty mechanical and sensitive electronic parts so you need a partner to keep your tenants safely on the move. “We are committed to providing an exceptional customer experience,” said Jim Gross, vice president of service, U.S.  “To ensure we provide superior response, all levels of our organization focus on four key reasons why choosing us to service, maintains trust.”


This week is National Elevator Escalator Safety Awareness week.  In an effort to help keep kids safe on elevators, escalators and moving walks, ThyssenKrupp Elevator launched a Safety Ambassadors Club for Kids! The idea was inspired by the kids we engage with through our social media sites. There are a lot of elevator fans out there — both kids and adults — that follow our industry, know our products and even film themselves riding our elevators and post them on YouTube.