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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.


This week marked the first official day of summer and by now families are hitting the road for annual vacations. There is no doubt children ( and parents) will use elevators, escalators and moving walks when traveling in airports, transit stations, museums, shopping malls and hotels. So before you struggle to keep everyone together, juggle you bags and baby strollers, take a minute to review the following safety tips.

"We support each other," said Matthew Brazas, an elevator service technician from our Anaheim, California branch who won the Health and Safety Award for Outstanding Qualitative Performance at a global thyssenkrupp Elevator Technology conference in Singapore. "There are often a lot of buzz words used in our industry, like ‘teamwork,’ and ‘safety culture’ but at our Anaheim branch, the words ring true.

In light of recent tragic and highly publicized accidents involving stalled elevators, it is important to restate the many measures the building transportation industry undertakes to provide a consistently high standard of safety.

Following a few simple guidelines from National Elevator Industry Inc.(NEII) can help the riding public further improve elevator safety if an elevator stalls. 

Escalator accidents happen. To be completely honest, before I joined thyssenkrupp, I did not give much thought to stepping on an escalator. Now I am aware the responsibility of safety is shared by manufacturer, service companies, building owners and the riding public.Appropriate riding behavior and proper maintenance.play key roles, so take note of what you can do to ensure the safety of all riders.

Meet Safe T Boy and Safe T Girl, the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation's new super-hero characters, who teach children how to ride elevators and escalators safely.  They will serve as the mascots for the organization’s cornerstone safety program, Safe T Rider.  The new campaign includes a video, an activity sheet and will soon offer an activity site designed to make children and parents aware of the safety measures they should take when riding elevators, moving walks and escalators.