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CEO interview on India

Mar 29, 2021

Learn key details of the Indian elevator market and ideas for accessing it. Successful entrepreneur Manish Mehan, CEO TK Elevator India, offers his tips and insights as a market insider and talks about the qualities that helped him win an APEA 2020 Master Entrepreneur Award.

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TK Elevator takes over service at new Berlin Brandenburg Airport

Mar 25, 2021

TK Elevator takes over servicing of 48 third party escalators and 147 elevators.

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TK Elevator: Vincent Della Valle is new COO with responsibility for Product and Supply Chain

Mar 16, 2021

Vincent Della Valle (59) has been appointed to the Management Board of TK Elevator GmbH, effective April 1, 2021.

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TK Elevator installs 8 TWIN lifts at the Trinity Tower in La Défense

Mar 11, 2021

TK Elevator, a leading global player in the elevators and escalators market, announces the installation of two escalators and 16 lifts, including 8 TWINs, at the Trinity Tower of La Défense business district in Paris.

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TK Elevator is signatory of UN Global Compact

Mar 9, 2021

TK Elevator, a leading global player in the elevator and escalator market, actively supports the UN Global Compact objectives. The company has become a signatory of the United Nation’s initiative.

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TK Elevator provides 110 essential mobility units for spectacular Shenzhen Airport Satellite Concourse in China

Mar 3, 2021

TK Elevator exclusively provides 110 mobility units for Shenzhen Airport’s satellite concourse in China. Scheduled to open in June 2021, the new concourse will be further boosting the airport’s capacity as a hub and strengthen the capabilities of the Chinese Shenzhen region.

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New company name, new brand: thyssenkrupp Elevator now called TK Elevator with new global brand TKE

Feb 25, 2021

Essen, February 25, 2021 - TK Elevator, a leading global player in the elevators and escalators market, announces the launch of its new global brand, TKE. The new brand name results from the change in ownership that took place mid of last year.

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TK Elevator strengthens its position in the Nordic region by acquiring Swedish elevator companies

Feb 19, 2021

TK Elevator, a global urban mobility leader, is about to strengthen its position in the Swedish market by acquiring the elevator operations of Sdiptech AB. Together, the companies in scope have generated revenues of about 30 mn EUR in the fiscal year 2020. With 115 employees, they manage a maintenance portfolio of approximately 9,500 units in the Swedish capital.

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Last mile connectivity

Feb 17, 2021

Elevators, escalators, and moving walks are gaining recognition as essential elements of urban public transport networks. They help extend the range of metro stations by closing the “last-mile” gap, and they can also be used independently to create entirely new urban connections.

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Next generation stairlift: S200 from TK Elevator enables new home mobility

Jan 28, 2021

Elderly people as well as those with mobility issues often struggle to move freely in their homes from floor to floor when stairs become an obstacle to their mobility. Considering that the worldwide number of over 60-year-olds is continuously rising, the growing need for a mobility solution in homes becomes a larger concern for the homeowner and their loved ones. With the new S200, TK Elevator has created a stairlift that offers maximum comfort, safety and customization.

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Mobility drives hospital efficiency

Jan 25, 2021

Any project related to healthcare bears a huge responsibility. In short, equipment cannot fail. This also holds true for in-house mobility solutions. URBAN HUB looks at modernized and some brand-new hospitals on the frontline benefiting from cutting-edge technology in elevators and escalators.

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TK Elevator ensures maximum mobility at University of Seville

Jan 19, 2021

TK Elevator announces its latest success in urban mobility: the company has won contract to provide maintenance services for 213 mobility units at the renowned University of Seville in Spain.

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thyssenkrupp Elevator wins Elevator World’s ‘2021 Project of the Year’ award for mechanical ramps of Gran Via in Vigo, Spain

Jan 14, 2021

The international magazine Elevator World has awarded thyssenkrupp Elevator the prestigious International ‘Project of the Year’ prize for the company’s mechanical ramp project carried out on the Gran Via de Vigo, Spain. The project won the first place in the category of moving walks.

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Cozy holidays at home

Dec 22, 2020

The holiday season is upon us and many are wondering how they’ll celebrate. Winter is a time of cozy indoor gatherings, but sometimes that’s just not possible. URBAN HUB looks at some tips on creating a warm holiday spirit and still connecting when get-togethers are not possible.

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thyssenkrupp Elevator with promising start as independent elevator company

Dec 16, 2020

Despite the impact of the global corona pandemic, thyssenkrupp Elevator has demonstrated its fundamental resilience. Due to its strong focus on its stable services business driven by the digital transformation, the company’s global footprint, a dedicated management team and a highly motivated employee workforce, the firm has found ways to continue working under difficult conditions – ensuring ongoing mobility in buildings, especially for crucial infrastructures such as health facilities and public buildings.

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MAX in every new elevator and escalator: thyssenkrupp Elevator is expanding its digital platform MAX

Dec 10, 2020

thyssenkrupp Elevator integrates its cloud-based digital platform MAX into all kinds of new elevator and escalator systems. With this significant step towards digitalization of its products and services, the company drives the industry by making digitally enhanced products and services the new normal – increasing service quality, creating transparency and giving customers a peace of mind.

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thyssenkrupp Elevator recognized as global leader in climate protection by CDP

Dec 8, 2020

thyssenkrupp Elevator has been recognized for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP. The organization placed thyssenkrupp Elevator on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling climate change. Therewith, the company was recognized for its actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy.

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Digital Transformation Elevator Services

Dec 3, 2020

How is the elevator industry changing and what can we expect in the near future? Jon Clarine, Head of Digital Services, thyssenkrupp Elevator North America knows and is excited. URBAN HUB talks to him about how digitization transforms services and opens new doors in the elevator industry.

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thyssenkrupp Elevator acquires full stake in Braun ThyssenKrupp, LLC

Dec 1, 2020

thyssenkrupp Elevator has acquired a full stake in its joint venture partner in the US, Braun ThyssenKrupp Elevator, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sixty-eight employees work at Braun ThyssenKrupp Elevator across its two Wisconsin locations in the Madison and Milwaukee areas.

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Innovation and safety united

Nov 16, 2020

From buildings to escalators and even buttons, the world is changing its approach to the design of anything used by the general public – with a new aspect of health and safety in mind. Even when Covid-19 is long gone, these product innovations will continue safeguarding public health and safety.

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New building in Scandinavia

Nov 13, 2020

Scandinavia continues to raise the bar on modern, sustainable buildings that boost the quality of life across cities in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. URBAN HUB takes a look at some of the most inspiring buildings and facilities that merge evocative design with innovative, reliable mobility solutions.

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Breakthrough for building design:

Nov 4, 2020

DigiPara’s automatic BIM-creation enables early integration of ropeless mobility solution MULTI by thyssenkrupp Elevator

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Smart services and technology get cities moving

Sep 9, 2020

As urban population numbers steadily climb, urban mobility solutions need to keep up. Predictive maintenance solutions – like MAX for elevators and escalators – lead the way in transporting building services into the digital age, forming a cornerstone of a wider urban mobility ecosystem.

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Latin America's smart buildings

Sep 2, 2020

Smart technology is here to stay in Latin America – and the building sector is just one area where this is increasingly evident. URBAN HUB looks at some intelligent new buildings in a time of massive urbanization in Latin America.

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Touchless mobility

Aug 20, 2020

Our development teams in Spain designed two digital solutions that allow elevators to be controlled via QR codes.

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Equipment for safe and efficient passenger travel

Aug 12, 2020

thyssenkrupp Elevator expands airport activities in Latin America by delivering reliable equipment for safe and efficient passenger travel

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On its own wavelength

Aug 12, 2020

5G data transmission is regarded as the foundation for the next generation of digital technologies. Now the ropeless MULTI elevator on the elevator test tower can use its own frequency range of the data standard

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A new chapter – a new Headquarters

Aug 12, 2020

The decision has been made. To mark the beginning of a new chapter in its history, thyssenkrupp Elevator will move from the Quartier in Essen to a new location in Düsseldorf.

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Open for everyone: accessibility to buildings and public transportation

Jul 27, 2020

As urban populations continue to boom, the importance of ensuring all residents have equal access to transportation and public services has never been greater. URBAN HUB finds out what measures typically create easy accessibility for residents with low mobility and what new solutions are out there.

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MULTI ensures social distancing while maintaining high passenger throughput

Jul 9, 2020

COVID-19 is not only challenging the medical field, it is affecting every sector of business and nearly every aspect of our daily lives. With social distancing rules put in place around the globe, it also impacts our use of elevators.

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MULTI  - elevator company TK Elevator

MULTI

Opening the door to new possibilities in all directions

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MAX  - elevator company TK Elevator

MAX

Maximizing availability and strengthening customer relationships

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TWIN

2 cabs. 1 shaft. 0 crowds.

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AGILE - elevator company TK Elevator

AGILE

Making elevator systems quicker, smarter and more flexible.

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