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The Otis Elevator Spinoff Deserves Attention

Stephen L Kanaval Follow | Monday, 09 December 2019 14:14 (EST) When Otis Elevator Co. spins out from United Technologies in 2020 (probably happening sometime in April 2020), it will immediately catapult into the Fortune 500 with a valuation of $29 billion, $13 billion in revenue and a 12 percent industry market share, according to Statista.
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This Video Reveals Why Most Elevators Have Mirrors Inside Them

Bright Side explores this question and shares some interesting facts about elevators. https://www.interestingengineering.com/video/this-video-reveals-why-most-elevators-have-mirrors-inside-them Elevators have a fascinating history that goes all the way back to several hundred years before Christ. The first elevators were called hoists and were human, animal or water-powered. However, modern elevators as we know them today were first recorded in the
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The Elevator Consultants Recommends Commercial Building Automation and Technology to Include Elevator Management and Monitoring

News provided by The Elevator Consultants Dec 06, 2019, 10:13 ET CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Elevator Consultants advises commercial building and facilities to ensure they’re including elevators and escalators in their “smart” buildings. Commercial buildings and facilities are constantly undergoing shifts to keep up with innovations in safety, technology and user experience. The
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Hitachi Elevator provides the elevators for the recently opened Leeza SOHO skyscraper in Beijing

BEIJING, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Leeza SOHO, located in Lize Financial Business District, a commercial area within Beijing’s Fengtai District, formally opened its doors for business on November 19, instantly becoming another landmark in Beijing. Hitachi Elevator provided all the vertical transportation solutions for the facility, including 16 units of 4-6m/s double cage elevators. The
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The Elevator Consultants Recommends Boosting Operational Efficiency to Save Money as Labor and Building Improvement Costs Skyrocket

News provided by The Elevator Consultants Dec 04, 2019, 10:13 ET Share this article CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ –The Elevator Consultants has offered advice to businesses and building owners looking for hidden ways to offset rising labor and building improvement costs—eliminate operational inefficiencies inside the building itself using smart technology and expert counsel. According
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