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NEII Releases Elevator & Escalator Industry Cybersecurity Best Practices Business Wire

Business WireAugust 22, 2019 CENTREVILLE, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII), the premier trade association for the building transportation industry in North America, has released the Elevator & Escalator Industry Cybersecurity Best Practices – a guideline for the industry developed by cybersecurity and codes experts from NEII member companies. The best practices were developed by experienced
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Man Crushed to Death by Elevator in Manhattan Building

The Manhattan Promenade, a residential tower in the Kips Bay neighborhood, was recently fined for unsafe elevator conditions. By Matthew Haag Aug. 22, 2019, 11:07 a.m. ET A man was crushed to death in an elevator on Thursday morning at a Manhattan apartment building that had been recently fined for unsafe elevator conditions, the authorities said. Firefighters
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Bidders keen on elevator unit: Thyssenkrupp CEO in Spiegel

DEALSAUGUST 16, 2019 / 9:07 AM / UPDATED 3 HOURS AGO FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Possible bidders for Thyssenkrupp’s (TKAG.DE) elevator division are under pressure to come up with firm offers, the conglomerate’s chief executive told German magazine Der Spiegel. “Strategic investors and private equity will miss out at first if a listing happens,” Guido Kerkhoff
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Predictive Maintenance: Top 10 Ways IoT is Changing Elevators

08/09/2018 | BY JANELLE PENNY The same Internet of Things (IoT) devices that are enabling more granular lighting and HVAC control are now making predictive maintenance easier, cheaper and less labor-intensive for elevators and escalators. IoT’s technical capabilities let the devices manage large streams of performance data and predict maintenance requirements and impending failures with a fraction of the time
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Thyssenkrupp CEO warms up to elevator unit sale after profit warning

August 08, 2019, 01:29:00 AM EDT By Reuters Reuters By Christoph Steitz and Tom Käckenhoff FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, Germany, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Germany’sThyssenkrupp on Thursday issued its fourth profit warning under current boss Guido Kerkhoff, who agreed to consider a sale of its prized elevators business to help turn around the stricken conglomerate. The crown jewel in a
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