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October 2014

The constitution of the International Association of Elevator Engineers (IAEE) includes the following concise statements concerning its purpose and goals:

“The rapid growth of the building industry and associated technologies demands parallel growth in the field of vertical transportation. Both the freight and passenger elevator industry need qualified engineers in the field whose knowledge keeps pace with technological and scientific developments. The IAEE will provide a forum for the exchange of information and experience vital for training and education.”

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Special Section: Cab Aesthetics and Design

Online Extras

In addition to selected U.S. patents, this month includes:

  • A detailed timeline of the 100 years of the National Elevator Industry, Inc.
  • Elevator riser and machine diagrams from Paris’ Eqho Tower, highlighted in this month’s Elevcon report
  • DigiGage’s Jason Einav on Bloomberg TV


ewi 3q14 cover MagazineCover Story: ThyssenKrupp Elevator’s Green Elevator Technology

In line with the growing global trend toward designing and constructing sustainable buildings and cities, ThyssenKrupp Elevator is committed to continuously applying cutting-edge technology with energy-efficient and environmentally friendly features in its products. We have attached a high priority to developing and implementing sustainable solutions for the entire lifecycle of our products and processes worldwide, which, naturally, includes India, the world’s second-largest elevator market. In addition, high standards for health and safety are observed for all products to minimize the use of toxic materials from the R&D to manufacturing stages, as well as in field operations.
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