Industry News for October 26, 2015
D&D ELEVATOR ADDS COYLE, PHILLIPS TO SALES TEAM
D&D Elevator Maintenance, Inc., of Elmsford, New York, has added Michael Coyle and Lynn Phillips to its sales team. Coyle has an extensive elevator background, having owned and operated Colonial Elevator in Long Island City, New York. Since that enterprise, he served as vice president of operations and was involved in maintenance, surveys, violations, scheduling and working with employees in numerous departments. Phillips has significant experience in sales and customer service. She held various positions with Midland/Schindler Elevator Group in the Modernization, Scheduling, Accounting and Collections departments.
LERCH BATES TAPS HAYES FOR COLUMBUS OFFICE
Lerch Bates Inc. has tapped Heath Hayes as a consultant for its Columbus, Ohio, office. He will work with general contractors, architects and other elevator consultants to see projects through from start to finish and provide ongoing customer service. A second-generation elevator-industry professional, Hayes previously was a Modernization Sales representative at ThyssenKrupp, where he was responsible for the company’s growing Modernization division. He earned a BS in Business from Franklin University in Columbus and is a certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Associate of the U.S. Green Building Council.
KONE ELEVATORS FOR HOSPITAL EXPANSION IN MIDWEST
KONE is supplying 13 elevators for Cambridge North Tower, the 300,000-sq.-ft. expansion of The University of Kansas Hospital, scheduled to open in 2017. The order consists of nine space-saving EcoSystem MRTM and four machine-room-less MonoSpace® units. Larry Wash, executive vice president of KONE Americas, said KONE is honored to provide vertical transportation for a medical facility that is nationally ranked in all 12 medical and surgical specialties.