November 17, 2015, daily press
ThyssenKrupp calls for action to improve city sustainability
Diversified industrial group ThyssenKrupp is calling for more energy efficient design in our urban landscapes, having analysed that energy savings in our buildings need to be implemented now in order to achieve meaningful levels in 15 years. Today buildings account for 40 percent of global energy consumption.
November 5, 2015, daily press
ThyssenKrupp premieres MULTI, world’s first rope-less elevator system - first scale model launched with four cabins in loop operation
On November 5, 2015, only one year after announcing the concept of its game-changing MULTI elevator technology, ThyssenKrupp unveils a fully-functional 1:3 scale model at its Innovation Center in Gijón, Spain. The MULTI system uses linear motors instead of ropes, enabling horizontal movement and transforming conventional elevator transportation into vertical metro systems. MULTI elevator technology increases transport capacities and efficiency while reducing the elevator footprint and peak loads from the power supply in buildings.
October 27, 2015, daily press
ThyssenKrupp launches MAX: Maximizing urban efficiency with leading Microsoft Azure IoT-enabled technology
Aiming to ease stress in the lives of over one billion people who use elevators each day—a number expected to rise as urban populations increase by three billion in the next three decades—ThyssenKrupp is launching its Microsoft Azure IoT-enabled MAX to increase transport capacities in buildings. With the groundbreaking MAX installed worldwide, time savings for elevator passengers could be equivalent to 108 centuries of new availability in each year of operation.
October 21, 2015, trade press
ThyssenKrupp Elevator-promoted URBAN HUB digital magazine wins gold award 2016
At a time when the Internet and social media define global dialogues on a multitude of key issues, URBAN HUB is designed as an international, content-rich digital magazine that promotes interactive discussions about urbanization and what it means for all those involved in the shaping of our cities.
October 14, 2015, daily press
ThyssenKrupp to localize world-class mobility solutions for fast-paced urban development in India
As India’s cities develop, the company is poised to supply locally produced, world-class mobility products equipped to deal with new heights, enhance sustainability, and provide energy efficiency.