October 5, 2015, trade press
ThyssenKrupp presents ACCEL, a game-changing, efficient transit solution for cities and airports at inter airport Europe 2015 in Munich from October 6-9
It is unique; passengers enter walking at a regular speed and get accelerated at high-speeds to the other end. Applying linear motor technology from the Transrapid magnetic train, the ACCEL transportation system can cut current transit times between airport gates by a remarkable two-thirds.
September 16, 2015, daily press
ThyssenKrupp: Sustainable cities need immediate action
As of today, buildings account for 40 percent of global energy consumption. 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.
September 10, 2015, trade press
ThyssenKrupp and Brussels South Charleroi Airport establish a first for Belgium in easing airport access for passengers
A permanent stair lift was installed on the mobile aircraft stairs which provide passengers access to the plane, allowing people with limited mobility to easily board and disembark the aircraft. Brussels South Charleroi Airport has installed 12 stair lifts and is planning to increase this number in the following months.
August 26, 2015, daily press
ThyssenKrupp Elevator raises its stakes in Chinese joint-venture
ThyssenKrupp Elevator increased its share in the joint-venture previously known as Marohn Elevator Co., Ltd. from 25% (since March 2011) to 51% effective August 11, 2015. ThyssenKrupp holding the majority, the joint-venture will be renamed Marohn ThyssenKrupp Elevator Co., Ltd.
July 29, 2015, daily press
Topping-out ceremony in Rottweil: ThyssenKrupp test tower passes next milestone
On July 29, 2015, after less than ten months of construction ThyssenKrupp and Züblin are holding the topping-out ceremony for the unique elevator test tower in Rottweil. The concrete tube of the tower has reached its full height of 232 meters, the level of the viewing platform. Over the next two weeks the final structures will be added on top before interior work starts on the tallest building in Baden-Württemberg in mid-August. The structure is scheduled to be completed and go into operation at the end of 2016.