The future of urban mobility.
Feb 25, 2020
From the first to the 102nd floor in 60 seconds. Our high-speed elevators transport 14,000 people each day to the platform of America’s tallest building: the One World Trade Center.
Feb 21, 2020
Top-notch expertise in manufacturing, installation, service, and maintenance from one single source
Feb 19, 2020
Many cities have a lot of history, and much of that is buried in the ground beneath them. An ancient city that continues to be a modern urban center must balance the need to preserve its archaeological heritage with the needs of today – including mobility. But how? Some cities in Italy offer answers.
Feb 17, 2020
Our solution: Customer Experience Centers to experience our product portfolio through digital technologies such as virtual reality and interactive apps.
Feb 12, 2020
The first Smart Data technological warehouse has opened in Madrid. It increases the efficiency and sustainability of maintenance for urban solutions like elevators, escalators, and moving walkways, and is part of an ongoing process that uses digital technology to improve customers’ mobility experiences.
Feb 11, 2020
Service and maintenance are the heart of our business which we are continuously striving to improve. Our goal: Optimizing our service experience to meet the standards of a digitalized world.
Feb 10, 2020
Art in the city has been experiencing a boost from technology and new innovations in recent years. The result? A new generation of exciting exhibition spaces and art lovers. Visitors are flocking to digital, interactive spaces around the world to see, be inspired, and create.
Feb 5, 2020
thyssenkrupp Elevator’s Research, Development and Innovation Center in Gijon – the largest city in Asturias, Spain – has been going from strength to strength since its opening in 2009 as a real-scale prototype laboratory. Over the past decade, the center has been a major contributor to thyssenkrupp Elevator’s success in becoming the leading innovator within its sector.
Jan 30, 2020
Alison Powers studied mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech and now works in Atlanta as the Head of Research and Innovation at thyssenkrupp Elevator. URBAN HUB talks with her about why Atlanta is such an innovative place to be, and the challenges women face in the field.
Jan 27, 2020
Jan 21, 2020
The Lunar New Year follows an ancient calendar that combines lunar and solar elements and uses a repeating 60-year cycle based on elements of Asian astrology and philosophy. It is a time to celebrate and to travel. URBAN HUB looks at some spectacular celebrations around the world.
Jan 20, 2020
With our Mixed-Reality device, Microsoft HoloLens, our employees measure the area of our customers’ home where the stair lift is to be installed. In this way, all the necessary information and every contributing factor unique to each customer’s home is considered in the implementation of our stair lifts.
Jan 16, 2020
Jan 16, 2020
Jan 15, 2020
London has been on a course of transformation for at least a decade and shows no signs of slowing. Never before in its history has London seen such record-breaking levels of construction. URBAN HUB looks at some of the buildings and projects set to change the look and feel of London.
Jan 13, 2020
Service is at the heart of our business and means more to us than just completing production chains and new installations.
Jan 9, 2020
What began in 1903 with the first flight of the Wright brothers, has become one of the main means of transportation today. Globalization has made flying the new normal in the Western world and connects people all over the planet. Today's standard will advance extremely in the coming years.
Jan 8, 2020
Because of growing environmental concerns – and clogged roads, poor parking, and airport queues – train travel is back on track as a leading mobility solution.
Jan 8, 2020
Jan 3, 2020
How ready is your city for a crisis? As cities look to bolster their infrastructure against a rising tide of natural disasters, the concept of urban resilience is growing in popularity.
Dec 19, 2019
Who doesn't know the feeling of disappointment when you enter the office building at the last minute only to find out that the elevator is down?
Dec 19, 2019
The infrastructure of a city is the central network that keeps it moving and connects people. With our mobility solutions, we get people to their destination safely, quickly and efficiently.
Dec 18, 2019
Everything grows. Houses rise higher and higher. Cities are bursting at the seams. Especially the US construction industry experiences a massive growth. Our elevator systems for construction projects like Hudson Yards or One World Trade Center in New York City are only the kickoff on our way to fully exploit the market potential in the USA.
Dec 18, 2019
Mimetic architecture is when a structure mimics something like a real object. These ten buildings all look like something else: from a fish building to a blooming lotus
Dec 11, 2019
Peter Walker: "I am very excited to see what 2020 holds for our business. Thanks to our committed and talented employees we can look back on a successful fiscal year for thyssenkrupp Elevator. To further grow and jump-start innovation we already began preparations to transform into a stand-alone organization."
Dec 10, 2019
The number of available elevator types is enormous: from single cabin to double-decker elevators, two independent cabins in one shaft, or many cabins traveling up, down, and sideways through multiple shafts. This diverse range empowers architects and builders to find the right mix of elevators for any type of building.
Dec 10, 2019
For many, cities are the best places to celebrate New Year’s. But with so many great cities to choose from, which are the best choices for combining an exciting trip with a great New Year’s bash?
Dec 9, 2019
Dec 3, 2019
The new souvenir is not only nice to look at: it bears a lot of innovative 3D-print technology in its' 127,94 millimeters and 15 grams made of thermoplastic.
Dec 3, 2019
Some of the most exciting discoveries and inventions became launching pads for a new era of innovation in computers, electronics, manufacturing, and medicine. URBAN HUB takes a look at ten technological advances that are so revolutionary they will continue to shape our lives well into the future.
Nov 28, 2019
Entering your plane faster - passenger boarding bridges are the first choice of modern airports to take passengers from the gate to the aircraft. Thanks to thyssenkrupp’s newest digital airport management tool, this can now be controlled remotely – making it safer, faster and more convenient than ever before.
Nov 7, 2019
The modern robotics industry kicked off in 1961 in a New Jersey factory and has been growing ever since. These days, robots are commonplace in commercial and industrial settings, freeing humans from many dangerous, dirty, or dull tasks. And, as robotics technology has evolved, robots are increasingly being used to perform a variety of service sector tasks, as well.
Oct 17, 2019
Oct 8, 2019
Sep 25, 2019
An elevator typically lasts 20-30 years. But what if regular maintenance and, later in the lifecycle, partial modernization could extend that lifespan to 50+ years – and even make the elevator more beautiful, safe, energy-efficient and smart? Those benefits plus major cost savings equal a big win for building owners.
Sep 11, 2019
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Jul 1, 2019