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Daily press, 2020-09-15, 08:00 AM

thyssenkrupp Elevator to power IICC, India’s largest convention and exhibition complex with 96 mobility units

  • Project in Dwarka, New Delhi, is envisioned to be on a scale of a Central Business District (CBD) with exhibition space, convention area and multipurpose arena
  • Building on its strength of providing efficient mobility products for growing urban areas, thyssenkrupp Elevator’s mobility solutions offer the required levels of reliability and technical sophistication

thyssenkrupp Elevator has been chosen by IICC Ltd. and the developer Larsen & Turbo Ltd. to equip the India International Convention & Expo Centre (IICC) with its high-end, efficient and elegant 53 elevators, 39 escalators and 4 moving walks. The IICC is a smart city project in Dwarka, New Delhi, driven by the Government of India. With a total area of 300,000 sqm, IICC is India’s largest convention and exhibition complex.

The IICC is envisioned to be on a scale of a Central Business District (CBD) with an exhibition space, a convention area, and a multipurpose arena, along with a supporting development of retail, commercial & office spaces, hospitality, and entertainment and lifestyle opportunities for consumers. By supplying the centre with state-of-the-art mobility solutions, thyssenkrupp Elevator meets the centre’s need to cope with future high passenger demands. The company’s elevators, escalators and moving walks offer the required levels of reliability and technical sophistication that smart cities need.

“We are proud to be chosen as the reliable mobility solutions provider for this project. Our persistent efforts to work out best options for the optimal design with high-end features and finishes such as titanium sand surface golden finish in the cabin as well as the doors, anti-scratch SST Brush Finish for the escalator decking and cladding acted as one of the biggest contributor to our winning this illustrious project,” said Peter Walker, CEO of thyssenkrupp Elevator.

Furthermore, thyssenkrupp Elevator’s heavy duty and versatile escalators and moving walks were chosen for their exceptional quality as a result of best-in-class engineering, attractive and unique design features, advanced production systems, proven energy-efficiency and safety features.

“Building on our strength of providing efficient mobility products for growing urban areas, our experienced and efficient project management team provided technical support to the client right from the planning stage, which helped us earn the client’s trust,” concluded Walker.

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thyssenkrupp Elevator
With customers in over 100 countries served by more than 50,000 employees, thyssenkrupp Elevator achieved sales of around €8 billion in the fiscal year 2018/2019. Over 1,000 locations around the world provide an extensive network that guarantees closeness to customers. After building its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies in a mere 40 years’ time, thyssenkrupp Elevator became an independent company in August 2020. The company’s most important business line is its service business, with approximately 1.4 million units under maintenance and over 24,000 service technicians globally. The product portfolio covers commodity elevators for residential and commercial buildings to cutting-edge, highly customized solutions for state-of-the-art skyscrapers – such as One World Trade Center in New York. In addition, it also consists of escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts, as well as tailored service solutions such as MAX, the industry’s first cloud-based digitally enhanced maintenance solution – thus covering a broad spectrum of urban mobility.