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MAX IN EVERY NEW ELEVATOR AND ESCALATOR: THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR IS EXPANDING ITS DIGITAL PLATFORM MAX

1.Rapidly growing cities and increasing number of high-rise buildings urgently require reliable transportation solutions2.Connected elevators and escalators ensure more efficient, more reliable and faster urban transportation worldwide3.Customers benefit from the ever-expanding capabilities of connected elevators and escalators delivered over the lifecycle of the equipment4.Recent examples of buildings equipped with MAX are in Brazil and Germany

Otis Releases Elevator Airflow Study Findings: COVID-19 Exposure on Elevator Ride is Low Risk with Simple Mitigation

- Elevators have significant air exchange by design with ventilation openings required by code. - Findings conclude that air circulation within the elevator is key, placing elevator rides on the lower end of the exposure risk activities scale. - Exposure risk reduced an additional 50% when all passengers properly wear masks.- Study, led by Purdue University professor and indoor air quality expert, investigated risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus in elevators.

IT'S ALL ABOUT A ROPE!

Traveling a kilometer is no huge feat – unless you want to make the journey upwards in a single elevator ride. The secret lies in the ropes.