15 -16 MAY 2019, ExCel LONDON

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15 -16 MAY 2019
ExCel LONDON

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Darren Kelly, Managing Director at Drucegrove Ltd

Tell us the background to your business, when was it started and what do you specialise in? Drucegrove Limited is a specialist designer and manufacturer of elevator components supplied worldwide to the industry.  It was started by my father, Dennis Kelly, in 1983 when after a long and enjoyable career with Otis he finished...

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Rob Keane, Managing Director, Hydratec Lifts

Tell us the background to your business, when was it started and what do you specialise in? Hydratec was established in 1993, to support the growing need for specialist hydraulic lift services in the industry. We are far from just a hydraulic lift service provider, our senior team include highly experienced hydraulics engineers, technicians...

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Stuart Davidson, Managing Director, Lester Controls

Tell us the background to your business, when was it started and what do you specialise in? Lester Controls was founded in 1986, and today has over 43,000 lift & escalator controllers in service across the UK. We design, manufacture and test lift controllers at our facilities in Surrey and Leicestershire, and have become...

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PRNS builder

The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Paul Davies, Managing Director, PRNS Building Services Ltd

Tell us the background to your business, when was it started and what do you specialise in? PRNS Building Services is a specialist construction company within the lift industry. We aim to provide the highest standards of service in all aspects of the lift and building industry throughout the UK. We work with 23...

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Sonia Malta, Sales Area Manager, Indastria srl

Tell us the background to your business, when was it started and what do you specialise in? Indastria was born in 2013 from the ashes of an older company named Primafase. We specialise in the manufacture of bespoke metal shafts. Inheriting the know-how from the previous company, we now offer a huge selection of...

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Bullet Lifts at LIFTEX

The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Pete D Larkin Jnr, Technical Director at Bullet Lift Services Ltd

Tell us the background to your business, when was it started and what do you specialise in? My father Pete Larkin Senior established Bullet Lift Services Limited (BLS) in 2001 after 30 years excelling in the lift engineering industry.  He used his technical knowledge and expertise along with his years of experience to create...

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Liftex Show Floor

How to get the most from your visit to LIFTEX 2019

With over 100 exhibitors on display, a visit to LIFTEX can be overwhelming. Where do you start? Who do you meet first? How do you maximise your time; and how do you fit in those free educational sessions? Event Director Oliver Greening offers his top 10 tips: Pre-register and benefit from free entry. Subscribe...

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Richard Hughes, Sales & Marketing Director, Digital Advanced Control

Digital Advanced Control will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2019 and we are proud to have a full manufacturing base in the UK. We specialise in manufacturing lift control systems and offer a full range of ancillary products to compliment these.  The original concept was to create a product that uses quality components...

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75% of exhibition space at LIFTEX 2019 already booked

The last event, held in 2016, smashed
 all records with a 20% increase in exhibitors and a 15% increase in visitors. On the back of this huge success, demand for space at in 2019 is higher than ever with 75% of exhibition space already taken. Many previous exhibitors are returning with a much larger...

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European lift industry votes unanimously for UK to host 2019 annual gathering

The European Lift Association (ELA), announced that its General Assembly and Annual Conference will be held in London, UK, 13-14 May 2019. The event, which attracts over 100 senior industry representatives, is the forum where the European industry gathers to discuss common challenges and to celebrate its achievements. The 2019 event will be co-organised...

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Japan has launched a miniature space elevator

If successful, it could pave the way from science fiction to reality. As vast as space is, ironically the hardest part of the journey is the first 100 km or so, as we break free of the grasp of the Earth. For over a century people have floated the idea of a space elevator...

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