Wiedenzhausen, March 9th, 2018

Hans Koenigshofer appointed COO of Wittur Group

Wittur Group announced today that effective March 1, Johann (Hans) Koenigshofer was appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Member of the Executive Management Team of Wittur Group.
Before joining Wittur in March 2018, Hans worked for Palfinger AG in various positions in Austria and China. He started out in July 2007 as CIO responsible for IT, Process Management and Lean Production. From 2010, he was the responsible General Manager for the EMEA business with direct responsibility for all product development, quality, sourcing and operations. In 2015 he took over the responsibility for Asia and relocated to China. In 2017, he was appointed EVP Operations for all Land business of Palfinger.

The international Elevator and Escalators exhibition, February 27th - March 1st, Bombay Convention Centre, Mumbai, India.

Wittur at IEE Expo 2018

From February 27 to March 1, the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, in Mumbai will be the  center  stage of the vertical transportation industry. Leading companies,  decision makers  and experts will gather together at the 2018 IEE EXPO, the  one stop  destination to source new equipment's, explore tie-ups, engage with the right audience and find suitable solution providers and partners for future projects.

Wittur India will be among the key exhibitors of the event with our dedicated staff ready to welcome customers, visitors, friends and potential new partners at stand C10, right in front of the pavilion's main entrance. 

Wittur heavy-duty doors installed in the main IMEM LIFTS’ passenger+freight elevator of the innovative Spanish visual arts complex.

Taurus Doors for the Centro Botín Museum in Santander: Form Meets Function!

Wittur Taurus heavy-duty doors installed in the main IMEM LIFTS’ passenger+freight elevator of the innovative Spanish visual arts complex “Centro Botín”, in Santander (Spain).
IMEM LIFTS installed a 5-meter-high, 3.8-meter-wide, machine-room-less (MRL) elevator with a 6500-kg/86-passenger capacity serving four floors with a travel distance of 20.3 m at a speed of 1 mps .

Wiedenzhausen, February 6th, 2018

Antoine Doutriaux appointed CEO of Wittur Group

The Wittur Group announced today that the Supervisory Board has successfully concluded its search for a new CEO of the company. As of March 1st, Antoine Doutriaux, who previously held leading positions at Valeo and Zodiac Aerospace, will succeed Gerrit Marx who stepped in as interim CEO in June 2017.

Cairo City, Feb 1-3, 2018

Wittur at Liftech Expo

Wittur was among the key exhibitors at the fifth edition of Liftech Expo that took place on February 1 (closing date February 3) at the Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Center (CICEC), Egypt.
The event gathered together international industry’s representatives, worldwide suppliers and regional manufacturers showcasing products and services, technologies and innovations, trends and tendencies of the vertical transportation industry of the future.


2018, a year full of events!

The year has started just a few days ago but the first lift industry events are around the corner!

At the beginning of February (1-3), Wittur will be among the key participants of Liftech Expo. The main Elevators & Escalators event in Egypt & North Africa, which will be held at the International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Cairo (Egypt). Professional trade visitors will have an excellent opportunity to explore the new technologies, solutions, innovations and ideas in our sector as well as discover the trends that will help to develop the local market.


Wittur training days. South Africa, here we come!

At the end of 2017, Wittur Sales representatives toured the major cities in South Africa, Cape Town and Johannesburg, for extensive training sessions on our Modernization products and services offer. Actually, South Africa and  neighboring  countries are becoming more and more driven by the modernization business development thanks to a high market maturity level and a steady economic growth.

"Oltre il quadrato e la X" Conference, IUAV Venice, December 19th, 2018

Elevators in Architecture: Wittur Special Solutions under the Spotlights

On December 19, 2017, Wittur was among the key speakers at the 3rd edition of the conference “Oltre il  quadrato  e la X – L’ascensore in  architettura ” (Elevators in architecture) organized by the IUAV in Venice (Italy).

The event focused on analyzing the role of elevators in architecture by presenting interesting projects in which the integration of elevator/building represented a significant technical and design challenge.On December 19, Wittur will be among the key speakers at the 3rd edition of the conference “Oltre il  quadrato  e la X – L’ascensore in  architettura ” (Elevators in architecture) organized by the IUAV in Venice (Italy). 

Shanghai, China

Wittur components at the heart of Sky SOHO!

We proudly supplied for this one-of-a-kind project our automatic elevator doors and OL35/OL100 over-speed governors!


Wittur Slovakia wins the National Award of Productivity 2016

During the National Productivity Forum of Slovak Republic (October 11-12, Zilina), Wittur Slovakia won the "National Award of Productivity 2016" in the category of small / mid-size company.
The event saw the participation of key personalities from the national industrial and academic communities, who discussed and shared knowledge, achievements, future trends and methods in the field of productivity and its growth.
The Award was handed over by a representative of the Ministry of Industry and Economics to Mr. Miroslav Pernis, our Corporate Industrialization Manager.
Congratulations to the whole team of Wittur Slovakia for this outstanding achievement!

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