On June 15, our plant in Scheibbs will open its doors to welcome the local community

Wittur Austria: day of "open doors"



2018 is not only the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Wittur Group, the current year also marks 50 years of activities for our Austrian plant based in Scheibbs. Founded in 1968, - exactly when Horst Wittur started his first entrepreneurial project in Miesberg (Germany) - the Scheibbs plant joined Wittur in year  2000, becoming the group’s centre of competence for door electronics and safety components and slings.

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Colorno, May 26th, 2018

Wittur Colorno celebrates 50 years of Wittur



2018 is the 50th anniversary of the foundation of Wittur. Back in 1968, Horst Wittur founded Wittur-Aufzugteile GmbH & Co at the age of 26 in Miesberg near Munich, Germany. 

Our companies around the world are starting to celebrate this milestone moment! On May 26, it was Wittur Italy's turn. Our colleagues in  Colorno opened the doors of the plant to their families and the entire local community for a one-day celebration that reflected the strong bond between our company and the surrounding towns and villages. 

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​Our sales team toured the country to present Wittur's strengths and capabilities

Wittur Tour in Spain: not only a success in numbers!



4 cities, 104 companies, 235 participants. These are the impressive numbers of this year's successful edition of Wittur Tour in Spain!

In the past two weeks, our colleagues from the local trading company organized a series of not-to-miss sales & technical meetings, during which our existing and potential customers had the chance to know more about Wittur Group, meet our team and discover our different door product lines.

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May 8th. 2018

The first event of Wittur Spain 2018 Tour in Bilbao



The first event of Wittur Spain 2018 Tour took place in Bilbao.

More than 80 representatives from 27 different Spanish companies had the chance to touch&feel our product samples and know more about our solutions for door modernization, including Fineline, C-MOD, Ecobus, Hydra and the new replacement kit e-Arm, suitable to convert an old car door arm operator to a more efficient Eco belt one.

Wittur Spain 2018 Tour will continue tomorrow in Madrid with two sessions at Hotel Meliá Avenida América, both fully booked. Next week we will be in Valencia (May 15) and Barcelona (May 16). There are still some places available, book yours now at www.wittur.com

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May 6th, 2018

Wittur Group successfully obtained from TÜV Rheinland the Global Integrated System ISO Certification



Wittur Group has successfully obtained from TÜV Rheinland the Global Integrated System Certification for the standards ISO 9001:2015 (Quality) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environment).

For the first time in our history, we have a Worldwide Corporate Certification covering all our plants, which valorizes our global approach to the management of business, processes, people, regulations and markets.

We are happy to share another essential guarantee of 
Wittur’s quality and transparency for all our customers!

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April 17, 2018

Roberto Zappa named President of the European Lift Association



Roberto Zappa,  member  of the supervisory board of the Wittur Group, has been named President of the European Lift Association (ELA), during the latest General Assembly of the association held in Stockholm (Sweden) on April 17.

Mr.  Zappa will lead the ELA board, whose members are elected among the representatives of the main European national associations, for the next three years (2018-2021).

Antoine Doutriaux, Wittur Group CEO, and Wittur teams congratulate  Mr.  Zappa for this prestigious international assignment.

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The launch event of our new door series marked a milestone moment for Wittur Turkey

​CORE doors off to a shiny start in Eurasia!



On April 14, Wittur Turkey organized a full day dedicated to the market launch of the CORE door series, the new flagship product in  Wittur’s  portfolio and clearer example of our global approach to innovation and future door technology.
 
The “CORE Day”, hosted in Istanbul, gathered together an amazing record of 628 customers coming from 28 countries and represented a not-to-miss event for the whole elevator industry.

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Wiedenzhausen, April 9th, 2018

Aline Estevant-Rigaut joins Wittur Group as new CHRO



The Wittur Group announced today the appointment of Aline Estevant-Rigaut as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), joining the company on April 9th, 2018.
 
Aline brings over 25 years of international HR experience to Wittur Executive Management Team. She has led human resources teams for major global companies across a variety of business sectors, including chemical, packaging and automotive.
 
Most recently, Aline has served as Global Vice President Human Resources for Borg Warner Turbo Systems in the automotive sector, and similarly for Owens Illinois, an international packaging company. In each organization, she helped drive company-wide transformation programs, setting up a talent and leadership development culture.
 
Born in France, Aline has Masters in HR Management and Business Administration, as well as professional HR qualifications from the London Business School.

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World Elevator & Escalator Expo 2018, May 8th - May 11th,National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), Shanghai, China

Wittur at WEE Expo 2018



Wittur Group will be one of the main exhibitors at the forthcoming WEE Expo 2018, with its booth covering an area of 548 square meters in H7.2-7C03. WEE Expo is scheduled for May 8th to 11th at the National Convention and Exhibition Center in Shanghai.

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March 26th, 2018

In memoriam: Ercüment Hızal



It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we announce the passing away of  Mr. Ercüment Hızal, the founder and former Managing Director of Wittur Turkey, on 26 March 2018.
 
In addition to his family, those of us who had the opportunity to work with him will also feel a tremendous loss. He was an extraordinarily smart and accomplished entrepreneur.
 
His exceptional work ethic,  long-term commitment to the lift industry, unwavering desire to always do the right thing and his belief that his colleagues were integral to both his personal and the company’s success made him truly one of a kind.
 
Ercüment Hızal will be deeply missed and we extend our sincere condolences to his family.

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