Wittur Electric Drives GmbH announced today the launch of the WGG 29, a new traction machine for the modernization of high rise lifts. This new synchronous high-efficiency gearless drive offers outstanding performances, with a max. load of 5000 kg and a max speed of 5 m/s (with 2:1 rope arrangement).
A breakthrough innovation introduced by the WGG 29 is its split housing design, which delivers a perfect solution for the easy replacement of high rise lift machines when space and accessibility to machine room are limited. When disassembled, WGG 29 can be moved through a standard door of 800 mm width.
The new Wittur Group is going to exhibit at Expo Elevador 2016, the biggest trade show for the elevator business in South America. On July 13-14, Wittur representatives will participate in the sixth edition of the event that will take place in its new venue at the Anhembi exhibition centre.
Customers and partners of Wittur Poland met on May 19, 2016 to a day full of information about the new product range of Wittur Group following the acquisition of Sematic and the introduction of new rules and codes.
On 25th and 26th of May, 2016, the new Wittur Group incorporating Sematic was present at the Liftex Exhibition. During this year’s Liftex Exhibition, Wittur had a special treat to offer to its customers: The Grand Opening of a new Wittur Group showroom in London. This very exciting development in the history of Wittur UK happened as it entered its 20th year trading under the name of Wittur.
From 10 to 13 May Wittur will be present at the WORLD ELEVATOR & ESCALATOR EXPO 2016 (WEEE), held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China. At the company’s booth, located in H6.1-6118, for the first time Wittur will be displaying its products and solutions together with Sematic, after the official closing of the acquisition of the Italian group in April 2016.
The 33rd edition of the Heilbronn Elevator days, organised by the Technische Akademie Heilbronn, is dedicated to innovations in the elevator. Presentations topics include Industry 4.0, Generation Y, EN 81-20/50, the new Lift Directive 2014/33 / EU and more.
The Wittur Group announced today that following the acquisition of Sematic Group the integration and the future strategic development of the Group will be overseen by a new Chief Financial Officer. On February 22, 2016, Frank Schulkes, former CFO and Executive Vice President of GE Healthcare, will be appointed as new CFO of the Wittur Group. Daniel Wiest has resigned from his current role, effective February 22, 2016, to pursue other opportunities. To ensure a smooth transition, Mr. Wiest will remain associated with the Group in an advisory capacity.