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March 26th, 2018

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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Wiedenzhausen, March 9th, 2018

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

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

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 .
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Wiedenzhausen, February 6th, 2018

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.
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Cairo City, Feb 1-3, 2018

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

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). 
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Shanghai, China

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