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April 4th-7th 2013,Tüyap Fair & Congress Center, İstanbul, Turkey

Wittur will be present at Asansör İstanbul 2013, the important lift exhibition scheduled from April 4th to April 7th 2013 at Tüyap Fair & Congress Center in İstanbul, Turkey.
Asansör 2013, held by İFO - İstanbul Fuar Hizmetleri with the support of AYSAD (Association of Elevator and Escalator Industrialists) will see the presence of 400 exhibitors from 37 countries; Wittur is located in Hall 7, Stand D10.
Visitors of Wittur stand will be able to experience the widest range of lift components and solutions, including:
  1.  Wittur MRL W Line machine roomless lift package in EN81-71 Category II vandal resistant execution;
  2. Wittur MRL W line machine roomless lift package in panoramic execution;
  3. Wittur MCS1 modular lift car, exhibited in a variety of interior finishes;
  4. Wittur Osaka round panoramic lift car;
  5. Wittur MDS1 modular lift door presented in fire resistant EN 81-58 E120 and E30 GOST executions
  6. Wittur FINELINE reduced thickness lift door for modernization;
  7. Wittur HYDRA, probably the most successful lift door in the world, in fire-resistant EN81-58 E120 and GOST EI90, EI60 executions;
  8. A range of Wittur gearless drives including WSG S1, S2, S3 and WSG 08;
  9. Wittur frequency inverter series GLD;
  10. Wittur technology for energy efficieny
  11. Wittur range of Safety gears.

In the context of the Asansör  Technical conference program, Wolfgang Adldinger from Wittur is scheduled to deliver a presentation On April 6th  at 12:00 – 13:00 in his role of Chairman of  Components Committee – ELA. The title of the presentation is “EN 81 + A3 PRACTICES IN GERMANY”.
You are welcome to join Wittur at Asansör 2013!
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Heilbronn, March 5th-6th, 2013

The 30th anniversary edition of Heilbronner Aufzugstage have taken place on March 5th-6th 2013 in Heilbronn. The topic of this year was Electronics in the lift industry and it was appropriately chosen as this was also the topic of the first 1st Heilbronner Aufzugstage conference of 30 years ago. 295 participants from 8 countries attended the two days forum and the related exhibition area.
Wolfgang Adldinger from Wittur presented a speech about “Coming soon : Lifts according to Machine Directive 2006/42/EC”
The paper described in detail the Machine Directive features, the market trends and the application of these features of Wittur products such as HHL W Line home lift.

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Feb. 8th, IUAV University, Venice, Italy

The workshop “Beyond the square and the X” organized by the eminent IUAV University of Venice on the 8th of February was a great success for the architecture students and the experts of the lift industry. The aim of the workshop was to discuss together about the integration of elevators in buildings design.

Wittur took part at this appreciated initiative as main sponsor and invited speaker presenting the workshop: “Elevator and architectural design: enhancing aesthetics, energy efficiency, comfort and safety”. Wittur, by showing amazing solutions realized so far, wanted to prove how the elevator can be the aesthetical focus of a building though respecting current regulations.

Among other involving workshops, Dr. Fabrizio Nicoli, ANICA president (National Industries Association for Lift Components ) made for the students an interesting introduction to the elevator working principles and Fabio Liberali, Publishing Manager of the European elevator magazine “Elevatori” made a relevant analysis of the Italian lift market and of its opportunities.

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Feb. 8th, Venice, Italy

Wittur will participate as main sponsor and invited speaker to the workshop “ Beyond the square and the X: elevators design and technology “.

The workshop is organized on the 8th of February by the eminent IUAV University of Venice. The aim is to discuss together, with architecture students and experts of the field, about the integration of elevators in buildings that today represents, not only a technical challenge, but also the possibility to take advantage of a lot of functional and aesthetical opportunities.

Claudio Felisi, Wittur special projects and modernization manager, will present the workshop “Elevator and architectural design: enhancing aesthetics, energy efficiency, comfort and safety” by showing interesting and amazing installations solutions realized by Wittur so far.

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Feb. 22nd and 23rd,NIMHANS Convention Center, Bengaluru, India

Wittur will be present at IEE TechForum 2013, the knowledge forum for vertical transportation to be held on 22nd and 23rd of February at the NIMHANS Convention Center, Bengaluru, India.

The forum represents the opportunity to discuss together among members of the vertical industry, industry stalwarts and technocrats about the latest most relevant issues and products news and to help this way to spread this knowledge.

This year seminars topics will focus on: Technology Streams, Traffic Analysis, Standards & Codes, Maintenance Practices, Installation Methods and Customer Interaction Forum.
Among them, Wittur will introduce the safety issue presenting his solution for Uncontrolled Car Movements.

The forum will also assign a huge area as expo for the vertical industry to showcase products and services.
Wittur Elevator Components India Pvt. Ltd., Wittur production company based in Chennai, will present MDS1, the new modular lift door for residential applications which is being also manufactured in India and the MCS1 modular car system, based on an innovative fixing system for car panels and characterized by reduced engineering and installation times.

You are welcome to Stand A9 –A 10 to experience Wittur at IEE TechForum 2013!

For further information please contact:

Vivek Puranik
Head - Sales
Wittur Elevator Components India Pvt Ltd
Phone +91-98409 38536
Email -

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Wiedenzhausen, Dec. 18th, 2012

On December 18th 2012 the Wittur Academy was officially opened in a kick-off event by the CEO Dr. Walter Rohregger, the Wittur Academy Dean Mr. Franco Roccheggiani and the Wittur Vice President of Sales Europe, America and Africa  Mr. Javier Navamuel. The Academy, based in Wiedenzhausen, aims to provide training activities for  the Wittur Group sales force in Europe and worldwide.

The newly built Wittur Academy facilities include a high tech classroom as well as several workshop areas where trainees can perform hands-on sessions: assembling doors, adjusting sliding guides, fine tuning frequency inverters and lift controllers.

The Wittur quality goes beyond products, processes and service: the people are at the center of the Wittur commitment to excellence. By developing excellent sales skills the Wittur Group aims to provide the highest level of service to its customers worldwide.

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Kielce, Poland, October 24th-26th 2012

Wittur will be present at Eurolift Exhibition in Kielce, Poland from October 24th to 26th 2012.
A major part of Wittur extended range of components will be on display and available to all visitors, including:
  • Wittur complete MRL W Line MRL lift solution
  • Wittur HHL W Line Complete Lift Platform Solution
  • Wittur MDS1 Modular door for new lifts installation in residential buildings
  • Hydra 3000 Reduced sill door for modernization
  • Hydra car door in a special execution with top car assembly and reduced sill for modernization
  • Hydra landing door with glass framed panels for panoramic lift applications
  • Pegasus landing door in EN81-71 vandal resistant Category II execution for lift installations in public unattended places
  • Wittur WSG range of gearless lift drives.

Within the fair, a technical conference will take place. The topic of the conference will be “Safety of lifts and the new regulations - implementation of Annex A3 to the PN-EN 81.1 and EN 81.2 and the work on a new lift directive”.
Wolfgang Adldinger will represent Wittur. He will make a speech "New directives and regulations – Effect to WITTUR solutions“.

You are welcome to Stand E-16 to experience Wittur at Euro Lift 2012!

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August 16th and 17th, 2012

Wittur Singapore hosted the Grand Opening of the new Asia-Pacific Technical Center on August 16th and 17th, 2012.

The opening of Wittur Singapore Technical Centre is an important milestone in the development of the Asia-Pacific business of the Wittur Group. Our empowered presence in the Asia-Pacific will enable us to build a stronger partnership and provide proximity support to our customers and business partners in the whole region.

There are three main areas of activity for Technical Centre:
1. Technical Presentation and demonstration of Wittur core products relevant for the AP region
2. Product training for customers and continuous product knowledge improvement for Wittur team
1. Effective product support with reduced lead times for AP customers.

The opening note on August 16th was delivered jointly by Mr. Sergio Biglino, Executive Vice President AP, Wittur Group, and Mr. Kenneth Aberg, Managing Director, Wittur Asia Pacific.
After the ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Mr. Aberg introduced the activities of the Wittur Singapore Technical Centre to the guest.
The second day was dedicated to the Tour of facilities and the demonstrations of new products, such as HPDS door system, packages for door modernization, range of controllers and inverters for geared and gearless lift machines. An introduction to spare parts and training capabilities was also part of the agenda.
We would like to express our sincere thanks to the many customers and business partners for taking their time out to grace the event. We are going to continue to welcome customers and business partners to visit our Technical Centre, with customized programs for trainings and seminars.

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October 9th and 10th, 2012

The 5th European Lift Congress organized by The Technical Academy of Heilbronn will take place in Heilbronn on October 9 and 10, 2012. Kerem Kuleli from Wittur will present a lecture about the development of MDS range of lift doors.

The event will be led by Dr. Gerhard Schiffner, and it is supported the European Lift Association ELA, the German Manufacturers’ Associations VDMA and VFA as well as the Association of Technical Inspectorate Agencies VdTÜV.

This year’s Congress will be focusing on lift regulations, on sustainability, safety and technical innovation. Visitors will have the opportunity to obtain the latest information on the planned revision of the Lift Directive and on the first practical experience with the new Machinery Directive. There will be in-depth reporting on the on-going revision of EN 81-1 and EN 81-2, of particular interest given the anticipated availability of the revised draft standards in the autumn of 2012.

On the subject of sustainability, participants will have the chance to hear the results of the E4 project concluded in the spring and the consequences for implementation of energy saving potential in the lift industry; moreover, presentations about the EU project on the achievement of accessibility for all are scheduled.
The planned contributions about safety and technical innovation will be dealing with such wide-ranging topics as systems designed to prevent unintended movement at lift stops, advanced control technology, new developments in the field of suspension systems and energy-saving lift systems.

You are welcome to meet Wittur at the 5th European Lift Congress in Heilbronn on October 9th and 10th!

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September 20th and 21st, 2012

WITTUR S.p.A. invited their Italian customer to discover new products for 2013 on September 20th and 21st 2012 in their recently updated showroom at Wittur Spa production facility in Colorno, Italy.

What was new:
  • Modernisation of lift components: our solutions.
  • Machine room less lift solution, MRL 1000 kg: official launch in the Italian market.
  • Our DOORS: last executions and certifications for every market requirement.
  • Our CARS: new modular concept, official launch in Italy of the MCS1 car.
  • Overcoming architectural barriers: YSEL, new revolutionary device, come and see it.
  • New GEARLESS WSG S.0: light, compact and reliable.
  • Hydraulic solutions for Homelift and HI pump unit with inverter.
... and that was not all!

10.30 - Welcome by Wittur Italy Sales Management: the new organisation, introduction to the day program.
11.00 - A3 Certification: the situation in the Italian market.
GIOVANNI CAPUANO, Member of the UNI Lift commission.


Each day featured a planned visit to the production plant.
Wittur would like to thank all attending customers!

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