On April 30, the leaders of the National Elevators Union and the Russian Elevators Association took part in a video conference meeting with representatives of the Department of Machine-Building and Investment Engineering of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.
Following the meeting of the Governmental Commission on Sustainable Development of the Russian Economy, the list of systemic companies was supplemented by 274 industrial enterprises including PJSC Karacharov Mechanical Plant (PJSC KMZ).
In 2020 the lift-building sector in Russia can lose up to 20% of demand due to spread of the coronavirus infection, told RIA Realty Sergey Chernyshev, the President of the Russian Elevator Association.
Scherbinka Elevator Construction Plant in Moscow for three business days have produced a batch of hospital elevators for medical facilities in five Russian cities that will accommodate the people infected with the coronavirus, reported on Friday the Press-center of Moscow department for investment and industrial policy.
More than 70 elevators of Scherbinka Lift-Manufacturing Plant will be installed around the country in 2020 according to DOM.RF
Over 250 enterprises of processing industry in the capital have resumed the work this week after an interruption due to coronavirus pandemic. However, the measures to prevent the wide spread of the dangerous infection are continued
According to the Xinhua News Agency, an elevator with voice control, where one does not need to press the buttons, now takes the passenger to any floor in a hospital in Beijing
The pandemic viruses, such as swine influenza or COVID-19 actively propagate in confined areas, and elevators used in public buildings, unfortunately, become the infection "carriers".
German consortium Thyssenkrupp announced the sale of 17.2 billion Euro ($18.9 billion) of the elevators production unit to the group of investors headed by direct investment funds Advent and Cinven. This will allow the company experiencing an uneasy situation to improve the financial position.
EAEC countries will establish the international companies in the area of energy accumulation, lifting equipment production, and logistic, - was said to “Izvestia” by Artak Kamalyan, the Minister for industry and agriculture of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EAEC). It is planed that the lifts will be produced under the common brand by Scherbinka elevator construction plant and Belorussian plant Mogilevliftmash. Allied products will be oriented to the domestic market, which potential is estimated in $ 3 billion, as well as for export, - stressed the EAEC Minister.