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The world is changing, but what about man?

The world is changing, but what about man? All religions, nearly all philosophies, and even a part of science testify to the unwearying, heroic effort of mankind desperately denying its contingency.
JACQUES MONOD

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Passanger Flow in Buildings is Important, Traffic Analysis is Essential for Elevators

Today, multi-story buildings are dominant in big cities. Technological developments in the construction industry reflect taller buildings on city skylines. Therefore, transferring people and goods from the first to the upper floors becomes one of the priorities. Today, it is a must to have planning for a proper elevator that focuses on the density of people who require service, and that determines the adequate capacity and number of cabins according to the purposes and features of the building.

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The Importance of Vertical Circulation Analysis/Calculation in Our Lives

Nowadays, the importance of vertical transportation elements is high, in order for buildings to be functional and work productively. For individuals in buildings, property owners as well as tenants, to reach their living spaces in an efficient way is a factor that significantly influences the value of buildings.

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Us, at a glance!

Though the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Turkey is growing by the week, the average investment in entrepreneurs remains quite low by any standard.

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Are Green-Labelled Elevators Safe?

Annual statistics have begun to be published about our industry since the end of 2017. The most focused information among these data that have been recently expressed most in the media regards how many red-labelled elevators there are, what percentage they make up of the total elevators controlled, how unsafe red-labelled elevators are, the attention given on not using them, the measures to be taken and how serious this subject is. I would like to express my gratitude to those who help us to focus on these issues.

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Control, Maintenance, Accident

Dear Readers, We all use elevators and escalators as a means of transportation as much as we use cars, buses and subways on our way to work, school, home or shopping, every day.

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Some of the Changes of TS EN 81-20 and 50:2014 as Related to Elevator Cars

TS EN 81-20 and 50 standards enacted in 2014 became compulsory after a three-year transition period, as of 1 September 2017, in our country.

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Evaluation of the Performance of Interior Car Materials Within the Scope of TS EN 13501-1 Standard in Reaction to Fire

As it is known, the performance of the buildings and the materials used in these buildings related to fire in our country must comply with what has been defined in the Turkey’s Regulation on Fire Protection[1], and there is not a specific condition towards the use of elevator car materials.

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Love is Born of Knowledge! ”Mevlana”

The word “Rumi” once stood for Anatolia; this definition arose from the fact that the Anatolian people were comprised mostly of the Rum in the post-Western Roman period.

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Turkish-Made Elevators

Dear Reader, Let’s start with a few questions: How many elevator companies are there operating in Turkey?, How many of these companies do installation?, How many of these assembly companies sell and install elevators using the components that have its own design and brand?, How many companies are there that produce and install elevators with the speed of 4 mph and over, according to the criteria in the third question?, What is the number of completely domestic companies that fulfill the criteria of the third and fourth questions?

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The Tale of a Road and Our Learned Helplessness!

It’s the loss of one’s problem solving abilities. A feeling of despair brought on by the inability to see a way out of social and economic problems, and the state of feeling incapable.

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Periodic Inspection of Elevators in Our Country and EN 81-20

Hello, Dear Readers, Periodic inspection of elevators in our country became compulsory with the enactment of the Elevator Maintenance and Operation Regulation, which was published in November 2008.The implementation of this regulation, thus, made our elevators, as in Europe, safer over time.They continue to be as such.

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Lift Warranty Guarantee Fund

What is a lift warranty guarantee fund ? What is it used for?

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Fatma Hanım ve Feodalism!

With its clean sea and dry air, Turgutreis in Bodrum is one of our lovely holiday destinations. When within this fair paradise, one sees plastic bottles and other trash on the ground, one cannot help but think: Though these lovely coves are ours, do we also possess the sensibility to protect and take care of them? We ought to keep clean not just our coasts but all the places we visit, and not litter the ground.

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Investment, Manufacturing, Exports, and Employment!

During one of his meetings, President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan maintained that Turkey, following the April 17 referendum, had entered a new era; emphasizing that this would be a period of renewal, he asked businessmen to generate more investment, manufacturing, exports, and employment.

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Internet of Lifts

High technology plays an indispensable role in modern society today, and the intensive use and rapid development of these technologies have given birth to new concepts, opportunities and risks in our life.

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The Istanbul Elevator Exhibition

The Istanbul International Elevator and Associated Products Exhibition took place between March 22 and 26, 2017. A total of eight days of exhibition at two different locations were completed in five days. The first exhibition was kicked off on Wednesday, 22nd of March at the Yeşilköy CNR Expo Center, and was finished on Saturday, 25th of March, while the second, at the Beylikdüzü TÜYAP Expo Center, commenced on Thursday, 23rd of March and ended on Sunday, 26th of March.

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Vertical Transportation and Escalators on Subways

Escalators and moving walkways are used for the transport of large numbers of passengers in a short time and they are manufactured and installed according to EN 115-1. EN 115-1 identifies safety-related requirements, but the operating environments of the escalators are various. Heavy-duty escalators and moving walkways are used especially in the subways and at the airports. So what is a heavy-duty escalator?

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Foreign Promotion Supports and On-Site Customs Clearance

Turkish government offers promotional support and on-site customs clearance for exporters. The Turkish government is offering overseas promo¬tional support and on-site customs clearance capabili¬ties for companies involved in international trade, in an effort to achieve US$500 billion in annual exports as set forth in the 2023 Vision goals.

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Elevator Floor Doors And Regulatory Compliance

As we all know, elevator floor door locks are safety componentsaccording to the Elevator Regulation and pursuant to the EN 81 - 1 + A3 conditions, it is required for the floor doors to be supplied to the market as of 31.8.2017 to be delivered in accordance with the EN 81 - 20 and EN 81 - 50 standards and certified for conformity.

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As Deadline Nears For EN 81-20/50, There Are Many Questions

On April 20, 2016, the European Commission issued the EN 81-20 and EN 81-50 elevator standards, and implemented a transitional period that will end on August 31, 2017.

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