Hawaiian Artira Named Project of the Month

Congratulation to Access Lifts of Hawaii for their installation of a radiating GSL Artira at the Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu. This attractive installation features stainless steel tubes and towers, under-platform sensing plate and drive box.

Ala Moana Hotel

Ala Moana Hotel

Artira at Ala Moana

Artira at Ala Moana

Artira at Ala Moana

Artira at Ala Moana

Inclined Platform Lift for Zedi wins February Project of the Month

20141106_094003Congratulations to Canwest Elevator & Lifts for their installation of a large Artira in an open core stairway at the corporate headquarters of Zedi, Inc., a large company specializing in the manufacturing of diagnostic equipment for the Oil and Gas Industry.

20141106_09394520141106_093705This project was especially challenging, as the stair treads were not strong enough to support the lift and the stringers were inset. The solution was to provide custom tread supports attached to the stringer, directly underneath each support tower.20141106_093739

The folks at Zedi were not required to install a lift to comply with code. Nor did they do this to provide access for a specific employee. Nobody that currently works there is a wheelchair user. They installed the lift because they thought making their entire office accessible was the right thing to do. Good call!

Colombian Cinema Installation Named Garaventa Lift Project of the Month

Xpress II Wheelchair Lift

Xpress II Wheelchair Lift

Congratulations to Mitsubishi Electric de Colombia, also know as Melco. Their installation at the Centro Comercial Unicentro Mall in Bogata has earned them the Project of the Month for November, 2014.

A tower-mounted Xpress II allows for access to a cinema over a bright, colorful set of stairs with a mirrored adjacent wall and graphics painted on the stairs.

There are two lifts in this project. A Genesis Enclosure is also installed in the cinema lobby to provide access to a second seating level.

Xpress II

Xpress II

Genesis Enclosure

Genesis Enclosure

Genesis Enclosure

Genesis Enclosure