The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Alexandros Sandros, Engineering Solutions Director at Metron SA

Metron was founded in 1995 and since 2000 is a member of ALUMIL Group. Since then, the company has expanded its commercial network to 47 countries and five continents, employing more than 200 people.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Nancy Lycett, Director, ILE

ILE is 40 years old this year. It supplies a complete range of elevator equipment as well as manufacturing control systems and complete lift packages. We chat to Nancy Lycett.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Tom Brooksbank, Key Account Manager, GLE Spain

GLE Spain was launched in 1999 and specialises in the design and manufacture of lifts to meet absolutely any requirement.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Alison Lyons, Commercial Director, Sesame Access

Imagine instead that you are at the front of a building, you press a button and the front steps magically retract into the building to reveal a platform lift.  Meet Sesame Access – designers, manufacturers and installers of bespoke and invisible wheelchair access lifts.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Daniel Williamson, International Business Development Director, IMEM Lifts

IMEM Lifts is one of Europe’s leading lift manufacturers with a well-established reputation for quality and reliability and will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Richard B Annable, Managing Director, KAPOK 88

KAPOK 88 celebrated 30 successful years in business in 2018 and has evolved into Europe’s No.1 elevator interior protection company, manufacturing bespoke and modular padded protective drapes.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Phillip Rudd, Director, Jackson Lift Group

Jackson was created in 1979 by George Jackson, a manager with a large lift company and a vision of a company that listened to customers and provided a service they required. From a man and a van start 40 years ago, Jackson has grown to £56 million turnover, employing over 500 valued people.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Stuart Cooper, Trade Sales Manager, Gartec

Gartec was started 25 years ago. Going from strength to strength, we are specialists in platform lifts for almost any environment – internal or external, commercial or residential.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Darren Kelly, Managing Director at Drucegrove Ltd

Drucegrove Limited is a specialist designer and manufacturer of elevator components supplied worldwide to the industry.  It was started by Dennis Kelly in 1983 when, after a long and enjoyable career with Otis, he finished as Chief Field Engineer in the UK and decided to branch out on his own. 

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Rob Keane, Managing Director, Hydratec Lifts

Hydratec was established in 1993, to support the growing need for specialist hydraulic lift services in the industry. Its senior team include highly experienced hydraulics engineers, technicians and system designers.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Stuart Davidson, Managing Director, Lester Controls

Lester Controls was founded in 1986, and today has over 43,000 lift & escalator controllers in service across the UK. It designs, manufactures and tests lift controllers at its facilities in Surrey and Leicestershire, and have become the UK’s largest independent lift control panel manufacturer.

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The Elevator Pitch: 60 seconds with Paul Davies, Director, PRNS Building Services Ltd

PRNS Building Services is a specialist construction company within the lift industry. It works with 23 lift and escalator companies nationwide providing something as simple as installing temporary hoardings to something as complex as cutting out concrete lift entrances in high rise buildings.

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