NEWS for August 18, 2016
HIDRAL USA HIRES CARCICH TO GROW NY AREA BUSINESS
Hidral USA has hired Vivian Carcich as its Regional New Business Development manager for the New York tri-state area. She was responsible for the startup of Fabian USA Inc., where she served as vice president. Carcich has extensive experience in the development and introduction of foreign products into the North American market. Hidral observes that, in such a fast-paced industry, Carcich quickly built a network of clients consisting of contractors, architects, developers and consultants. Carcich holds a certificate in interior design from Long Island University’s C.W. Post campus.
OTIS TO OUTFIT NEW MARRIOTT HOTEL IN CHINA
Otis Elevator (China) Co. Ltd. continues its momentum in China with an order to outfit Marriott Xiamen EDITION with 30 elevators and escalators. Taking shape in the coastal city of Xiamen, the hotel will feature a vertical-transportation system that includes seven SkyRiseTM elevators traveling at up to 6 mps. Otis Elevator China President Luis Molina notes that Marriott has exceptionally high standards, and that Otis is proud to have worked closely with the hotel chain on many projects around the world.
LAST MONTH FOR EW PROJECT OF THE YEAR SUBMISSIONS
Entries for the ELEVATOR WORLD Project of the Year Awards 2017 will be accepted through August 31, 2016. This is the last date for projects to be considered for winning one of nine categories, “Elevators, New Construction”; “Elevators, Modernization”; “Escalators, New Construction”; “Escalators, Modernization”; “Moving Walks”; “Inclined Elevators”; “Platform Lifts & Stairway Chairlifts”; “Private-Residence Elevators”; and “Special Purpose Lifts,” to win an award and be recognized in a feature story in the January 2017 issue. The contest is open for projects that have been completed within the past two years and must include a bound hard copy, one CD or flash drive with both text and photos, and a completed entry form. To download the form and obtain more information, visit website.