Erwin to Manage Dallas Area Lerch Bates Office
Lerch Bates Inc. has hired Jacob Erwin as regional manager for its South Central Region of Mountain Area, headquartered in Dallas. Erwin comes to Lerch Bates with considerable industry experience, having held various leadership positions with thyssenkrupp in Denver after working his way up from a service and repair sales representative. He was also service and modernization sales manager at Fujitec America, and has been involved in projects such as the MGM Grand and Monte Carlo in Las Vegas and the Denver International Airport. He holds a BS in History and an MS in Educational Leadership from the University of Oregon.
KONE to Supply Major Seattle Hotel, Debut JumpLift in U.S. KONE has been awarded a contract to supply 36 units to the 45-story Eighth and Howell Convention Center Hotel in Seattle, which, upon completion in 2018, will be the largest hotel in the Pacific Northwest with 1,264 rooms. KONE plans to utilize its JumpLift self-climbing elevator during construction of two of the elevators, marking JumpLift’s U.S. debut. Awarded by Elliott NE, LLC with project management by Sellen Construction, the contract includes 16 EcoSystem MRTM, six MonoSpace® and two freight elevators, 12 TravelMasterTM escalators and the PolarisTM destination-control system.
Ring Communications, Inc has the most advanced, self-monitoring, fully integrated, easy to use elevator intercom system in the world. Our newest feature, off-premise transfer capabilities, can be programmed with up to four telephone numbers. If a busy signal or ring-no-answer is encountered,the next number is automatically dialed until the call is answered. When the call goes through, a recorded message is played, providing location identification, and a conversation can start. Our philosophy is to provide the highest quality internal communication and security systems that are extremely innovative, yet practical. We offer a full array of small and large systems with built-in flexibility and customization capabilities. Standard features include line supervision, ADA compliance, All Call and Group Calls. All our systems can easily interface to CCTV and card access systems. ASME A17.1 and CSA B44 compliant for voice communications within the building. Give us a "RING" when your next project comes up to find our how cost effective our systems can be.
February 2016 • ELEVATOR WORLD
The Magazine of the International Building Transportation Industry