|[April 07, 2014]
Mitsubishi Electric to Launch NEXIEZ-LITE Elevators in India
TOKYO --(Business Wire)--
Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today the Indian-market
launch of NEXIEZ-LITE, a new lineup in the company's NEXIEZ global
series of elevators, for low- and mid-rise residential and office
buildings beginning April 14. Annual sales of 1,000 units are targeted
Standardized functions and specifications for India
Basic features suitable for low- and mid-rise buildings in India,
helping to reduce lead-time while strengthening price competitiveness.
Mitsubishi (News - Alert) Emergency Landing Device (MELD)* and safety
functions such as Multi-beam Door Sensor** are
Three types of car designs*** matched to architectural
designs and colors suited to Indian tastes.
Gearless traction machine using a permanent magnetic motor reduces
power consumption by 20% compared to inverter-controlled worm traction
LEDs for car lighting reduce power consumption by 75% compared to
traditional incandescent bulbs.
* Mitsubishi Emergency Landing Device (MELD)
In the event that
passengers become trapped in a car due to a power failure, etc., MELD
automatically checks the elevator status and then moves the car to the
nearest floor using its rechargeable battery.
** Multi-beam Door Sensor
As the elevator doors close, a sensor
uses multiple infrared beams to monitor the entire doorway. If any
passenger/object entering/exiting the car is detected, the doors open
*** Car designs
Three newly designed car ceilings blend
harmoniously with Indian architectural designs.
Other NEXIEZ-LITE features
544 to 1,020 kg (8 to 15)
60 meters, or 105 meters, per minute
By quote for each order
In India, where the demand for low- and mid-rise residential and office
buildings is increasing in line with economic growth and rapidly
urbanizing cities, the demand for elevators and escalators has been
expanding, especially for low-price, safe and comfortable models.
Mitsubishi Electric (News - Alert) Corporation established Mitsubishi Elevator ETA
India Pvt. Ltd. to develop and market elevators and escalators in India
in August 2012. The company is now focusing on rapid development of
innovative products suited to the needs of Indian customers. Mitsubishi
Elevator ETA India will soon launch a lineup of elevators that deliver
basic features carefully selected from the platform designs of
Mitsubishi Electric's NEXIEZ global series of elevators. By shortening
lead-time and reducing costs with these new elevators, the company is
confident that it will be able to expand sales in the Indian market.
About Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
With over 90 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality
products, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) is a recognized
world leader in the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and
electronic equipment used in information processing and communications,
space development and satellite communications, consumer electronics,
industrial technology, energy, transportation and building equipment.
Embracing the spirit of its corporate statement, Changes for the Better,
and its environmental statement, Eco Changes, Mitsubishi Electric
endeavors to be a global, leading green company, enriching society with
technology. The company recorded consolidated group sales of 3,567.1
billion yen (US$ 37.9 billion*) in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013.
For more information visit http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com
*At an exchange rate of 94 yen to the US dollar, the rate given by the
Tokyo Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2013
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