COVID-19 Preparedness and Business Continuation Update

EHC Global Production Facilities and Supply Chain Operations Remain Open and Ready to Serve Customers

                                                                                                                        

To Our Valued Customers in North America,

 

As EHC Global (EHC) continues to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we remained committed to maintaining of all essential functions that are critical to the operation of our business as well as the support and services we provide to our customers.

Our COVID-19 Response Management Teams around the world meet regularly to review developments, monitor guidance and best practices, review the status of our preparations and consider any required adjustments to our production plans and policies. We are also making decisions based on recommendations and instructions provided by local, regional and national authorities.

 

Production & Supply Chain Operations

Our production facilities in China, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Spain and France continue to operate and fulfil customer orders for handrails, rollers, safety brushes and other lift components. Our global Supply Chain team is working hard to ensure that we have the necessary materials and supplies on hand to meet our immediate and future production requirements.

 

Field Services

Our team will be contacting all customers with whom we have booked and confirmed handrail field splicing projects on an individual basis to mutually agree upon the best way to move forward.

 

Sales & Customer Support

Our dedicated sales and support teams are able to continue to serve your needs regardless of their location and we have invested in underlying technology platforms and solutions that are reliable and secure.

 

Handrail Sterilization and Antimicrobial Solutions

We continue to accelerate the commercial launch of our LED UV-C Handrail Sterilization Module and is in the final stages of UL certification. Additionally, NT AMRail handrail is also available to your customers to enhance passenger safety and provide an added level of protection to passengers on escalators and moving walks. NT AMRail combined with the UV-C Handrail Sterilization Module offers a two-pronged solution, identifying to riders that the handrail surface is protected.

We hope this information is helpful and will provide guidance in your ongoing interactions with EHC and its team members. Your cooperation and understanding is greatly appreciated and we will continue to provide you with updates on a regular basis.

 

Regards,

 

 

Jeff Coles

Managing Director, North America

EHC Global Business Continuity Notification – North America (Canada & USA)

To Our Valued Customers and External Stakeholders in North America,

EHC Global (EHC) is actively monitoring the outbreak and spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is taking action to help reduce and contain the spread of COVID-19, while managing the potential safety risks created by a disruption in EHC operations. We are committed to the continuation of all essential functions that are critical to the operation of our business as well as the support and services we provide to our customers and external stakeholders.

We have a COVID-19 Response Management Team in place to monitor the evolving situation, access expert advice and guide our planning and decision-making process. The team meets regularly to review developments, monitor guidance and best practices, review the status of our preparations and consider any required adjustments to our plans and policies. We are also making decisions based on recommendations and instructions provided by local, regional and national authorities.

Where possible, our sales and support teams are able to continue to serve your needs regardless of their location and we have invested in underlying technology platforms and solutions that are reliable and secure. We have implemented the following measures to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, customers, other external stakeholders, and the communities we live and work in:

  • Employees that experience cold or flu-like symptoms are asked to stay home and we request that our vendors, customers, and visitors do the same.
  • Extension of our existing work-from-home policies for all personnel.
  • We have educated and informed our employees regarding the symptoms and preventative measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
  • Cleaning procedures have been enhanced in our offices as follows:
    • Wiping door handles, keypads and surfaces with disinfecting wipes multiple times per day.
    • Adding additional hand sanitizing solutions throughout all of our offices.
  • All employees working in offices must work at distances of at least 2 metres from each other.
  • Ongoing communication with our customers and vendors relating to their response and capabilities during this period.
  • Depending on the severity of the situation, we will implement plans for office staff and service and installation personnel to minimize the risk of exposure and spreading any infection.

Temporary Travel Restrictions

In accordance with national and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations relating to restricted air travel, and in the interest of the health and safety of our employees and external stakeholders, EHC has enacted temporary travel restrictions for all our staff. Until further notice, travel by public means, including air, rail, and public transit, is strictly prohibited.

Our team will be contacting all customers with whom we have booked and confirmed field splicing projects on an individual basis to mutually agree upon the best way to move forward.

We hope this information is helpful and will provide guidance in your ongoing interactions with EHC and its team members. Your cooperation and understanding is greatly appreciated.

 

Regards,

Jeff Coles
Managing Director, North America

EHC Global Business Continuity Notification – Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)

To Our Valued Customers and External Stakeholders in Europe, Middle East & Africa,

EHC Global (EHC) is actively monitoring the outbreak and spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are committed to the continuation of all essential functions that are critical to the operation of our business as well as the support and services we provide to our customers and external stakeholders. Accordingly, we are currently taking and will continue to take precautions in line with local and national authorities.

Going forward, we will implement additional measures as necessary to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, customers, and other external stakeholders.

EHC has enacted the following policies and processes:

  • Employees that experience cold or flu-like symptoms are asked to stay home and we request that our vendors, customers, and visitors do the same.
  • Extension of our existing work-from-home policies for all personnel.
  • We have educated and informed our employees regarding the symptoms and preventative measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
  • Cleaning procedures have been enhanced in our offices as follows:
    • Wiping door handles, keypads and surfaces with disinfecting wipes multiple times per day.
    • Adding additional hand sanitizing solutions throughout all of our offices.
  • All employees working in offices must work at distances of at least 2 metres from each other.
  • Ongoing communication with our customers and vendors relating to their response and capabilities during this period.
  • Depending on the severity of the situation, we will implement plans for office staff and service and installation personnel to minimize the risk of exposure and spreading any infection.

Temporary Travel Restrictions
In accordance with national and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations relating to restricted air travel, and in the interest of the health and safety of our employees and external stakeholders, EHC has enacted temporary travel restrictions for all our staff. Until further notice, travel by public means, including air, rail, and public transit, is strictly prohibited.

EHC field personnel from Spain and the Czech Republic have been repatriated to their respective home countries and will remain there until further notice.

Our team will be contacting all customers with whom we have booked and confirmed installation projects on an individual basis to mutually agree upon the best way to move forward.

We hope this information is helpful and will provide guidance in your ongoing interactions with EHC and its team members. Your cooperation and understanding is greatly appreciated.

 

Regards,

Norman Rosnersky
Managing Director, Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
EHC Global

 

EHC Global Appoints Olaf Müller to Field Operations Director for Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)

In his new role as Field Operations Director, Olaf Müller will lead and grow EHC’s Field Operations Department in the EMEA region, which includes the installation, assembly and modernization of escalators and moving walks. This new role has been created to respond to the needs of the market to provide comprehensive technical services for small and large scale projects. Reporting to Norman Rosnersky, EMEA Managing Director, Olaf will manage EHC’s field operations and project management teams based in Germany, France and Spain with a common goal of executing projects that are a reflection of excellence.

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of handrails, rollers, safety brushes, elevator belts, strategic components, and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry. EHC also provides a comprehensive range of technical services to OEMs including field-splicing, Service+, project management and assembly, installation, removal, and modernization of escalators and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in public transit systems, airports, office buildings, convention centers, shopping centers, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners, and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development, and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil, and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Turkey, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

 

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Media Contact:

John M. Calderón
Director of Marketing
EHC Global
1287 Boundary Road, Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7 (Canada)
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

EHC Global Receives 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® Great Employers Award

January 13, 2020 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of components, services and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry, is pleased to announce that it has been named a 2019 Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® Great Employer by Excellence Canada and Canada Life.

 

Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® is celebrated every October and was established over 20 years ago by Excellence Canada, an independent, not-for-profit corporation that is committed to advancing organizational excellence across Canada. The Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month® Great Employer award recognizes organizations across the country for their planning and actions to foster physically and psychologically safe and healthy workplaces, striving to continually improve across four main areas of focus, namely: Healthy Lifestyles; Mental Health and Workplace Culture; Physical Environment, and; Corporate Social Responsibility.

 

“We are honoured to receive this award as it recognizes EHC’s longstanding commitment to creating safe, inclusive, and healthy workplace environments worldwide where employees feel they are valued and can pursue their self-betterment and aspirations,” stated Melissa Mitchell, EHC’s Director, Human Resources. “Congratulations to our corporate Human Resources team and our local HR departments and employee committees for their leadership in developing and implementing many highly successful health and wellness programs and engaging initiatives throughout the year. Maintaining a healthy workplace environment is a key contributor to EHC’s ability to recruit and retain top talent that are focused on manufacturing and providing high-quality products and services that are a reflection of excellence and help to make the world a better place.”

 

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of handrails, rollers, safety brushes, elevator belts, strategic components, and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry. EHC also provides a comprehensive range of technical services to OEMs including field-splicing, Service+, project management and assembly, installation, removal, and modernization of escalators and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in public transit systems, airports, office buildings, convention centers, shopping centers, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners, and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development, and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil, and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Turkey, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

 

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Media Contact:

John M. Calderón
Director of Marketing
EHC Global
1287 Boundary Road, Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7 (Canada)
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

EHC Global Expands Strategic Supply and Licensing Agreement with Moscow-Based MyZiP to Include NT™ Handrail and Field Splicing Services in Russian Market

EHC Global has expanded its strategic partnership with Moscow-based MyZiP (MyLift LLP) to include the supply and field splicing of NT™ handrail for escalators and moving walks in the Russian market. MyZiP has been an EHC Authorized Distributor of TufFlex™ rubber handrail in Russia since 2016. Developed by EHC, the patented NT handrail platform is an environmentally friendly and technologically advanced alternative to conventional rubber-based products. The NT suite of value-added solutions, collectively referred to as “NT+”, has been engineered to provide enhanced safety, wayfinding, aesthetics, brand activation, and ease of maintenance. The NT+ product family includes ColourRail™, SafeRail™, MotionRail™, BrandRail™, AMRail™, and ADRail™.

 

From left to right (Samuel Jansik, Alexander Rodenkov, and Norman Rosnersky)

 

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of handrails, rollers, safety brushes, elevator belts, strategic components, and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry. EHC also provides a comprehensive range of technical services to OEMs including field-splicing, Service+, project management and assembly, installation, removal, and modernization of escalators and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in public transit systems, airports, office buildings, convention centers, shopping centers, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners, and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development, and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil, and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Turkey, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

 

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John M. Calderon
Director of Marketing
EHC GLOBAL
1287 Boundary Road
Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
mailto:john.calderon@ehc-global.com

Mark Motors Group Promotes Alfa Romeo and Maserati Luxury Brands at 2019 Ottawa Gatineau International Auto Show with EHC Global’s ADRail™ Escalator Handrail Solution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 30, 2019 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC) is pleased to announce The Mark Motors Group has implemented EHC’s ADRail™ escalator handrail solution to promote Alfa Romeo and Maserati luxury brands to engage with attendees of the 2019 Ottawa Gatineau International Auto Show. The annual auto show took place between March 21-24 at the Shaw Centre in downtown Ottawa, Canada. The Mark Motors Group is one of Ottawa’s premier luxury car dealership groups, representing distinguished brands such as Alfa Romeo, Audi, Maserati, Porsche and soon Jaguar Land Rover. The installation of the ADRail™ campaign was managed and executed by Time2Ad Inc., EHC’s Canadian ADRail™ licensee.

“Mark Motors Group is proud to announce their participation and successful completion of another Ottawa Gatineau International Auto Show,” commented Liza Mrak, Mark Motors Group Executive Vice-President. “We are once again delighted by the eye-catching, inventive nature of ADRail™ escalator handrail wrap to draw attention to our luxury brands.”

EHC is proud to have provided ADRail™ escalator handrail advertising solutions to The Mark Motors Group in the past, featuring ADRail™ for the luxury brand Porsche at the 2018 Ottawa Gatineau International Auto Show.

“We are very pleased to have implemented EHC Global’s ADRail™ escalator handrail advertising solution once again at this year’s Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show,” adds Peter Ginsberg, Show Producer. “ADRail™ provides a unique and exclusive hands-on opportunity for automotive manufacturers and sponsors to increase brand awareness and connect with thousands of consumers throughout the auto show.”

ADRail™ has been specifically developed by EHC for escalators and moving walks and consists of a custom graphic film applied directly over the handrail by a qualified installer. ADRail™ features an antimicrobial surface and is ideal for short-term advertising, branding, and safety awareness campaigns. ADRail™ also provides a source of ancillary revenue for building owners, property managers, and event organizers. To date, EHC and its global network of licensees have implemented ADRail™ installations worldwide to promote leading car brands such Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Range Rover, Land Rover, Smart, Suzuki, Nissan, Kia, Toyota, and Mazda.

 

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of handrails, rollers, safety brushes, elevator belts, strategic components, and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry. EHC also provides a comprehensive range of technical services to OEMs including field-splicing, Service+, project management and assembly, installation, removal, and modernization of escalators and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in public transit systems, airports, office buildings, convention centers, shopping centers, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners, and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development, and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil, and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

 

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Media Contact:

John M. Calderon
Director of Marketing
EHC Global
1287 Boundary Road, Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7 (Canada)
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

EHC Global Appoints H. Eren Altmişdört as General Manager, Turkey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 September 24, 2019 (Oshawa, Canada) – EHC Global (EHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of H. Eren Altmişdört to the newly-created role of General Manager, EHC Turkey. Based in İstanbul, Turkey, Eren will report to Norman Rosnersky, EHC’s Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

“We are very pleased to welcome Eren to the EHC team as we continue to invest in our local presence, sales, and customer service infrastructure in Turkey and in other strategic markets throughout the EMEA Region and around the world,” comments Norman Rosnersky. “In his new role, Eren will manage EHC’s operations in Turkey and will lead the implementation of EHC’s strategic corporate goals and strategies throughout Turkey and neighbouring markets.”

Mr. Altmişdört comes to EHC with over thirty-five years of sales and management experience. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from İstanbul University in Turkey.

EHC continues to be a market leader and trusted manufacturer and supplier of escalator handrails, engineered polymers, safety brushes, strategic escalator parts and integrated solutions for the new and replacement markets throughout the EMEA region. EHC is also a leading provider of technical services to all major OEMs including field splicing, Service+, project management and the assembly, installation, removal and modernization of escalators and moving walks.

 

 About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of handrails, rollers, safety brushes, elevator belts, strategic components, and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry. EHC also provides a comprehensive range of technical services to OEMs including field-splicing, Service+, project management and assembly, installation, removal, and modernization of escalators and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in public transit systems, airports, office buildings, convention centers, shopping centers, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners, and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development, and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil, and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

 

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Media Contact:

John M. Calderon
Director of Marketing
EHC Global
1287 Boundary Road, Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7 (Canada)
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

Jeff Coles Appointed Managing Director of EHC Global’s North American Operations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 19, 2019 (Oshawa, Canada) – EHC Global (EHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Coles to the role of Managing Director, North American Operations. Based in Oshawa, Canada, Jeff will report to Jeno Eppel, EHC’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

“I am delighted to welcome someone with Jeff’s extensive industry experience and proven leadership skills to the EHC Global executive team,” commented Jeno Eppel. “In his new role, Jeff will be responsible for supporting and achieving our corporate goals, strategies, and mission, while developing strategic plans to grow and expand our business in North America.”

Jeff comes to EHC with nearly 20 years of management experience in the Escalator and Elevator Industry. Jeff began his career in the lift industry with Schindler Elevator in 1998 in service sales and business development. Between 2003 and 2012, he held several progressive management positions at Schindler and was appointed President of Schindler Canada in 2012. He also served as Schindler’s North American Vice President, Modernization. From 2015 to 2018, Jeff served as Vice President, Central Region, with thyssenkrupp Elevator.

“I am excited to be returning to the vertical transportation industry and am looking very forward to being part of the EHC Global leadership team at this very exciting and pivotal stage in the company’s storied history,” commented Jeff Coles.

Jeff holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from McMaster University.

 

 About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of handrails, rollers, safety brushes, elevator belts, strategic components, and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry. EHC also provides a comprehensive range of technical services to OEMs including field-splicing, Service+, project management and assembly, installation, removal, and modernization of escalators and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in convention centers, public transit systems, shopping centers, airports, office buildings, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

 

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Media Contact:

John M. Calderon
Director of Marketing
EHC Global
1287 Boundary Road, Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7 (Canada)
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

EHC Global Appoints Ian Rowlinson as General Manager, United Kingdom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 September 11, 2019 (Oshawa, Canada) – EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of handrails, rollers, elevator belts, components and technical services to the vertical transportation industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Rowlinson to the newly-created role of General Manager, EHC United Kingdom (UK). Based in Herefordshire, England, Ian will report to Norman Rosnersky, EHC’s Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

“We are excited to welcome Ian to the EHC team as we continue to grow our local presence, sales and customer service infrastructure in key markets throughout the EMEA Region and around the world,” comments Norman Rosnersky. “In his new role, Ian will be responsible for managing EHC’s operations in the UK and leading the implementation of EHC’s strategic corporate goals and strategies for the UK, Netherlands, Scandinavia, and Middle East.”

Mr. Rowlinson comes to EHC with over thirty years of extensive technical sales experience in engineered polymers and industrial products.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Liverpool John Moores University, and has proven business development and sales management experience within the vertical transportation industry.

EHC continues to be a market leader and trusted manufacturer and supplier of escalator handrails, engineered polymers, safety brushes, strategic escalator parts and integrated solutions for the new and replacement markets throughout the EMEA region. EHC is also a leading provider of technical services to all major OEMs including field splicing, Service+, project management and the assembly, installation, removal and modernization of escalators and moving walks.

 

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer and supplier of handrails, rollers, safety brushes, elevator belts, strategic components, and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry. EHC also provides a comprehensive range of technical services to OEMs including field-splicing, Service+, project management and assembly, installation, removal, and modernization of escalators and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in public transit systems, airports, office buildings, convention centers, shopping centers, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners, and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

 

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Media Contact:

John M. Calderon
Director of Marketing
EHC Global
1287 Boundary Road, Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7 (Canada)
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

Washington State Convention Center Summit Building to Feature EHC Global’s Patented NT9000 Escalator Handrail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 13, 2019 (Oshawa, Canada) – EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of handrails, rollers, composite steel belts, and components to the vertical transportation industry, is pleased to announce Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) in Seattle, Washington, will feature EHC’s patented NT9000 escalator handrail in their new Summit building. WSCC, one of the largest convention centers in the Pacific Northwest region of the USA, is currently undergoing a major expansion project. The Summit building will be located one block from the existing facility and will more than double the current capacity of the WSCC when it opens in 2022. EHC has supplied TufFlex™ handrail, ADRail™, Field-Splicing, and D-Flector™ safety brushes to the WSCC in the past.

The Summit building will be a transformative project for the region, connecting neighborhoods, bolstering the economy, and creating an iconic addition to the architectural and cultural landscape. Summit’s 21st Century design is vertically stacked and will have a distinctively Northwest feel. The project will enable WSCC to capture business it currently and consistently turns away due to lack of space availability.

“EHC is proud to be providing our patented NT9000 escalator handrail as part of Washington State Convention Center’s exciting Summit Building expansion project,” commented Jeno Eppel, President and CEO of EHC Global. “EHC has provided escalator handrails and onsite splicing services to many leading convention centers and meeting venues throughout North America and around the world.”

Developed by EHC, the patented NT handrail platform was introduced in 1997 as an environmentally friendly and technologically advanced alternative to conventional rubber-based products. The NT suite of value-added solutions, collectively referred to as “NT+”, has been engineered to provide enhanced safety, wayfinding, aesthetics, and branding. The NT+ product family includes ColourRail™, SafeRail™, MotionRail™, BrandRail™, AMRail™, and ADRail™. Available in a wide range of profiles and colours, NT handrail is recyclable, easy-to-clean and requires minimal maintenance.

 

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer of handrails, rollers, and lift components for escalators, elevators, and moving walks. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in convention centers, public transit systems, shopping centers, airports, office buildings, hospitals, condominiums, and other urban spaces. EHC is committed to developing sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners and facility managers. To accomplish this, EHC employs top material scientists and engineers and continues to invest in R&D, product development and next-generation polymer and composite extrusion technology. EHC has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Brazil and China and a global network of sales offices including Mexico, Slovakia, United Kingdom, and the USA as well as EHC partners in all major markets globally. For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

 

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Media Contact:

John M. Calderon
Director of Marketing
EHC Global
1287 Boundary Road, Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7 (Canada)
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

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Motionitalia Selects EHC Global’s ADRail™ Handrail Solution to Increase Brand Awareness and Engage Attendees at 2019 interzum Trade Show in Cologne, Germany

 
July 31, 2019 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of handrails, rollers, composite steel belts, and components to the vertical transportation industry, is proud to announce Motionitalia has recently implemented EHC’s ADRail™ handrail solution to increase brand awareness and engage attendees at the 2019 interzum international trade show held from May 21 to 24 at Koelnmesse exhibition center in Cologne, Germany. Headquartered in Italy, Motionitalia is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative components and solutions for the furniture industry. ADRail™ has been specifically developed by EHC for escalators and moving walks and consists of a custom graphic film applied directly over the handrail by a qualified installer. ADRail™ features an antimicrobial surface and is ideal for short-term advertising, branding, and safety awareness campaigns. ADRail™ also provides a source of ancillary revenue for building owners, property managers, and event organizers. Each day, EHC helps millions of people all over the world move safely and comfortably in convention centers, public transit systems, shopping malls, office buildings, hospitals, airports, and other urban spaces.

For more information about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.
For more information about Motionitalia, visit www.motionitalia.com/it
To view Motionitalia’s recent ADRail installation, click here https://vimeo.com/342730350

Media Contact:

John M. Calderon
Director of Marketing
EHC Global
1287 Boundary Road, Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7 (Canada)
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547
www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com