EHC Global Supplies Red NT ColourRail™ Escalator Handrails to Złote Tarasy Commercial, Office, and Entertainment Complex in Warsaw, Poland

July 28, 2020 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of components, technical services and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry, is proud to announce the recent installation of red NT ColourRail™ escalator handrails at the Złote Tarasy commercial, office, and entertainment complex in Warsaw, Poland. Located next to the Warsaw Central Railway Station and Palace of Culture and Science, the Złote Tarasy opened to the public in 2007. With more than 21 million visitors a year, Złote Tarasy features over 200 stores and 40 restaurants located on five levels. The mixed used development also includes a multiplex cinema, high-rise office building, over 1580 parking spaces and a pedestrian network that links the train station with the historic city center.

NT ColourRail™ is available in standard and custom colours and features an easy-to-maintain high-gloss finish that enhances the overall appearance of escalators and moving walks and encourages customers to hold the handrail. In addition to improved aesthetics and risk mitigation, installing NT ColourRail™ can provide building owners and property managers with other value-added benefits including enhanced wayfinding, brand activation and rider experience.

Developed by EHC, the patented NT handrail platform features an easy-to-maintain, high-gloss finish and is an environmentally friendly and technologically advanced alternative to conventional rubber handrails. The NT suite of value-added solutions, collectively referred to as “NT+”, has been engineered to provide enhanced safety, wayfinding, aesthetics, brand activation, physical distancing, and reliability to building owners and property managers. Available in a wide range of profiles, NT handrail is recyclable and is available in standard and custom colours. The NT+ product family includes ColourRail™, SafeRail™, MotionRail™, BrandRail™, AMRail™, and ADRail™.  EHC also offers a Handrail Cleaning Solution that will not compromise the strength, performance life or warranty of NT and TufFlex handrails.

 

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

 

High resolution photographs available upon request.

 

EHC Global Supplies Red NT ColourRail Escalator Handrails to Zlote Tarasy Commercial, Office, and Entertainment Complex in Warsaw, Poland

EHC Global's NT ColourRail and the NT+ Advantage

Red Handrails on an escalator at Złote Tarasy complex

Red Handrails on an escalator at Złote Tarasy complex

Red Handrails on escalators at Złote Tarasy complex

Red Handrails on an escalator at Złote Tarasy complex

Red Handrails on escalators at Złote Tarasy complex

 

 

Prysmian Group to Acquire EHC Global

To Our Valued and Respected Customers,

We are pleased to announce that EHC Global (EHC) has entered into an agreement to sell 100% of EHC to Prysmian Group. The completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Prysmian Group’s Draka Elevator business, based in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, is a leading manufacturer of engineered elevator cables with over 35 years of experience in the lift industry. Under the leadership of Sterrett Lloyd, Draka Elevator has built a global reputation for providing high-quality, innovative components essential for safe, efficient, and reliable elevator operation.

This is a very exciting, strategic and historic event for both companies, for our employees, and our customers. EHC and Draka Elevator are well-established, respected and highly complementary companies with nearly 80 years of combined experience and leadership in the global vertical transportation industry. Both organizations hold similar principles and values and share a common vision and passion for developing innovative and sustainable solutions that optimize safety, enhance value, and meet the most challenging demands of OEMs, designers, building owners, and facility managers. We now have a great opportunity to build upon this incredible foundation and further strengthen our world-leading brands.

Following the completion of the transaction, our organizations will be working closely together to smoothly integrate our operations and to develop and implement strategies that are in the best long-term interests of our customers and global distribution partners.

In the coming weeks, we will reach out to you with additional information regarding the transaction and the benefits we believe it will bring to your organization and to your customers. Until the completion of the transaction, please continue on a business-as-usual basis, with your existing EHC Sales and Service representatives.

Please join us as we embark on an exciting and prosperous future for our customers, partners and employees.

Thank you and best regards,

 

Ronald Ball, Founder & Chairman

Jeno Eppel, President & CEO

EHC Global Announces NT SafeRail™ Escalator Handrail Installation at Network Rail’s London Bridge Station in the United Kingdom

July 21, 2020 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC) is proud to announce the recent installation of NT SafeRail escalator handrail at Network Rail’s London Bridge station in the United Kingdom (UK). Network Rail’s iconic London Bridge is the oldest rail terminus in London and the fourth busiest station in the UK, bringing over 55 million passengers into the city each year. These handrails feature permanent safety graphics on the surface that remind passengers to hold the handrail to reduce the risk of personal injury. These safety graphics also function as motion indicators and can be used to encourage physical distancing.

Available with standard and custom safety graphics, NT SafeRail™ features an easy-to-maintain high-gloss finish that also enhances the overall appearance of escalators and encourages customers to hold the handrail. NT SafeRail is part of the Safety+ integrated suite of products and services specifically designed to mitigate risk, meet safety code requirements (e.g., EN115, ASME A17.1, CSA B44, etc.), and promote safe and responsible use of escalators and moving walks. Other Safety+ solutions include LED UV-C Handrail Sterilization, SafeGuard Signage and Deck Barricades, Safety Brushes, Automated Messaging System, the Virtual Assistant, and Service Barricades.

Developed by EHC, the patented NT handrail platform features an easy-to-maintain, high-gloss finish and is an environmentally friendly and technologically advanced alternative to conventional rubber handrails. The NT suite of value-added solutions, collectively referred to as “NT+”, has been engineered to provide enhanced safety, wayfinding, aesthetics, brand activation, physical distancing, and reliability to building owners and property managers. Available in a wide range of profiles, NT handrail is recyclable and is available in standard and custom colours. The NT+ product family includes ColourRail™, SafeRail™, MotionRail™, BrandRail™, AMRail™, and ADRail™.  EHC also offers a Handrail Cleaning Solution that will not compromise the strength, performance life or warranty of NT and TufFlex handrails. To learn more about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

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. 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
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

High-resolution photos available upon request.

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NT SafeRail™ Escalator Handrail Installation at Network Rail’s London Bridge Station (United Kingdom)

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NT SafeRail™ Escalator Handrail Installation at Network Rail’s London Bridge Station (United Kingdom)

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EHC Global Nominated for Elevator World 2020 Ellies Award in the Category of “Best Supplier – Safety Products”

 

July 20, 2020 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC) is proud to announce that it has been nominated for a 2020 Ellies Award in the category of “Best Supplier – Safety Products.” An awards program created by Elevator World, Inc., the Ellies recognizes North American elevator and escalator industry businesses that go above and beyond for their customers, employees, communities and the industry as a whole. Ellies voting takes place August 3 through August 17 at https://www.elevatorworld.com/ellies.

“EHC Global is committed to helping to make the world a better and safer place by developing innovative products and delivering services and integrated solutions, including Safety+, that are a reflection of excellence, mitigate risk and help to enhance safety on escalators, moving walks and elevators,” says Jeno Eppel, President and Chief Executive Officer of EHC. “Congratulations to all of the other companies nominated for a 2020 Ellies Award.”

Safety+ is a suite of integrated products and services specifically designed to mitigate risk, meet safety code requirements (e.g., EN115, ASME A17.1, CSA B44, etc.), increase cleanliness, promote physical distancing, and encourage safe and responsible use of escalators and moving walks. Safety+ solutions include NT+ Handrail, LED UV-C Handrail Sterilization, SafeGuard Signage and Deck Barricades, Safety/Skirt Brushes, Automated Messaging Systems, the Virtual Assistant, and Service Barricades.

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. 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
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

 

EHC Nominated for Elevator World 2020 Ellies Award Category, “Best Supplier – Safety Products”

Nominated for Elevator World 2020 Ellies Award in the Category of “Best Supplier – Safety Products”

EHC Global Supplies Brown NT ColourRail™ Escalator Handrails to Aupark Shopping Mall and Entertainment Centre in Bratislava, Slovakia

July 15, 2020 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of components, technical services and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry, is proud to announce the recent installation of brown NT ColourRail™ escalator handrails at the Aupark shopping mall and entertainment centre in Bratislava, Slovakia. Aupark opened to the public in 2001 and underwent an expansion in 2015. With nearly 12 million visitors a year, Aupark features over 200 stores and a wide selection of restaurants, entertainment options and other amenities. The centre consists of four above-ground floors and one underground level.

Aupark’s interior architecture and design elements feature brown earth tones throughout as well as many natural materials including wood railings and facades, water features, and rainforest-inspired plant strings that are suspended from the glass ceiling and reach down to the lower level. Brown NT ColourRail™ high-gloss handrails enhance the overall appearance of the escalators, complement the wood grain cladding, and helps to deliver a safe and hands-on tactile experience to Aupark visitors as they move from one level to another.

NT ColourRail™ is available in standard and custom colours and features an easy-to-maintain high-gloss finish that enhances the overall appearance of escalators and moving walks and encourages customers to hold the handrail. In addition to improved aesthetics and risk mitigation, installing NT ColourRail™ can provide building owners and property managers with other value-added benefits including enhanced wayfinding, brand activation and rider experience.

Developed by EHC, the patented NT handrail platform features an easy-to-maintain, high-gloss finish and is an environmentally friendly and technologically advanced alternative to conventional rubber handrails. The NT suite of value-added solutions, collectively referred to as “NT+”, has been engineered to provide enhanced safety, wayfinding, aesthetics, brand activation, physical distancing, and reliability to building owners and property managers. Available in a wide range of profiles, NT handrail is recyclable and is available in standard and custom colours. The NT+ product family includes ColourRail™, SafeRail™, MotionRail™, BrandRail™, AMRail™, and ADRail™.  EHC also offers a Handrail Cleaning Solution that will not compromise the strength, performance life or warranty of NT and TufFlex handrails. To learn more about EHC, visit www.ehc-global.com.

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.

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Media Contact:
John M. Calderon
Director of Marketing & Communications
EHC GLOBAL
1287 Boundary Road
Oshawa, ON L1J 6Z7
O: 905-432-6600, Ext. 217
M: 647-456-7547

www.ehc-global.com
john.calderon@ehc-global.com

 

High resolution photographs available upon request.

 

 

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EHC Global NT ColourRail™ Installation – Aupark Shopping Mall and Entertainment Centre (Bratislava, Slovakia)

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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

Additional images available upon request.

EHC Global Opens New Facility in Spain to Support Future Growth in Europe, Middle East and Africa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 17, 2019 (Oshawa, Canada and Seville, Spain) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of components, services and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry, is pleased to announce the expansion of its EHC Spain & Portugal operations with the opening of its new complex in Seville, Spain. The new facility, located in the La Negrilla district of Seville, consists of three floors of offices for sales, project management, customer service and administrative personnel. In addition, the expansion provides additional space and production capacity for handrail preparation and splicing, warehousing of key escalator parts such as rollers, chains, steps, safety brushes and combplates, Tractel lift equipment servicing as well as escalator assembly and storage.

 

EHC continues to expand its presence in the Iberian Peninsula to meet the rising demand for high-quality escalator parts, localized support and field services, quick turnaround times and highly skilled and experienced technicians. In addition to the new facility in Seville, EHC has also established the EHC Global Installation and Service+ Centre of Excellence in Santander, Spain. Strategically located in the north coast of the country, the Santander operation provides escalator and moving walk installation and modernization expertise, design and planning, training as well as project management services throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Additional support is provided through EHC’s local handrail and field-splicing operation in Madrid.

 

Jeno Eppel, EHC’s President and Chief Executive Officer and Norman Rosnersky, Managing Director of EHC Central Region, presided over the dedication of the facility, which included an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. “Our vision has always been to be a global market leader in the vertical transportation industry by developing innovative and value-added solutions that are a reflection of excellence, delivering best-in-class customer service and by building a global sales, service and distribution network to meet the current and future needs of our customers. EHC’s investment in this new facility highlights our strategic and long-term commitment to growth and supporting our network of customers and partners within Europe, Middle East & Africa,” said Eppel.

 

“EHC Global continues to be a leading and trusted provider of escalator handrails, key escalator components and technical services within the Iberian Peninsula and surrounding countries,” and Miguel Chías González-Blanch, General Manager, EHC Spain & Portugal. “Our new facility will enable us to meet the growing demands and the future needs of our customers in the region.”

 

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer of handrails, rollers, composite steel belts 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 public transit systems, shopping malls, airports, office buildings, hospitals, convention centres and other metropolitan 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. 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

 

Additional photographs available upon request

Nissan Canada Showcases Altima Sedan Brand at 2019 Montreal International Auto Show with EHC Global’s ADRail™ Escalator Handrail Solution

 

February 2, 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 Nissan Canada Inc. (NCI) implemented EHC’s ADRail™ escalator handrail solution to promote the Altima sedan brand at the 2019 Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS). NCI is the Canadian sales, marketing, and distribution subsidiary of Nissan Motor Limited and Nissan North America, Inc.

 

The MIAS show, produced by Montreal Automobile Dealers Corporation in collaboration with Montreal Gazette, took place from January 18-27 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. The installation of the ADRail™ campaign was managed and executed by Time2Ad Inc., EHC’s Canadian ADRail™ licensee.

 

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.

 

Many leading car brands have implemented EHC’s ADRail™ escalator handrail campaigns throughout the world including 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 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

 

 

EHC Global Appoints Bill King to Customer Service & Inside Sales Manager for North America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

October 29, 2018 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of components and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry, is pleased to announce that Bill King has been appointed Customer Service & Inside Sales Manager for North America. Reporting to Patrick R. Bothwell, EHC’s Vice President of Sales, Bill will continue to be based in Oshawa, Canada, and will be responsible for supporting our customers and managing the inside sales and field service teams throughout the United States and Canada.

 

“EHC’s reputation is founded on our commitment to developing innovative products and integrated solutions and a passion for delivering exceptional customer service,” said Mr. Bothwell. “Bill brings a wealth of industry knowledge and technical insight to our customers and the EHC team, including hands-on production and field experience. In his new and exciting role, Bill will be responsible for ensuring the continued delivery of EHC’s first class customer service and field service experience that meet and exceed the expectations and growing demands of our customers throughout North America.”

 

Bill King has nearly twenty-five years of lift industry experience. He joined EHC in 1994 as a Production Technician and eventually transitioned to Western Region Sales and Service in 2000. In 2008, he was appointed Service Supervisor for the Western Region, which provides technical and field service support to customers in the USA and Canada.

 

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer of handrails, rollers, composite steel belts 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 public transit systems, shopping malls, airports, office buildings, hospitals, convention centres and other metropolitan 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 Uwe Fritz to Managing Director of Latin America and the Caribbean Territory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

EHC Brazil Facility to Serve as Territorial Head Office for Latin America and the Caribbean

 

October 24, 2018 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of components and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry, is pleased to announce that Uwe Fritz has been appointed Managing Director of Latin America and the Caribbean. He will continue to be based in Brazil and report to Jeno Eppel, President and Chief Executive Officer. In addition, EHC’s facility in Londrina, Brazil will serve as EHC’s Latin American and Caribbean territorial head office.

 

“Uwe has played an integral role in establishing EHC Brazil as a market leader and in helping to grow our presence and sales network in Brazil and throughout the region,” said Jeno Eppel. “The Latin American and Caribbean territory is a unique and strategic market that requires a long-term commitment, strong relationships, a regional presence and support network and a thorough appreciation and understanding of the local needs and market dynamics. Mr. Fritz will also directly manage our facilities in Mexico City where the focus on growth will be the first order of business.”

 

EHC officially opened its facility in Londrina, Brazil on September 23, 2013 to meet the growing demands and supply chain needs of the escalator and moving walk segment. In August 2017, EHC Brazil relocated to a larger facility to support the Company’s growing business and strategic initiatives in Brazil. Today, EHC Brazil is a leading supplier of handrail, rollers and other escalator components to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), maintenance companies and end-users, including major transit systems and airport operators.

 

Prior to this appointment, Uwe Fritz served as EHC’s Managing Director, Brazil. He joined EHC in December 2011 and has nearly 25 years of international sales, manufacturing, product management and engineering experience within the escalator industry. Prior to joining EHC, he held several management positions with Otis Elevator Company in the Czech Republic and Austria. During his 14-year career with Schindler Group, Uwe served as Production Manager with Elevadores Atlas Schindler SA in Brazil and Project Manager, Know-How Transfer in Austria.

 

Uwe holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Fundação Dom Cabral and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Vienna University of Technology. He speaks English, German, Portuguese and Spanish.

 

About EHC Global Inc.

Established in 1977, EHC Global Inc. (EHC) is a leading manufacturer of handrails, rollers, composite steel belts 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 public transit systems, shopping malls, airports, office buildings, hospitals, convention centres and other metropolitan 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 Founder Ron Ball Awarded Prestigious Governor General’s Medallion by Canadian Government

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Governor General’s Medallion recognizes Ron Ball’s contribution to international trade and fostering a strengthened relationship between Canada and China

 

June 21, 2018 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of components and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry, is pleased to announce that Ron Ball, EHC’s founder, has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious Governor General’s Medallion in recognition of his successful career and achievements as well as his many contributions to international trade and the economies of both Canada and China. The Governor General’s Medallion is awarded by the Governor General of Canada, who serves as the representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in Canada. The Governor General presents honours and awards to recognize excellence, valour, bravery and exceptional achievements.

 

“I would like to congratulate you on receiving the Governor General’s Medallion,” says The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada from 2010 to 2017. “Your work to foster a strengthened relationship between Canada and China is appreciated by so many. I appreciate the efforts taken to build a successful company in both countries, allowing our peoples to flourish economically. Thanks to your efforts and those of like-minded citizens, I have no doubt that Canada’s ties in the region will continue to grow.”

 

Ron Ball and his family received a special invitation from The Honourable John McCallum, Ambassador of Canada to China, to attend a luncheon at the Official Residence of the Embassy of Canada in Beijing. Ron visited the Official Residence, accompanied by his wife Olivia and daughter Alexandra, and enjoyed a formal lunch and social afternoon in the company of Ambassador McCallum, his wife Nancy Lim, and Mr. Kan. Ambassador McCallum also presented Ron with the Governor General’s Medallion on behalf of the Governor General of Canada.

 

Canada and China share a long-standing relationship on many levels, including political, commercial, scientific, cultural and academic. More than 1.3 million Canadian residents are of Chinese origin and over 110,000 Chinese students studied at Canadian educational institutions in 2014. Chinese is also Canada’s third most spoken language after English and French, and immigrants born in China, including Hong Kong, form one of the largest groups within Canada’s immigrant population.

 

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 public transit systems, shopping centers, airports, office buildings, hospitals, condominiums and other metropolitan 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 Barbados, 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’s ADRail™ Handrail Solution Featured in New Balance Training Footwear and Apparel In-Store Campaign

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ADRail™ Escalator Handrail Technology Enhances New Balance Training’s Tactile Branding Experience at Sports Experts Flagship Store in Downtown Montréal

May 22, 2018 (Oshawa, Canada) ─ EHC Global (EHC), a leading manufacturer of components and integrated solutions to the vertical transportation industry, is pleased to announce that New Balance Athletics, Inc. has recently implemented EHC’s patented ADRail™ escalator handrail film platform as part of their current interactive and hands-on New Balance Training branding campaign at the Sports Experts flagship store in downtown Montréal, Canada. The installation of the ADRail™ campaign was managed and executed by Time2Ad Inc., EHC’s exclusive Canadian ADRail™ licensee.

The New Balance Training footwear and apparel campaign was launched on January 25 and features EHC’s patented ADRail™ handrail film technology. ADRail™ is installed directly over the escalator handrail by an EHC-trained and certified technician. The installation and removal process is quick (approximately 60 minutes to install and less than 30 minutes to remove) and does not compromise the performance or service life of the escalator handrail. To date, EHC and its global network of licensees have completed over two thousand ADRail™ installations worldwide.

“ADRail™ was specifically developed by EHC Global for short-term advertising, branding and safety campaigns on escalators and moving walks within retail environments, convention centres, shopping malls, airports and other public spaces,” says Jeno Eppel, President and Chief Executive Officer of EHC. “Our innovative and proven ADRail™ solution can literally transform a ubiquitous black handrail into an attention-grabbing, dynamic and memorable tactile branding experience.”

Additional New Balance Training campaign elements include custom graphics on the escalator balustrades, footwear display tables in all Sports Experts locations, a digital campaign streamed on Sports Experts-owned channels, and custom NB Training videos that will be run in-store on digital screens and on social media channels.

“For New Balance, branding a prominent (and unconventional) section of retail space within this experiential store format with EHC’s innovative ADRail™ solution provided an opportunity to delight consumers, adding a tactile branding element to the overall Training campaign,” says Mark Wasserman, Marketing Manager of New Balance Athletics, Inc. “The larger than life activation allows consumers to see and engage with our brand and get inspired on their path to purchase, and adds to other great consumer activations like the NB Stride I.D. 3D foot scanning technology which is situated on the third floor.”

In May 2017, Sports Experts (www.sportsexperts.ca) officially reopened its downtown Montréal store on the corner of Sainte-Catherine and Mansfield. The $10-million investment included the addition of a third floor, the modernization of two existing escalators and the integration of the latest technologies, including smart mirrors equipped with motion sensors, an indoor track, a New Balance shoe lab, and multiple HD video walls. The 60,000-square-foot store is now the largest Sports Experts store in Quebec. A division of FGL Sports Ltd., Sports Experts has been the go-to retailer for active Quebecers for nearly 50 years and features more than 105 stores in the province.

EHC Global is a proud and long-standing provider of escalator handrail and other lift solutions to leading sporting goods brands and retailers around the world including Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Champs Sports, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Foot Locker, Mike Sport, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Nike, Scheels, Sport Chek, Sportarena, Under Armour and Viladomat.

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 public transit systems, shopping centers, airports, office buildings, hospitals, condominiums and other metropolitan 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 Barbados, 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 Contacts:
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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