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Elevator Radio Show - Video/Audio Show #330 - Week 04/17/2013

Click Here to download ERS-2013-04-17 #330 Boston Marathon BombingIt’s hard to believe that just a week ago I was in Boston visiting with my industry friends at the Massachusetts Elevator Safety Association. It seems like a world away in light of the tragic bombings that went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Bostonians, the nation and world have you in our thoughts and prayers as no one in their right minds could ever believe that an act like this was deserved or warranted. I truly hope that those responsible are caught, brought to justice and suffer in the same manor as those hurt or who died that day. As our nation mourns this event I'm certain we will become even more resilient than ever. Bostonians, you will prevail and heal however the memory will never be forgotten. Patriot’s Day will continue to show those who wish to attack our country and citizens as the day they will never take from us, ever.


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National Elevator Industry, Inc. Launches New Industry Education Campaign


  • NEII ® initiative promotes broader awareness and education about building transportation codes, standards, technologies and legislation
  • New email newsletter will provide subscribers with insights on the latest industry issues, trends and discussions


SALEM, N.Y. (May 3, 2011) – The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII ®), as part of its ongoing effort to promote safe building transportation and adoption of the latest codes by local government agencies, is embarking on a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness and educate constituents across the country about pertinent issues facing the building transportation industry.

“While people are familiar with the elevators and escalators they use every day, those outside the immediate industry might not be aware of the comprehensive codes, standards and innovative technologies that go into ensuring the safety of both the riding public and industry technicians,” says Edward Donoghue, Managing Director, NEII ®. “Our goal is to inform and educate key influencers in our industry about the issues and trends that affect the safe use and adoption of the latest building transportation systems.”

A key component of this campaign will be the launch of “The Insider,” a bimonthly email newsletter which is available for all interested parties. Each edition will provide subscribers with an educational article written by NEII ® leaders and industry experts on a particular topic such as the latest industry issues, trends and discussions, including elevator and escalator contributions to sustainability, codes and safety advancements. Subscribers will also be given the opportunity to suggest topics for future edition of “The Insider”.

The first edition will be distributed in May and include an introduction to NEII’s role and mission as well as what readers can expect from future issues of “The Insider”.

“NEII ® strives to be a comprehensive resource of information for our members and the entire building transportation industry,” says Vance Tang, President, NEII ®. “’The Insider’ allows NEII ® to share its extensive knowledge and resources by distributing timely information on important topics in our industry. We are pleased to announce that subscription is open to anyone, not just NEII ® members.”

For more information on NEII ® or to subscribe to “The Insider,” please visit NEII’s website at


About NEII ®

National Elevator Industry Inc. (NEII ®) is the premier national trade association representing the interest of firms that install, maintain and/or manufacture elevators, escalators, moving walks and other building transportation products, including parts or components. NEII ® promotes safe building transportation for new and existing products and technologies, and works with various organizations on the formation, adoption and enforcement of the latest building transportation codes and standards. NEII ® membership includes the major elevator companies in the United States, if not the world. NEII ® offers Regular, Trust and Individual memberships. For more information about NEII ®, please visit

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Audra Hession
Gibbs & Soell Public Relations