UTC to layoff 1500

Post: July 28th, 2010: ERS-2010-07-28 #214 Show Notes

Click Here to download ERS-2010-07-28 #214 Where did July go? That has to have been one of the fastest Months of the year so far. Looking forward to the start of August as I finally will have a chance to go on a much needed vacation the second week of it. On top of that NAESA International is coming to Chicago and I’m looking forward to seeing many of you who are coming into our fine city.  Prize pack giveaway to one of you lucky listeners so stay tuned until the end of the show and I’ll let you know who won.

Special thanks to the companies who have donated goodies to the prize pack giveaway!

Fujitec America, GAL, The National Association of Elevator Contractors, The National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities, The Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation, Peelle, C.J. Anderson, Truxes, EMS Group, Elevator Bob’s Elevator Pictures, Minnesota Elevator, ElevatorGear.com, ElevatorShack.com, ElevatorU.org, Elevator World Magazine, Elevator Cab Renovations, The Elevator Preservation Blog & ECS Corporation

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News Links: Council votes to retain elevator inspections The new movie “Devil” Elevator malfunctioning at county building Metro’s tight budget for escalator and elevator repairs leads nowhere UTC 2Q net income rises Elevator motor overheats forcing evacuation of Statue of Liberty Passive House in Toronto Power restored AC & Escalators broken in Metro EESF attends EU Conference at Purdue University Library announces elevator improvement Firehouse Expo instructor saves wife Girl hospitalized after MBTA escalator accident EMT to stay in jail, accused of raping girls and women Google Creates “Glass” Elevator – This is cool! Safety and efficiency in elevator technology – I’m scratching my head on this one Aquarium Elevator - Germany Elevator over heats Metro Manners in Calcutta ISEC looking for comments on Space Elevator Elevator fails and strands dozens Elevator set needed for LA Indie film Space Elevator Pioneers to attend Space Elevator Conference UTC to lay off 1500 employees – that will make the 3Q even better Video of being stuck in elevator with 17 kids Elevator Plummets to ground floor unexpectedly Are these elevator call button plates? - No Metro Elevator Celebrates 40th Anniversary Elevator Controller Runs Motor over 400 Feet Away Elevator Family Fun – All I can say is this is awesome! KONE Expands Manufacturing and R&D to China