Thyssenkrupp Elevator (India) set to power IICC
The company’s elevators, escalators and moving walks will be used in what is expected to be India’s largest exhibition complex
The IICC (India International Convention & Expo Centre) is a smart city project driven by the Government of India. With a total area of 3,03,000 sq-m, IICC is India’s largest convention and exhibition complex. At an estimated cost of Rs 25,703 crore, the project is being developed at Dwarka, New Delhi. It is envisioned to be on a scale of a Central Business District (CBD) with exhibition space, convention area and multipurpose arena.
thyssenkrupp Elevator (India) has been chosen by IICC and the developer, Larsen & Turbo to equip this exhibition plus convention centre with its high-end, efficient and elegant 53 elevators, 39 escalators and four moving walks.
It is a flagship project of the Government of India with a vision to create a state-of-the-art, world class exhibition and convention facility, which will be on par with the best in the industry worldwide, in size and quality.The project is expected to be completed by mid next year.
“We are glad to be chosen as the reliable mobility solutions provider for this prestigious project. Our persistent efforts to workout best options for the optimal design with high-end features and finishes such as titanium sand surface golden finish in the cabin as well as the doors; anti-scratch SST brush finish for the escalator decking and cladding etc. acted as one of the biggest contributor to our winning this illustrious project,” said Manish Mehan, CEO, thyssenkrupp Elevator (India).
“Furthermore, tugela and orinoco – our heavy duty and versatile escalator and moving walk – were chosen for their exceptional quality as a result of our best-in-class engineering, attractive and unique design features, advanced production systems, proven energy-efficiency and safety features. Not to mention, our experienced and efficient project management team provided technical support to the client right from the planning stage, which helped us earn the client’s trust,” concluded Mehan.