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Alimak Hek
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Founded

Sweden (1948)

Founder

Alvar Lindmark

Website

alimakhek.com


Alimak Hek is a Swedish company providing construction hoists, industrial elevators and work platforms.

History

Alimak was founded in Sweden by Alvar Lindmark in 1948. In 1950, they introduced their first material hoist with a wooden mast tower and a year later they introduced their first construction hoist. They joined Linden cranes in 1968 to form a joint venture called Linden-Alimak Group

Overview

Alimak is a company provides construction hoists (also known as rack and pinion) for buildings under constructions, industrial elevators, transport and work platforms, and material hoists.

Notable projects

Construction hoists

  • Block 1016 Paya Lebar Industrial HDB, Singapore (2009, temporary installation[1])
  • International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong, China (2009, during construction)
  • Ciputra World Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia (during construction)
  • CN Tower, Toronto, Canada (during construction)
  • Les Invalides, Paris, France (late 1980's, during renovation)
  • Statue of Liberty, New York, United States (during renovation)
  • Washington Monument, Washington D.C., United States (1998, during renovation)
  • Australian Parliament, Canberra, Australia (rack and pinion)

Elevators

  • Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom (1998)
  • Halley Survey Base, Antartica
  • Torre de Collserola, Barcelona, Spain (1992)
  • CERN Large Hadron Collider, Franco-Swiss border
  • Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, Canada

Video

Blk 1016 Paya Lebar Industrial HDB - Alimak Elevator (Exterior)00:31

Blk 1016 Paya Lebar Industrial HDB - Alimak Elevator (Exterior)

An Alimak construction hoist (rack and pinion) found in Block 1016 Paya Lebar Industrial HDB, Singapore. This temporary construction hoist was installed as the main elevator in the building was underwent refurbishment (video: mailerdiablo)

Notes and references

  1. Temporarily installed during regular elevator modernization carried under the Lift Upgrading Programme.

External links


List of elevator and escalator companies

Major companies: DoverExpress LiftFujitecHyundaiKoneMitsubishiOtisSchindlerSigmaThyssenthyssenkrupp


Other/smaller/historic companies: Access Elevator & LiftsAmtechA&P. StevenAnlevArmorASEAAsea GrahamAtlas (Brazil)Atlas (Northern California)Automobile Rotary Lift Co.Axel LiftsBennie LiftsBoralCNIMDaldossDeveDiebold AufzügeDong YangDopplerElectraElevators Pty. Ltd.ElexEllis & McDougallEvans LiftsFalconiFiamGeneral (CA, older)GiantGoldStarGraham BrothersGuangriHammond & ChampnessHAS ElevatorsHaughtonHaushahnHävemeier & SanderHitachiIFEIGVIndoliftInter-UpIsraliftIZAMETJ&E HallJohns & WaygoodKfirKleemannKoppel A.W.LGMANMarryat & ScottMiamiMontgomeryMorris VermaportMP LiftsNipponOmegaOrenstein & KoppelOrona/Electra VitoriaPaynePickerings LiftsPneumatic Vacuum ElevatorsR. StahlReliableRheinstahlSabiemSchlierenSchmitt & SohnSeabergSEC ElevatorsSergeShenyang BrilliantSITESSJECStaleyStannahStiglerTechnosThymanToshibaU.S. ElevatorVýtahy OstravaWaygood & Co.WestinghouseXJYungtayZREMB


Subsidiary elevator companies: ChevalierExpress EvansGiantKONEHaushahnHostingLiftmaterialMacGregorMashibaShanghai MitsubishiSigmaXizi Otis


Merging brand or joint venture elevator companies: LG-OTISKone Marryat ScottMontgomery KoneSchindler HaughtonThyssen DoverThyssenKrupp Dongyang


Wheelchair/platfom lift companies: Access Elevator & LiftsAritcoCibes Lift (Kalea LiftsNTD Lifts) • IGVMotala HissarSavaria Concord


Temporary elevator companies: Alimak HekRECOUSA Hoist


Third-party elevator component companies: AdamsArkelBUT-SANC. E. ElectronicsC.J. AndersonDewhurst (ERM) • DMG (Mad) • ECIEpcoESIEverbrightFermator GroupGALHollister-WhitneyInnovation IndustriesJinlixJRTKronenbergLiSALanger & LaumannLester ControlsMagnetekMCEMeiller GroupMonitorNewLiftPTLSalientSchaeferSematic GroupSTEPTVCVegaWittur Group/SelcomMore...

Other than above are marked as third-party elevator maintenance companies.

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