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Dewhurst Group plc
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Founded

1919 (United Kingdom)

Founders

Melbourne Dewhurst, Howard Marryat

Headquarters

See "worldwide locations" section

Website

Dewhurst plc

Dewhurst (or Dewhurst Group plc) is an independent elevator components, keypad and rail industries supplier in the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1919 and the Dewhurst Group now has sales of around US $50 million and employs over 300 people in locations around the world.

History

Dewhurst was founded by Melbourne Dewhurst and Howard Marryat in 1919[1]. In 1971, a breakthrough was made with the launch of the US81 Original Pushbutton.

Products

Lift pushbuttons

Main article: Dewhurst Fixtures Guide.

ATM keypad

Dewhurst also provide keypad for NCR's Automated Teller Machine (ATM).

Railway components

Dewhurst also provide few components for railway industry, such as door carriage open button and other components.

Worldwide locations

Dewhurst has their group links located in six countries.

United Kingdom

United States

Australia

  • Australian Lift Components
  • Lift Material Australia
  • J.A.S. Engineering

Canada

  • Dupar Controls

Hungary

  • Dewhurst Hungary

Hong Kong, China

Notable projects

  • Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, London, United Kingdom (2008)
  • The Shard, London, United Kingdom (2012)
  • National Rail stations, United Kingdom
  • International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong, China (2009)
  • Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway, Hong Kong, China (1990s to present)[3]
  • Most of the Public Housing Estate blocks built by Hong Kong Housing Authority, Hong Kong, China (1970s to present)
  • Most of HDB flats built by Housing and Development Board, Singapore (1990s to present)
  • Mass Rapid Transit, Singapore (2000s to 2012)[4]
  • Kone Test Centre, Tytyri, Finland[5]
  • Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex, Melbourne, Australia

Trivia

Notes and references

  1. Product Guide
  2. TL Jones: Avire chooses Dewhurst as Hong Kong distributor
  3. Beginning with both Tung Chung Line and Airport Express.
  4. Only for elevators installed in most stations on the North South Line (NSL), East West Line (EWL) and Circle Line (CCL) where most of the elevators Toshiba, except for few stations like Orchard, Somerset, Tanjong Pagar, Expo, and Changi Airport where most or a small portion of their elevators are Otis with Otis buttons. Also excluding Downtown Line (DTL) stations where most of the elevators are Otis using STEP buttons.
  5. AMAZING KONE/Toshiba Doubledeck elevator @ KONE Test Center, Tytyri, Finland.
  6. "上面已經有朋友說中了地點,這是又一城L2號客機,來往MTR層至2樓,但此機已不再停MTR層。現時升降機行業最大的按鈕生產商Dewhurst(舊稱Dupar),除生產升降機按鈕外,也有生產鐵路系統按鈕,包括港鐵召喚專線的按鈕。但主圖中按鈕從何而來,就不得而知了。", Facebook Page "hkelev.com".

See also

External links

Third-party elevator components companies
AdamsArkelBUT-SANCEDESC. E. ElectronicsC.J. AndersonDewhurst (ERM) • DMG (Mad) • ECIEpcoESIEverbrightFermator GroupGALHollister-WhitneyInnovation IndustriesJinlixJRTKronenbergLiSALanger & LaumannLester ControlsMagnetekMCEMeiller GroupMonitorNewLiftO.ThompsonPTLSalientSchaeferSematic GroupSTEPTVCVegaWittur Group/SelcomMore...
Full list: List of elevator and escalator companies
See also: Third-party elevator maintenance companies

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