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GAL Manufacturing Corp.
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Founded

1927 (United States)

Website

gal.com

GAL (GAL Manufacturing Corp.) is a company that manufactures elevator fixtures, elevator door equipment and elevator controllers. GAL was established in 1927, and GAL stands for the last names of the founders, Glaser, Abramowitz, and Leon.

Elevator fixtures

GAL is notable for manufacturing its elevator fixtures, from vandal resistant to ultra custom looks variations demanded by the most high end elevators. GAL only manufactures two fixtures product line; the JET PLUS and B-Series. Their fixtures are also provided on some Otis elevators throughout the late 1970s and in the early 1980s.

Trivia

  • One of the older 1980s Fujitec elevator fixtures resembles the GAL JET PLUS fixtures.
  • GAL has partnered with Hollister-Whitney to sell traction machines with their controller equipment.
  • GAL also supplies controllers, door interlock devices and door operators.
  • GAL has also supplied Otis with the "New Lexan" button design. This was basically a modified version of the Jet-Plus button that had a black button and clear halo, which Otis then used on their elevators from the late 1970's to the early 1990's.

See also

External links

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