ThyssenKrupp to supply for two projects in Egypt
ThyssenKrupp Elevator Egypt, a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG, has won a contract to supply 584 synergy elevators for Egypt’s two biggest development projects.
Two new cities are being created to the east of the Egyptian capital, the 33.6 sq km ‘Madinaty’ and the 10.2 sq km ‘Al Rehab’. Designed for 600,000 and 200,000 inhabitants respectively, they will offer all the amenities of daily life, including schools, universities, hospitals, medical care centers, hotels, entertainment and shopping centers, sports facilities, green spaces, office buildings, villas and apartment units.
For ThyssenKrupp Elevator Egypt this is the second major contract for the two development projects following an initial order for 364 elevators. According to the developer’s plans the construction work in “Madinaty” will be completed in 2023. The first part of “Al Rehab” is due for completion in 2011 and the remainder in 2017.
The synergy elevators in this contract have a design load of 450 kilograms, offer space for six people and will serve up to seven stops. ThyssenKrupp Elevator has been present in Egypt with its own subsidiary for over ten years. Customers mainly include hotels, hospitals, administrative,
residential and office buildings as well as public transit authorities.