Gen2® modernisation

Transform your building

The latest and best where it counts

The Gen2 system revolutionised the lift industry by using new design and technology to transform performance, reliability, safety and aesthetics. Now it can bring all this to your existing building with the minimum of disruption.

Performance you can rely on

Combining new thinking with the best engineering, the Gen2 system offers incredibly low callback rates – 50 percent lower than your current system. In operation, our patented coated steel belts are far smoother and quieter than traditional systems. From our doors to the closed-loop operator, everything is extremely quiet, safe and reliable.

Creating energy while carrying passengers

Our innovative ReGen® drive system captures energy created by your lift and feeds it into the building’s electrical grid. It’s working hard for you in every way.

We have the experience you need to get the job done

We ensure that it’s business as usual throughout your building with our four-step modernisation process. Disruption will be absolutely minimal.

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Evaluation

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Project management

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Installation

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Quality assurance

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Pulse™ system

Innovative technology enables us to monitor belts constantly, providing proactive maintenance.

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Controlled motion

For maximum safety, the Gen2 system features an internal brake, so there’s no need for separate rope grippers. (A3 compliant)

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Minimised cooling

ReGen drive re-uses energy usually wasted as heat, so there’s less need for cooling.

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No lubrication

Patented coated steel belts and sealed bearings never need lubrication.

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LED fixtures

LEDs mean lower energy consumption.

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Sleep mode

For optimal efficiency, lights and fans shut down when not needed.

The elements of innovation

Next generation technology at the heart of your building

  • 1 Coated steel belts

    Our patented polyurethane coated steel belts last twice as long as conventional steel ropes, without any lubrication.

  • 2 Gearless machine

    The permanent magnet gearless machine is 80 percent smaller than conventional machines and eliminates the need for a machine room.

  • 3 ReGen drive

    Here’s an innovation that captures energy usually wasted as heat and returns it to your building as clean power.

  • 4 LED fixtures

    Bright and efficient, LEDs enhance the passenger experience and your building’s environment.

  • 5 Closed loop door operator

    This feature delivers consistent quiet performance and ensures passenger safety.

  • 6 Wiring

    Robust wiring ensures reliable communication is maintained across your system.

Working for you, even if the power fails

The Gen2 Life system’s battery-powered Gen2 Switch™ technology option enables operation during a power failure for as many as 100 runs. Powered with 230V single phase power from the grid or from renewable energy sources, the system requires less installed power than a household microwave.

Explore the exceptional

We looked long and hard at everything that matters in elevator design, from intuitive technology and quality engineering to easy installation and peace-of-mind maintenance. The result is the Gen2 system.

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General enquiries

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