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Mitsubishi Electric to Install Elevators in Thailand’s “Tallest-To-Be Building”

Mitsubishi Electric, September 19, 2013

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation(TOKYO: 6503) announced today it has secured an order to deliver a total of 38 elevators and escalators to MAHANAKHON, a commercial complex under construction in Bangkok, Thailand. The 314-meter high building will be the country’s tallest, with 77 floors above ground and one below ground when completed. Of the elevators units to be delivered, seven will travel at a speed of 480 meters per minute and are expected to be the fastest elevators in Thailand.

MAHANAKHON will consist of two towers and will be located in Silom, a central business district of Bangkok. The lower tower will accommodate commercial facilities, and the higher tower will house a hotel and high-end residential facilities. Pace Development Corporation PLC, one of the country’s leading high-end developers whose principle offices are based in the city of Bangkok, is undertaking construction.
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