German elevators chosen for NYC Freedom Tower

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11 October 2007, FRANKFURT (AFP) - German industrial group ThyssenKrupp will supply elevators for the Freedom Tower in New York that is to replace the World Trade Center destroyed on September 11, 2001, ThyssenKrupp said Thursday.

11 October 2007

FRANKFURT (AFP) - German industrial group ThyssenKrupp will supply elevators for the Freedom Tower in New York that is to replace the World Trade Center destroyed on September 11, 2001, ThyssenKrupp said Thursday.

A 150-million-dollar (106-million-euro) contract covers the installation of 71 elevators and nine escalators along with subsequent maintenance, and is one of the biggest ever signed by the German conglomerate's elevator division.

The Freedom Tower was designed by David Childs and is due to be completed by the end of 2011.

DPA

Subject: German news

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