Products and solutions, 2000-09-14, 02:00 AM
Major order in Istanbul
Thyssen Fahrtreppen GmbH, Germany, a company of Thyssen Aufzüge GmbH, received an order amounting to approximately eight million DM for the supply of escalators and elevators for MetroCity in Istanbul, the biggest building project in Turkey this year. An office tower, two apartment high-rise blocks and the largest shopping centre in Turkey with restaurants, cinemas, fitness centres, swimming pools, a concert hall and gardens are currently being built on an area of 200,000 square metres.
Thyssen Aufzüge is supplying a total of 39 elevators and 34 escalators. The first building lifts are already being installed. The opening of the centre is planned for August 2001. After the order for 87 escalators for the Istanbul metro two years ago, this is the second biggest order for the Thyssen Aufzüge group in Turkey.