As an additional security measure, the Emergency Exit Power Cut-Off Switch is placed inside the strike/catch pocket, to ensure that the elevator will run only with the emergency exit closed and locked.
This unique exit design allows for the quickest removal and elimination of the emergency exit.
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Louis “Lou” Blaiotta, Sr., founder and Chairman of Columbia Elevator Products Co., Inc., died peacefully on March 1, 2018, in Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY. Lou is survived by his wife of 64 years, Marie Blaiotta, his three children and three grandchildren: Margaret Gilhooley, her husband Paul, and daughter Maria; Dione Birdsall, her husband Tom, and son Dillon; LJ Blaiotta, his wife Laura, and daughter Alexandra.