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Columbia Elevator Moves Up in Miami

Friday, April 10, 2015

On February 1, following a fall 2014 groundbreaking, Columbia Elevator Products Co., Inc. relocated its Miami operations across town to all-new quarters in nearby Miami Lakes. “The times they are a-changin’ – for the better!” said L.J. Blaiotta, Jr., Columbia’s president.

Elegant Elevator Entrances in the Big Apple

Sunday, March 15, 2015

“New York, New York, what a wonderful town — especially for elevators, that is!” exclaims L.J. Blaiotta, Jr., president of Columbia Elevator Products, whose business and family history are deeply rooted in New York City (NYC).

Focus on Elevator Modernization -
Stuffing 2,500 lb. of elevator into a 1,500-lb. shaft

Sunday, March 1, 2015

In today’s elevator-industry vernacular, the term “modernization” can be taken a number of ways. Immediately apparent to the eye – and relatively easy on the budget – is an upgrade of cab and entrance aesthetics, which, for property owners, delivers a number of positives. 

Focus on Residential Elevators - Bringing It Home

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

The evolutionary processes that allow for today’s advanced design possibilities – with ever-increasing sensitivity to time/cost-efficiencies and installer/passenger safety – have been made possible by emerging technologies that now play a major role in every aspect of elevator cab design and manufacture.

The Evolution of Elevator Cab Design

Friday, August 1, 2014

The evolutionary processes that allow for today’s advanced design possibilities – with ever-increasing sensitivity to time/cost-efficiencies and installer/passenger safety – have been made possible by emerging technologies that now play a major role in every aspect of elevator cab design and manufacture.

Elevator Door Operators: Then and Now

Thursday, May 1, 2014

While manually operated elevators are still occasionally found around the world, the advent of car stations and automatic door operators has rendered them largely a thing of the past.

Safety Has Been a Driving Force for Columbia Elevator from the Beginning

Friday, November 1, 2013

Since Columbia was founded in the mid 1960s, a deep concern for safety has driven its many innovations.

NAEC Honors Lou Blaiotta, Founder of Columbia Elevator

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

On September 26, 2013 in Tampa, Florida at the National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) Convention Columbia Elevator Products Co., Inc. Founder Lou Blaiotta received the NAEC Lifetime Honorary Membership Award.
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