Mitsubishi Electric's New NEXIEZ-GPX Elevator Eliminates Need for Machine Room

Targeted at low- to mid-rise buildings in Latin America

TOKYO--()--Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today it will launch a machine-room-less (MRL) elevator, the NEXIEZ-GPX, targeted at low- to mid-rise residential and office buildings in the Latin American market, on October 17. Annual sales of 300 units are targeted in 2018. Prices will be available by quote.

While a boom in building construction in Latin America has raised the demand for elevators for low- to mid-rise residences and offices, building height restrictions, particularly in Mexico, have create a need for elevators that do not incorporate machine rooms. In response, Mitsubishi Electric designed its new MRL-type NEXIEZ-GPX elevator to meet this special need in the Latin American market.

Main Features of NEXIEZ-GPX

1) Specifications matched to needs in Latin American market

  • MRL model eliminates the need for a rooftop machine room to account for building height restrictions
  • Streamlined, three-dimensional ceiling and LED downlights blend well with diverse architectural popular in Latin American market

2) Product competitiveness improved through local production

  • Price and delivery-time competitiveness are realized through local designing and manufacturing at a subsidiary company in Mexico, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC DE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V. (MELMEX)

3) Energy savings

  • LED downlights reduce power consumption by 88 percent compared to conventional incandescent lighting
  • Permanent magnetic gearless traction machine reduces power consumption

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Contacts

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Customer Inquiries
Overseas Marketing Division
Building System Group
bod.inquiry@rk.MitsubishiElectric.co.jp
www.MitsubishiElectric.com/products/building
or
Media Inquiries
Takeyoshi Komatsu, +81-3-3218-2346
Public Relations Division
prd.gnews@nk.MitsubishiElectric.co.jp
www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news