TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that Mitsubishi Electric elevators have achieved three GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® titles for the following record categories: Fastest lift (elevator), Tallest lift (elevator) in a building and Fastest double-deck lift (elevator). All three models are operating in the 632-meter Shanghai Tower, China’s tallest building. Mitsubishi Electric received the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS certificates during a ceremony in its head office, Tokyo on December 8.
The Mitsubishi Electric elevators were certified by Guinness World Records Ltd. as follows:
- Fastest lift (elevator): one unit that travels at 1,230 meters per minute, or 73.8 kilometers per hour, directly from the second basement level to the observation deck on the 119th floor in just about 53 seconds
- Tallest lift (elevator) in a building: two emergency-use units that travel 578.55 meters between the third basement level and the 121st floor
- Fastest double-deck lift (elevator): eight units that travel at 600 meters per minute, or 36.0 kilometers per hour, directly between the ground floor and hotel lobby on the 101st floor
Mitsubishi Electric Elevators Delivered to Shanghai Tower (world records in bold)
|Delivered to||Shanghai Tower (Shanghai Zhongxin Dasha)|
Shanghai Tower Construction and Development Co., Ltd.
Total of 114 units:
Inazawa Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevator Co., Ltd.
Mitsubishi Electric Shanghai Electric Elevator Co., Ltd.
|Installer||Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevator Co., Ltd.|
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