TOKYO, Decemember 9, 2016 - 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:
|Delivered to||Shanghai Tower (Shanghai Zhongxin Dasha)|
|Owned by||Shanghai Tower Construction and Development Co., Ltd.|
|Elevators||Total of 114 units:
- 3 ultra-high-speed shuttle lifts (elevators) to observation deck, including
1 traveling at up to 1,230 m/min (the speed is controllable depending on the traffic conditions) and 2 at 1,080 m/min
- 64 mid- to high-speed elevators traveling at 150 to 480 m/min, including
2 emergency-use elevators traveling total distances of 578.55 meters
- 20 double-deck lifts (elevators), including 8 traveling at 600 m/min
- 27 low-speed elevators traveling at up to 105 m/min
|Manufacturers||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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