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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Innovation Center attains OHSAS 18001 Certification
ThyssenKrupp Elevator Innovation Center attains OHSAS 18001 Certification

The global R&D center in Gijón is the only Spanish company with an integrated management system certified.

ThyssenKrupp Norte, first Spanish industrial company to receive the EFQM 500+ Business Excellence certificate
ThyssenKrupp Norte, first Spanish industrial company to receive the EFQM 500+ Business Excellence certificate

The EFQM 500+ model of efficiency and quality accredits highly advanced levels of business management. ThyssenKrupp Norte has been awarded the EFQM’s (European Foundation for Quality Management) highest certification, EFQM 500+, attesting to its advanced levels of management in leadership, strategy, people, processes, products and services, society, customers and results.

Gijón participates in MULTI, the latest ThyssenKrupp global innovation project
Gijón participates in MULTI, the latest ThyssenKrupp global innovation project

ThyssenKrupp Innovation Center in Gijón develops the scaled prototype of the first cable-less elevator in the world. MULTI applies the same technology as ACCEL, the fastest accelerated moving walkway in existence, also developed in Gijón.

Engaging urbanisation: Urban-Hub.com is a new digital magazine to promote discussions on how people shape cities
Engaging urbanisation: Urban-Hub.com is a new digital magazine to promote discussions on how people shape cities

Urbanisation will see a 2.5 billion increase in city populations by 2050, and of the 10-11 billion population expected by the end of the century, around 70% will live in urban spaces. Factoring in the challenges that urbanisation represents for the world, it is more imperative than ever that we make sustainable choices to move towards creating cities that are not only pleasant but also the most environmentally friendly structures possible, offering efficient mobility in the city as well as inside buildings, with easy and cost-effective infrastructure.